Using data and edtech for school improvement

Finding the best route towards school improvement has become an abstract and elusive target for educators and policymakers worldwide. No two school systems are alike—the differences in context are just too great. These differences are magnified even further when looking at each individual school with its unique group of students and teachers. Finding a one-size-fits-all […]

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Can digital learning create an inclusive classroom that combines diversity and awareness?

The Equality Act of 2010 ensured that all UK universities provide learning support to disabled learners to include note taking, special equipment, interpreters, and extra time in tutorials and exams. However, according to Dr. Demetra Katsifli, Senior Director of Industry Management at Blackboard , the key to improving accessibility isn’t just adding additional services, it’s addressing […]

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The social Web, by all means possible

The world’s largest tech companies are rushing to connect the next billion people to the Web. Microsoft is creating connectivity by consolidating the small bits of bandwidth between television channels (television whitespaces). Facebook is experimenting with transmitting data via high-flying drones (project Aquila) and Google via balloons (project Loon). The motives in each case seem […]

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