EdTech Weekly Digest - 2 (February 2015)

Hello folks! It's good to be back again as edtechreivew.in has published lots of great edtech insights, resouces and news in the past few weeks so i would recommend you all like minded people to check out those and its always good when you hear back from enthusiasts like minded people you. So drop your comments and let us know what you want to hear from us. Lets start our digest !

Global Network of Free Computer Programming Clubs for Young People

In recent years, computer programming has become popular and is taking its place in kids' activity list. The education community is realizing that programming is essential for kids as it develops a lot of skills in students.

Here is an amazing platform that will help kids to learn computer programming and coding perfectly. CoderDojo is a global network of free computer programming clubs for young people. Young people amid 7 to 17, learn how to develop site, code, games, programs and apps as well as explore technology in a creative atmosphere here.

Top Tweets and Resources for Teachers and Leaders (Feb #3)

Find out some of the amazing resources tweeted by educators, educational leaders and education technology enthusiasts this week on :-
Blended Learning
Online Learning
Higher Education
K12 Chat
ESL

Common Myths and Facts About Web Security and Internet Safety

Educators and students rely on the Internet, as it offers huge opportunities, information, and resources to both; it has become part of their lives. With this reliability, there comes threat also, they must know how to protect themselves from the Internet threat.
Before, we dig out more on web security, internet safety and digital citizenship from students' and teachers' point of view; let’s take a look on some of the common myths and facts about web security and internet safety.

EdTech Trends for the Coming Years

EdTech is about to explode. The coming technology and the new trends on the rise can’t but forecast an extensive technology adoption in schools all around the globe.
Specific apps, systems, codable gadgets and the adaptation of general use elements to the school environment are engaging teachers and opening up the way to new pedagogical approaches. And while we are scratching the surface of some of them, others have just started to buzz persistently.
WEARABLES + NANO/MICRO TECHNOLOGY + THE INTERNET OF THINGS

About the Author
Author: Dr Rod BergerWebsite: http://www.mindrocketmediagroup.com/
Rod Berger, PsyD, is President and CEO of MindRocket Media Group serving the global education market. Dr. Berger has been a VP of Education for an edtech firm, Keynote Speaker, Brand Strategist and continues to teach college courses and each summer guests lectures at Vanderbilt University.
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