EdTech Weekly Digest - 1 (November 2014)

Hello folks! It's good to be back here at edtechreview.in. This week we'll discuss some news regarding technology use in education and workforce development in 21st century education. This week I will be touching the following topics in this digest with some great infographics covered this week.

[Infographic] EdTech: What's Next?

This wonderful infographic presents a perspective on what the future of education will look like.

[Infographic] The Reasons for and Impact of the Skills Gap

The Skills Gap Infographic focuses on the extreme skill gap in today’s economy. Is it a skill gap or education gap?

The growing gap between the MARKET places’ current skills and the future capabilities of the marketplace to meet the needs for future development is what is being called the Skills Gap. Organizations and companies in the US and across the globe are noting this every widening gap. Even more disturbing is the large unemployment rate still plaguing the US and other economies. The skills gap, if left unchecked, will have lasting effects on business, the economy, and the world at large.

Join the 5th Annual Global Education Conference

The fifth annual Global Education Conference is a free week-long online event bringing together educators and innovators from around the world. This event will be held on Monday, November 17 through Friday, November 21, 2014. The entire conference is virtual and will take place online in webinar format. Find more details below.

Looking for something innovative but practical to try in your classroom? What about some great public radio stories that grab students’ attention? They can give a modern spin on a historical event or illustrate a real world application of a scientific concept.
They can be a new mode of delivery for informational “texts”. They can be a great example of spoken academic language.

zSpace - Immersive EdTech for STEM‎

STEM is a curriculum meant to educate students in four areas- science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in a practical approach.
In this technological era, there are lot of platforms emerging today that provide immersive learning experience in STEM education; zSpace is one such great platform.
zSpace Technology and STEM Education Practical interaction is very much necessary in STEM education. Instead of just reading and writing about, with zSpace learners can interact with object and understand basic concepts easily and perfectly.


Successes and Challenges of Rural School Districts in America

Who's Considering American Teachers & Rural Education Issues

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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