Tag: edtech

UNESCO Sees Role of EdTech in Multilingual Learning

The theme of last month’s International Mother Language Day, “Using technology for multilingual learning: Challenges and opportunities,” raised the potential of technology to advance multilingual education and support the development of quality teaching...

Teacher, Influencer, Developer

Diversity has become a more common topic, especially at work. It is looked at not only in terms of race and gender but also in terms of background. Everyone has different experiences throughout their...

Challenging the Neutrality Myth of EdTech

Media technology has been introduced into classrooms at least since the time of educational filmstrips. Later, private media companies began providing schools with “free” equipment that could broadcast their content, introducing commercials into one...

‘Shark Tank’ for Language Apps

Next weekend, the Language Flagship Technology Innovation Center (Tech Center) in the College of Arts, Languages & Letters at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa will be hosting its own virtual version of the...

Introducing ‘School’

Q1: What activity can’t parents get kids to sit still for? Q2: What activity can’t parents get kids to stop doing? A1: Online school. A2: Video games.This juxtaposition is particularly powerful considering linguist James...
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Five Million Assessments Reveal COVID Educational Slide

A new report based on 5.3 million assessments of student progress in grades 1-8 details the effects on learning associated with COVID-19 school disruptions. Released by Renaissance (a leader in pre-K–12 education technology) to...
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TESOL’s ‘Quick Guide’ to the 6 Principles

The 6 Principles® Quick Guide: Remote Teaching of K-12 English LearnersAndrea Hellman TESOL’s handy new resource, The 6 Principles Quick Guide: Remote...

A Third of World’s Schoolchildren Cannot Learn Remotely

At least a third of the world’s schoolchildren were unable to access remote learning when COVID-19 shuttered their schools, according to a new UNICEF report released last month as countries across the world grapple...
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Free Five-Day Virtual Teaching Academy For K-12 Educators

Attendees will create a personalized Blueprint for virtual learning to guide plans for the next academic year, including equitable access The Alliance for Virtual Learning – a coalition of online learning experts spearheaded by University...

Parental Guidance Required

The unexpected transition to remote learning brought on by COVID-19 has led to a newfound respect amid both parents and teachers. Between teachers scurrying to prepare virtual lesson plans and curriculums and parents juggling...
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