EduCHATS – Kanak Gupta, Director, Seth M.R. Jaipuria School

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In the seventh largest country in the world, educator Kanak Gupta strives to make quality private education available to children in Tier 2/Tier 3 cities of India.  In this series of “EduCHATS”, he shares about the strategies and processes that are implemented to give students the quality education they deserve. Tell us a bit about your role and what that involves on a daily …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Mary Cheriyan, Professional Teacher

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 …

Jared Dunn

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 …

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Building life skills in special needs students [VIDEO]

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In the special needs education, it is not just about teaching students one math skill or a linguistic skill, but rather to empower them to be flexible and use the individual skills innovatively and together with peers. And technology is helping to SEN educators and specialists do just that. At EduTECH Asia last November, we had the opportunity to chat with with …

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 …

The 4th Industrial Revolution in Education

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The world economic form had published an article on the 4th industrial revolution, highlighting how technological revolution will fundamentally change the way we communicate and live our everyday life and how we should be responding to this change. One of the areas this could definitely impact is Education. The question of how to prepare the younger, and even the current, …