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The Mission of Libraries (should you choose to accept it)

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Friday March 18, 2016. Day Two of Library Leadership in a Digital Age, Harvard Graduate School of Education. Approximately forty students take their seats in anticipation of the post-lunch lecture. Enter, Dr Howard Gardner. FYI that is Taylor Swift (not Dr Gardner). But for storytelling purposes it is very important you understand my internal reaction as one of the most …

Coding

Why should children learn to code?

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An article on Edvocate from Matthew Lynch talks about the next big thing in education – Coding! While coding today is trending and a sought after skill do all children need to code? Introducing coding at school has had the nod from many school administrators. Today schools, teachers and parents all over the globe are keen to teach children to code. While programmes …

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Thinking of flipping your class?

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As with any new fad or trend, there are plenty of people trying to use the flipped learning model to jump on the bandwagon without really understanding how to do it. So once you’ve decided to flip your classroom… … for a unit, a semester, or for good. Or maybe you’re considering it. In any case, what do you do with …

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Demonstrating Leadership in the Classroom

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The notion of teacher leadership is not new, but it certainly has transformed in the recent times. In the past, teacher leadership roles have had limited scope and established at the prerogative of the administrators. In these roles teachers have often served as representatives rather than leaders. Today this has changed. Leadership roles are promising real opportunities for teachers to impact change without …

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Finding the right balance in inquiry based learning

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Should I teach content or turn students loose to figure out things on their own? This question is at the heart of the debate over teacher preparation for inquiry based learning. Knowing when to teach directly, or allow for problem solving, is a high art. But that is what inquiry-based education demands. Inquiry based learning can invigorate teaching and motivate …

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Education marketing: Life truths from “Inbound”

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The Internet is the greatest equaliser. We see startups challenging Goliaths, age-old content gatekeepers running out of business. The world that we knew 5 years ago has changed. In the ‘new normal’, consumers do not need us anymore. The paradigm of ‘marketing’ has flipped on its head from being interruption based to permission based. What does this imply for brand …

Startup

Get your edtech startup in front of real customers at EduTECH Asia

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Securing funding is an essential part of your job as a startup founder. But of far greater importance is locking in real business that can make your startup sustainable, keep your existing investors happy and ensuring rapid growth. Whilst we are big fans of startup events, we feel like they often miss the most important point – putting your brand …

Spark Something

Are you ready to Spark Something at EduTECH?

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At EduTECH Asia we pride ourselves on providing attendees with more great, engaging content than any other education event in Asia. From roundtables and workshops to presentations, panels and unconferences, over three days delegates will have the option to dive deep into the subject areas that matter the most to them. But EduTECH Asia isn’t just a great opportunity for …

Awards

Submit your nominations for the EduTECH Asia Awards

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Here at EduTECH Asia, and across all of the EduTECH events, we love nothing more than showcasing the very best education stories, challenges and solutions. Most of the time, the way that we recognise these is through the conference programme, where we give a platform to the very best of local, regional and global educators, policymakers and technologists to share …