Tag Archives: technology

Mindfulness Doesn’t Have to Be Whitewashed and Goal-Oriented

by Ankita Rao In the nebulous world that is American spirituality, it can be hard to trace a practice back to its origin. So many traditions and rituals—yoga, Sufism, Kabbalah—have made loop-de-loops across the world, morphing and twisting along the way before eventually landing in the digital folds […] … The apps, on the surface, are all seamless… Read More »

Digital Disruption in Mental Health

By John Stackhouse September 24, 2018 The new Apple Watch released earlier this month includes an FDA-approved heart-rate monitor, the latest example of how our digital devices are transforming healthcare. Now, entrepreneurs and innovators are turning their sights on mental health, hoping to transform the way we treat our minds just as technology has changed […] Click here… Read More »

The surprising thing Google learned about its employees — and what it means for today’s students

The conventional wisdom about 21st century skills holds that students need to master the STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and math — and learn to code as well because that’s where the jobs are. It turns out that is a gross simplification of what students need to know […] This post explains what Google learned about its… Read More »

This is the iPhone X

Ten years ago, the world got much bigger and much smaller, all in one fell swoop. Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone, the first internet-connected smartphone that put user experience above all, finally executing on the idea of a full touchscreen handset. This ushered in the rise of constant social […] Click here to view original web page at… Read More »

Future trends in mobile learning – the wider context and tensions

Slideshare by John Traxler 1. Future trends in mobile learning John Traxler 16h15 on 7 August 2017 2. Some Fundamental Truths and Tensions that Drive Future Trends 3. The transition in the global mobile technology environment from A fragile, institutional, costly, scarce technology, needing theories, experts, institutions and subsidies, working inside ‘education’ to […] Click here to view… Read More »

Teaching Technology Toolkit

This toolkit was designed by Nalini Pather, Lila Azouz, Gary Velan and Richard Vickery, and funded by a UNSW Teaching Grant Click here to view original web page at teachingtools.med.unsw.edu.au

9 Essential Digital Skills for 21st Century Teachers

As we have pointed elsewhere , ‘ in a digitally focused world, education is getting more and more digitized pushing us, teachers and educators, to re-conceptualize what it really means to be a teacher in the 21st century. Whether you are a technological determinist or a digital instrumentalist, technology […] Click here to view original web page at… Read More »

NMC/CoSN Horizon Report > 2017 K-12 Edition

What is on the five-year horizon for K-12 schools worldwide? Which trends and technologies will drive educational change? What are the challenges that we consider as solvable or difficult to overcome, and how can we strategize effective solutions? These questions regarding technology adoption and educational change steered the collaborative […] Click here to view original web page at… Read More »

The Glass Room- Take more control over your data

See how your location is tracked through your phone, your wifi connections, the websites you visit, and the social media platforms and email providers you use. ENCRYPTION MATTERS Privacy is important to our everyday lives in ways we don’t always consider. See where you’re protected by privacy and […] Click here to view original web page at theglassroomnyc.org

Stay safe online

Securing our online lives is a shared responsibility. Get involved this October and empower our global digital society to use the Internet safely and securely. Wedding planning has gone mobile. From this day forward, if you want to live happily ever after online, vow to follow these simple tips. […] STOP. THINK. CONNECT. asks TeleSign questions about their… Read More »