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 …

Game-based learning

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More than 360 million unique viewers watched a League of Legends “Mid-Season-Invitational” match. That is about 3 times more than a superbowl and 10 times more than a NBA final. The question therefore that has arisen recently, can the rise of electronic gaming create a new forefront for the education sector? The History of Game-Based Learning Game-based learning is not …

Me3D Case Study: STEM Education: Benefits of 3D Printing in the Classroom

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While highly informative, the majority of information taught in STEM courses can be rather abstract and technical. Unfortunately, this means that a lot of students will find it boring, which can decrease student engagement. According to Shelley Wright, an educator and Ph.D. student, “Starting in grade 6, student engagement begins to plummet, until about grade 9, when it bottoms out …

ManyCam at EduTECH Asia 2018 Press Release

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ManyCam is excited to announce their attendance at the EduTECH Asia 2018, Asia’s largest education conference that brings together thousands of educators to discuss the impact of technology on the learning experience. The conference will be held in Singapore, at the Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre, from October 8th to 10th. ManyCam will showcase how its software and latest updates …

Crestron Case Study – Singapore Institute of Management

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Challenge The Singapore Institute of Management (SIM), a leading provider of a diverse range of education pathways and professional training, is home to about 20,000 students. With the sheer volume of classes conducted, SIM required an automation solution to simplify their AV, lighting and room booking systems as the institution wanted to streamline their operations team and increase productivity levels. As …

JoAn Radokovich

Encouraging educators to upskill with technology

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With technology playing an important role in the way we teach and learn, educators are opening up to the adoption of new education trends and technologies more than ever before. At EduTECH Asia last November, we had the opportunity to chat with with JoAn Radokovich, Principal, Primary School, Canadian International School about how they are keeping their faculty relevant and abreast with new …

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Nurturing professional teachers [VIDEO]

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As role models for students, teachers need to have sound knowledge on their expertise and also be able to apply these knowledge in the various unique situations. More than just teaching the syllabus, a professional teacher should also be able to demonstrate how to enquire about information and how to collaborate with this information. At EduTECH Asia last November, we had the …

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Collaborating with educators to meet changing education needs [VIDEO]

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Institutions across the world are looking to apply edtech more deeply and widely. In terms of educational materials, it is no longer just an “either or” between print and digital. And even within digital, there are many types of digital resources to choose from. At EduTECH Asia last November, we had the opportunity to chat with with Jared Dunn, Business Director, Higher …

Case Study: STEM Studies

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In 2017, Parklands Christian College, launched a new subject STEM Studies for the Year 10’s.  In this blog, our speaker Kristie Schulz – Lead Teacher of Mathematics and Science  at EduTECH Asia shares the school’s journey with us. STEM Studies 2018 STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) at Parklands Christian College is not your typical STEM class. There are no robotics labs, we …