EdTech Weekly Digest - 4 (December 2013)


edtech weekly digest 4I will give a quick walk through of the topics that were covered over the last one week that might catch your interest, by briefly touching few of those articles and discussing a few of them in detail.

I find couple of great infographic here which are really catching my attention and has proved a great piece of content in form of learning so many new things when I visit EdTechReview for the weekly digest. This week I will be touching the following topics in this digest.

Why Should Schools Run a Blog For Their Students and Teachers?

A website can be used to publish limited activities as it’s viewed not only by the people within the organization but also from people outside of the organization. There is a need for educational institutions to run a blog as it is not just a great alternative to websites but also a supportive platform to use besides an official website. This article covers the benefits of maintaining a School Blog for teachers and students.

How to Teach Creativity and How Can Technology Help?

Creativity is one of the most significant aspects of the day-to-day learning of students. It boosts up higher order thinking skills and encourages the formation of new ideas and perspectives. To teach creativity, one needs to teach creatively by putting in efforts to bring out creative thinking in the classroom. This article talks about different techniques to teach creativity by using technology.

Top 10 Characteristics of a 21st Century Classroom

A 21st century classroom has many characteristics associated with it which distinguish it from the classrooms of the past centuries. This article talks about the top 10 characteristics of a 21st century classroom.

Path to Success for EdTech Startups

EdTech startups should feel positive about their success, because they are the ones who can change the face of education. This article covers the success factors, which can lay down the path to success for EdTech startups.

 

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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