2016-05-31

10 Tools for More Interactive Videos 


Forget about PowerPoints with voice-over — that's old school. These "new school" apps can help you engage your students while they're learning from your lectures.


2016-05-30

How flipped learning works in (and out of) the classroom


Flipped learning is more than just having students do homework during the school day. It's more than just putting the onus on students to teach themselves. In fact, it's neither of those things. Don't be fooled by simple explanations of flipped classrooms that simplify a highly complex undertaking.


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A short and easily read introduction to flipped learning.

2016-05-28

Infographic: The Rise of Mobile Learning


"47% of organizations are now using mobile devices for their online training needs."



5 Ways YouTube Can Transform Your eLearning Course


Wondering how to use YouTube in your eLearning courses? Read this article to discover 5 ways YouTube can transform your next eLearning course.


2016-05-22

Web 1.0 vs Web 2.0 vs Web 3.0 vs Web 4.0 vs Web 5.0 – A bird’s eye on the evolution and definition


Do you know the answer to the next simple question? "What do you know about web 2.0 technology?" What's so interesting about this video, is the simple fact that none of these so called digital natives are familiar with the term web 2.0. Although they never had a life without technology, they just don't know…

Stewart-Marshall's insight:
Web 5.0 will be about the (emotional) interaction between humans and computers. The interaction will become a daily habit for a lot of people based on neurotechnology.

theLearnia - Free Online Whiteboard


theLearnia helps teachers to flip their classroom by creating awesome video lessons within minutes and share with their students


2016-05-20

Social learning: the revolution in eLearning


How can an age-old learning strategy, like social learning, make your eLearning course pop? Read this article and find out the benefits of social learning!

Stewart-Marshall's insight:
In order to have an authentic social learning experience, learning management systems are increasingly offering social capabilities. Learners are now able to share experiences and research new knowledge and combine the two in learning forums to create new knowledge for peers. Social learning leads to better learning and improved self-affirmation.

2016-05-19

Becoming Innovative: 15 New Ideas Every Teacher Should Try -


What are the latest emerging trends in education?

As trends to do, these are changing almost yearly. Consider how quiet iPads in the classroom have been recently, whereas three years ago they were going to replace teachers and were (unsarcastically) compared to magic. While mobile devices like the iPad can indeed parallel a kind of magic in the learning process, it obviously has to 'fit' into a progressive supporting ecology of assessment, curriculum, and instruction.

With that in mind, we've created a list of 15 (the graphic plus 3 bonus items below) new ideas every teacher should try. Not all will fit or work–again, it depends on the ecology of the classroom, school, and so on. But each of these ideas below–some learning models, some concepts, and some technologies–can be transformational for students, and your teaching.

Stewart-Marshall's insight:
A list of 15 transformational ideas every teacher should try –some learning models, some concepts, and some technologies.

2016-05-17

In eLearning content development, how much text is too much text?


In eLearning content development, the amount of text on the slide is crucial. So, how much text is too much text?

Stewart-Marshall's insight:
There's a world of interactive multi-media possibilities for avoiding lots of text. This post list a few of the possibilities ...

2016-05-15

27 Ways To Inspire Innovative Thinking In Students


27 Ways To Inspire Innovative Thinking In Students by TeachThought Staff Innovating thinking is one of those awkward concepts in education--on
Stewart-Marshall's insight:
Innovative thinking in students will flower when we design classrooms that absolutely can't survive without it. Same with critical thinking, self-direction, creativity, and so on. Until we reach that point, it's on the shoulders of the classroom teacher to tease it out of students through a combination of inspiration, modeling, scaffolding, and creating persistent opportunity.

2016-05-13

7 tips to create the perfect eLearning conditions


Every piece of text, image, graphic, and color you use contributes to the overall atmosphere of your eLearning course. These components come together to form the eLearning environment that surrounds your audience, which can either help or hinder their success. For this reason, you must think very carefully about every design element you choose, or choose to leave out, for that matter. Here are 7 top tips for creating the perfect eLearning conditions for your eLearning experience.


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Seven top tips for creating the perfect eLearning conditions for your eLearning experience.

2016-05-08

The Quantum Computer is for everyone, try it! 


Share with:The IBM quantum computer is now a cloud resource available to anyone who desires. You must request an invitation, but it is an unprecedented opportunity for anyone with a little 'familiarity with the topic and desire to experiment. IBM has made a quantum computer cloud resource available to all, through its IBM Cloud Platform. …

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IBM has made a quantum computer cloud resource available to all, through its IBM Cloud Platform.

8 eLearning Trends That Are Changing The Learning Landscape


Want to know about what eLearning Trends are changing the learning landscape? Check 8 new eLearning Trends that are changing the learning landscape in 2016.


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Free Online Quiz Tool - Easily Create Online Quizzes


Qzzr is a simple online quiz tool that allows you to quickly create beautiful quizzes, post them anywhere on the web, view on any device, and track results.


2016-05-04

6 Best Practices for Online Student Engagement


While online education can be an excellent choice for many students, it can require a bit of a learning curve on the part of the teachers. Obviously many of the same teaching strategies for the traditional classroom are not applicable. Utilizing these tips can help both young-adult and adult educators engage students in variety of online class scenarios


2016-05-03

2016-05-01

UNESCO Office in Bangkok: Collaborative Learning in Today's Technology-Driven World


Among numerous transversal competencies, 'collaboration' is considered not only to be an essential interpersonal skill needed to perform effectively and efficiently in the 21st century, but also as a foundation for gaining other essential skills. Case in point, 'tolerance', 'respect for diversity', 'intercultural understanding', and 'ability to resolve conflicts' are some of the essential features of global citizenship skillsets, and the ability to work collaboratively can be fundamental in developing these skills