Authentic and Innovative Learning Intervention

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Dr. Rajaram is an experienced practitioner in management, an entrepreneur in learning innovations and organisational science and a research fellow who specializes in learning analytics and internationalization of business education. He is also a learning coach and consultant to large MNCs, SMEs, and Universities. He is a Course Director and Senior Lecturer with Nanyang Business School, where he lectures, leads …

EduCHATS – Atima Joshi, Founder Principal, Middleton International School

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For teachers, teaching young people can be fulfilling, yet a demanding job. Today, as 21st-century educators, a combination of specific skills, knowledge, and experiences are required to excel in the profession. In our new series “EduCHATS” interviews our speaker Atima Joshi shares her views on what skills, knowledge, and experiences are needed to be ahead of the curve. Tell us a …

Educators guide for designing a Makerspace

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Makerspaces are a rapidly growing trend in schools across the globe. They’re a place for brainstorming and tinkering, designing and creating. They have almost become a firm fixture in schools. We sat down with our speaker Mayuri Ambule, Director of Educational Technology, The British School in Colombo, Sri Lanka who has shared her experience of leading a team to create create a makerspace …

Sustainability through STEMinn at Stamford American School Hong Kong

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Advocates of more integrated approaches to STEAM education argue that teaching STEAM in a more connected manner, especially in the context of real-world issues, can make the STEAM subjects more relevant to students and teachers. This, in turn, can enhance motivation for learning and improve student interest, achievement, and persistence. We sat down with our speaker and STEAM advocate Linda Cheung, …

Exploring the flipped mastery approach

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This is a reflection on my first year of adopting a flipped mastery approach to one Mathematics class. I set three sub-goals goals at the start of the academic year that were to act as guides, benchmarks or points of referral throughout the year.  Essentially, I was motivated to enhance the learning experiences in a way that would improve learning …

EDUCATION, CAREER AND LIFE CHOICES FOR THE FILIPINO YOUTH

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As Henry Motte-Munoz quoted, “Technology has been revolutionizing the business model of many industries, especially in recent years. One industry prime for growth and change is education. The future of education is to effectively prepare the youth for the future of work.” With that vision, he started Edukasyon.ph. Edukasyon is the #1 one-stop online platform for Gen Z (ages 13-23) …

Integrating virtual reality into the curriculum

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Educators all over the globe have seen the incredible potential that virtual reality and 360-degree video possess to enhance pedagogy and stimulate the learning of our students. Often, it takes small pockets of innovative teachers to take the initial ‘leap’ and experiment with this new and alien technology. However, as I hope to show you, taking steps to integrate VR can be immensely rewarding and much less resource intensive than …

Embedding edtech in your teaching practice

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Nigel Smith, MD of Courses and Learning at FutureLearn, explains how teachers can bring online learning into the classroom Educators put great stock in learning, so the idea of continuous learning and professional development shouldn’t be a hard sell. ‘Live your brand’ as marketeers say. Yet while we’ve come a long way since chalk and blackboards — to the relief …

Are your library facilities letting your university down?

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James Breakell, UK Managing Director of leading library security provider, D-Tech International, looks at the impact library facilities have on a student’s choice of university and the technology available to set your library apart. The Student Experience Survey (2016), conducted by the Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE), showed that nearly two-thirds of students listed the quality of a …

The Three E’s: Equity, English, and EdTech

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The Three E’s: Equity, English, and EdTech By Lindy Ledohowski, CEO EssayJack Inc. “The fastest-spreading language in human history, English is spoken at a useful level by some 1.75 billion people worldwide—that’s one in every four of us.” (Harvard Business Review, link here https://hbr.org/2012/05/global-business-speaks-english). The English language is being written and spoken in rising numbers the world over. The number of college-level students …