EdTech Weekly Digest - 1 (February 2014)

WeeklyDigest #1 Feb 2014

Hello Listener's, its pleasure to be back with our voices section again and also wonderful experience meeting with the people on bett conference - one of the biggest educational technology conference of the year.

Folks in previous weekly-digest i mentioned that edtechreview.in is doing great with infographic's as they are picking up very insightful topic's for the infographics so lets us start this week's digest with these fantastic infographics. Here is the summary about what all is there in this Weekly Digest:

[Infographic] Economy and Education: How America is Falling Behind

THE GOOD NEWS: At the higher education level, the United States has a strong system that is admired around the world and is a world leader in research. MORE GOOD NEWS: The U.S. tied for first in University and college graduation rates. MORE GOOD NEWS: 18 of the top 20 universities in the world are in America. But……

105 MOOCs starting in Feb 2014

This is a list of 105 MOOCs starting this February (Feb 2014) and the list covers a variety of domain like Business and Management, Humanities, Medical Science, etc. We hope this list turns out to be very useful for you and your colleagues.

Use of Whiteboards in Class is not Challenging - It's a Routine.

Technology has occupied a big part of our life. Education can’t be out of the swim, since the learning process requires constant innovations in teaching approach, methodology and tools engagement. Still, some teachers are still afraid of even the most simple technologies involved in the teaching process.  

What is 21st Century Education?

21st Century Education is an education where students work with real world applications on inquiry-based, real world challenges, acknowledging the connected digital world they live in, where they can communicate and learn globally, and where actionable thinking, innovation, creativity and problem-solving are actively taught, encouraged and nurtured.

Dos and Don'ts for Creating a School Culture for EdTech

The intense pace of innovation in EdTech leaves us thinking about ways of leveraging technology to better the learning outcomes for students. Schools are exploring and experimenting with every possible option to revolutionize their classrooms with technology.

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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