Tag Archives: technology

Personalized vs. differentiated vs. individualized learning

[…] Nowhere is this more prevalent than in the field of education. In fact, there are so many “terms du jour” thrown around, tweeted and traded these days that their intrinsic value is often questionable, and confusing. Take the terms differentiated, individualized and personalized. What can we make of these three near synonyms? Short answer: Plenty! Modern classrooms… Read More »

In Bangladesh, a Mobile App Provides a Platform Where Women Can Feel Free to Talk

Women’s participation in economic activities in Bangladesh has increased but their health issues are being neglected. Image by Zakir Hossain Chowdhury. Copyright: Demotix (03/10/2011) When you hear the word Maya Apa , its sound like a human name. But it is not. It is an Android-based mobile application. This […] Through this app any woman can ask any… Read More »

How to evaluate apps and websites for meeting your classroom needs

While it can be exciting that there are so many apps and websites for learning content, it can also be daunting and overwhelming to busy teachers.Fortunately there has been a wave of new websites that help teachers locate apps to meet their curricular needs. Two of them include CommonSenseMedia has […] The connection to the classroom learning goals… Read More »

The Multi-device World Is Evolving!

Multi-device World Is Evolving It’s no secret that we live in a multi-device world. Google was one of the first to talk about this in its 2012 report titled ‘The Multi Screen World’. However, since the publishing of the Google report, the world has changed quite a bit. Let’s […] 1. The Google Report suggested that device choice… Read More »

6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design

6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of #eLearning and #mLearning http://t.co/14qp7Oi0Bc — RJ Jacquez (@rjacquez) March 5, 2015 OMD research: viewers switch devices regularly while the TV is on (Image credit: Nathan Daniels) How many devices do you own? For me, the answer is a […] So How Should We Design Mobile Learning? When… Read More »

Top 4.5 tips for designing mLearning

mLearning is a hot topic no matter where you look in the L&D space. It’s also a topic that I am rather passionate about. I am very excited about the potential opportunities it gives eLearning specialists for creating some amazing learning solutions. The most exciting benefit it has to […] So here are my 4.5 tips on what… Read More »

Managing learning for the YouTube generation

People access learning in an increasing number of ways. How should L&D departments track and measure learning that is becoming more technology driven and informal? Finding the right balance is the challenge, discovers Cath Everett. The UK learning and development sector has been undergoing change for some time. Not […] Click here to view original web page at… Read More »

9 Amazing Augmented Reality Apps for Teaching and Learning

We’re Seeing an Explosion of Free and Low Cost Augmented Reality Tools for Education Augmented reality (AR) has evolved in recent years and its application in classrooms is limitless. Educators don’t need to feel overwhelmed when trying to introduce AR in their classroom because there are many great apps […] Click here to view original web page at… Read More »

How wearable technology is changing the lives of disabled people

Yvonne Felix has had vision problems since she was four years old. At age seven, she was diagnosed with Stargardt disease – a form of juvenile macular degeneration – after being hit by a car. For much of her life, Ms. Felix, now 34, has lived with a blind […] Two years ago, she was approached by eSight,… Read More »

Qualcomm Earnings: What to Watch

…–SAMSUNG SALES: Qualcomm, whose chips handle cellular communications and computing in smartphones, has suffered because of issues concerning longtime customer SAMSUNG Electronics Co. The South Korean company has been losing market share in smartphones to Apple Inc., which typically uses Qualcomm cellular modems along with internally designed processors, where Samsung has often used more profitable Qualcomm chips that… Read More »