10 Major Technology Trends in Education

My IPT students reviewed the top ten trends in Education Technology from 2013 and used 3 votes to rate the most important trends from their perspective. The results can be viewed in the poll at the end of the blog post. #edTech

Information Processes and Technology

We have a first look at the results from the latest Speak Up survey, which polled hundreds of thousands of teachers, students, administrators, parents and community members about technology trends in education.

  • By Chris Riedel
  • 02/03/14

According to the latest data, video for homework is on the rise; mobile computing is “beyond the tipping point”; and most kids don’t use traditional computers to connect to the Internet at home. Those are just three of the major trends revealed in the 2013 Speak Up Survey from Project Tomorrow, which CEO Julie Evans revealed at the FETC 2014 conference last week.

The 2013 results represent more than 400,000 surveys from 9,000 schools and 2,700 districts across the country. Respondents included 325,279 students, 32,151 teachers and librarians, 39,986 parents, 4,530 district administrators and, new to this year’s survey, 1,346 community members.
Read more at http://thejournal.com/Articles/2014/02/03/10-Major-Technology-Trends-in-Education.aspx?Page=1#PP5O1HjxVA3tPLYf.99

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NBCS on Channel TEN news, eye Witness report

Channel TEN visited NBCS recently to report on the open, student-centred, collaborative PBL learning. Their report went to air on TV this evening in their eye Witness news section. Here is the news report:
NBCS on Channel TEN News – eye Witness 19-2-2014

Butterfly Struggles – An inspirational life lesson

I prepared this presentation for NBCS devotions on 12th February 2014. It is an inspirational life lesson drawn from the struggles that butterfly goes through during its metamorphosis:

Download the presentation: Butterfly Stuggles – an inspirational life lesson and enjoy.