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 …

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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 …

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 …

Towards an Open Access Indonesia: The need for bringing open source solutions to academia in Indonesia

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If there is any country which illustrates the need for open access solutions, it’s Indonesia. A sprawling archipelago of over 17,000 islands, 922 of which are inhabited by over 132 million internet users. 64 million Indonesians are active on Facebook and its capital, Jakarta, was named the world’s most active city on Twitter. More than any other technology, the web …

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Keynote insights: Brian Alexander on getting the most from edtech

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EduTECH Asia is just a couple of months away, and here at HQ we’re busy putting the final pieces in place for what is going to be an incredibly exciting week. One of the speakers who will be kicking off the show will Bryan Alexander, who amongst other work is known for his superb monthly Future Trends in Technology and Education …

The Sci-fi of Digital Transformation

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I prefer science fiction to the crisp white papers plotting techno-trends. I’m not talking about time machines or terraforming planets but everyday things like imagining how we learn, communicate and play in the future. Sci-fi writers don’t just predict the emergence of key technologies; they personify their impact on culture. Back in ‘64 when the US Surgeon General Luther Terry …

Guest Post: EdTech journey of a teacher (contd)

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This is the second part Steven’s exciting journey 6. Cultivate Growth Mindset Change is one of the hardest thing in the world. Not everyone like changes. But as long as you have a growth mindset, you will always want to learn, unlearn, and relearn from reflection of your experiences. Integrating technologies in schools require that mindset as you will not only …

Guest Post: EdTech journey of a teacher

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I’m always excited to meet educators who share the same passion as me – those who love playing and working with the full power of technology! I am always keen to learn & share my journey as teacher.  Here are the 10 takeaways from my EdTech journey. 1. Grow your Passion I remember when I graduated from Pelita Harapan University 6 years ago …

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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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 …