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Why people power is the key to successful innovation

  • March 27, 2020
  • The Ednology Team

Digital transformation, though a very broad term, can in some cases be considered a misnomer. Many of the challenges and changes that come with it are in fact very much on a human level, with technology playing only an incidental role. As well as students being impacted by digital transformation, it is often staff that … Continue reading Why people power is the key to successful innovation

Learning in the time of COVID-19: business almost as usual

  • March 27, 2020
  • The Ednology Team

We live in a digital world – and our role as a software bootcamp is to train and shape the future workforce. While we enjoy training a full cohort, we also know that life can present challenges to that outcome. This includes the unprecedented arrival of COVID-19. We’ve acted swiftly to protect the wellbeing of our … Continue reading Learning in the time of COVID-19: business almost as usual

Student assessment trends: A brief history and a bright future

  • March 27, 2020
  • The Ednology Team

Assessment is a valuable complement to instruction. It tells us who has learned and who hasn’t so educators can determine what’s most likely to help a student grow and succeed in the future. With nearly half a century invested in psychometric research—the study of educational and psychological measurement—I think it’s important to look back at … Continue reading Student assessment trends: A brief history and a bright future

Movement and learning combine to spark student success

  • March 27, 2020
  • The Ednology Team

Teachers never have enough hours in the day. So when we find learning tools that engage students and also serve multiple purposes, it’s a huge bonus. That’s just what I discovered when I began using an interactive video series that gets students up and moving while they’re learning core content. The link between movement and … Continue reading Movement and learning combine to spark student success

Helping educators digitize their curriculum

  • March 27, 2020
  • The Ednology Team

Over the past few weeks, hundreds of thousands of educators have turned to Screencastify to digitize their curriculum and communication in preparation for (or in response to) school closures. In response, we have created a number of free e-learning resources to help both new and experienced Screencastify users get more comfortable using video for this … Continue reading Helping educators digitize their curriculum

Free computer programming courses

  • March 27, 2020
  • The Ednology Team

DataCamp for the Classroom offers free access to data science and analytics educators across the globe to all DataCamp content. This includes a growing library of 325+ courses in Python, R, SQL, and other technologies. To date, DataCamp has helped over 200,000 students and teachers from 180 countries build data skills. This delivers on its … Continue reading Free computer programming courses

NYU makes face shield design for healthcare workers that can be built in under a minute available to all

  • March 27, 2020
  • The Ednology Team

New York University is among the many academic, private and public institutions doing what it can to address the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) among healthcare workers across the world. The school worked quickly to develop an open-source face-shield design, and is now offering that design freely to any and all in order to … Continue reading NYU makes face shield design for healthcare workers that can be built in under a minute available to all

We’ve come full rectangle: Polaroid is reborn out of The Impossible Project

  • March 27, 2020
  • The Ednology Team

More than a decade after announcing that it would keep Polaroid’s abandoned instant film alive, The Impossible Project has done the… improbable: It has officially become the brand it set out to save. And to commemorate the occasion, there’s a new camera, the Polaroid Now. The convergence of the two brands has been in the … Continue reading We’ve come full rectangle: Polaroid is reborn out of The Impossible Project

Profile: Ilya Zalessky

  • March 26, 2020
  • The Ednology Team

Info Name: Ilya Zalessky Job title: Head of educational services, Yandex Q. What are your views on the current state of the edtech sector in Russia – does it differ much to the rest of the world? Right now, the state of edtech in Russia differs to the rest of the world due to the … Continue reading Profile: Ilya Zalessky

Ofsted hopes digitisation will save the Early Years sector

  • March 26, 2020
  • The Ednology Team

Ofsted has refreshed its online registration system for Early Years settings across the UK, instigating a digital shift to help address the decline in the number of childcare workers. Government figures show that the industry has lost 24,200 childminders in just 10 years, representing a loss of more than 40%. On top of this, research … Continue reading Ofsted hopes digitisation will save the Early Years sector

Why adult learning can thrive through distance

  • March 26, 2020
  • The Ednology Team

There has never been a time where schools, colleges and universities have had to prioritise technology as much as right now. The importance of keeping learners safe in the midst of a global pandemic has meant that around the world, education institutes are leaning on their technological capabilities, hoping to ensure that students can seamlessly … Continue reading Why adult learning can thrive through distance

Teachers and students flock to online language tutoring

  • March 26, 2020
  • The Ednology Team

Teachers and students have flocked to online language learning platforms in the last few weeks, as sites such as Preply have witnessed record traffic levels and new registrants on both sides of the marketplace.  Many of Preply’s new students this week fall into the 50+ demographic – an age group keeping themselves largely, if not … Continue reading Teachers and students flock to online language tutoring

What does smart campus mean to you?

  • March 26, 2020
  • The Ednology Team

Let’s get straight to it. Who is really going to benefit from a smart campus initiative? Well, it’s odds on that if you work, study, or teach at a university, at some point in the next week you will discuss some aspect of campus life with a colleague or family member. The cleanliness of a … Continue reading What does smart campus mean to you?

UK parents granted access to online resources to support teaching during self-isolation

  • March 26, 2020
  • The Ednology Team

The Staedtler Teachers’ Club UK is giving UK parents the chance to download a range of curriculum-informed teaching resources to use during the period of school closures, offering the learning materials completely free of charge. The platform, originally created for primary teachers, offers relevant and engaging activities suitable for KS1 and KS2 pupils. The resources … Continue reading UK parents granted access to online resources to support teaching during self-isolation

Holiday camps become online tutorials: how one edtech company is supporting home schooling

  • March 26, 2020
  • The Ednology Team

An edtech company that runs holiday camps for teenagers has launched ‘remote’ classes to support parents who are home schooling their children. The government announced school closures on Wednesday 18 March. Although schools are remaining open for the children of key workers, most parents must now keep children at home to slow the spread of … Continue reading Holiday camps become online tutorials: how one edtech company is supporting home schooling

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