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EdTech developer's guide from Office of Educational Technology, DOE

EdTech Developer’s Guide – 10 Opportunities

The Office of Eduational Technology just published a developer’s guide on behalf of US Department of Education, it’s called “A primer for software developers, startups, and entrepreneurs”. Opportunities abound for software designers and developers to create impactful tools for teachers, school leaders, students, and their families. This guide for developers, startups and entrepreneurs addresses key… Read More ›

Massive Open Social Learning

Innovating Pedagogy – Massive Open Social Learning

Innovating Pedagogy 2014  This is the third in a series of annual reports on innovations in teaching, learning and assessment. The Innovating Pedagogy reports from Open University(UK) are intended for teachers, policy makers, academics and anyone interested in how education may change over the next ten years. Massive open social learning Free online courses based on social learning Potential impact: high… Read More ›

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The Future of Web and Technology (Infographic)

Envisioned by W3C consortium, “Web on Everything” is one of the goals of “One Web”. (Open Standards, Open Web Platform, Web on Everything) This infographic could extend the topic by showing how technologies pave the way for the future.

Eric Schmidt on Online Education

The paperback of THE NEW DIGITAL AGE: Transforming Nations, Businesses, and Our Lives (Vintage) by Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and Google Ideas Director Jared Cohen hit the bestseller lists in March. But the issues the authors discuss have not lost their currency since then. From digital surveillance by the U.S. government, to Twitter troubles in Turkey,… Read More ›

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Responsive Open Learning Environments (#PLE)

Responsive Open Learning Environments (ROLE) is a European funded project that has focused on both Self_Regulated learning (SRL) as well as the development and implementation of Personal Learning Environments (PLEs). It aims to exploit web-based tools and technologies to empower learners to construct their own personal learning environments (PLEs). The overall goal is to create flexible, web… Read More ›

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Stories of Design Thinking in Schools

January is International Creativity Month. Founded by motivational speaker and author Randall Munson, International Creativity Month is geared towards celebrating the power of creativity across the globe. The ipl2 newsletter curates an array of articles illustrating how creativity is implemented in workplaces, in education, with food, with children, and across cultures. Because implementing creative projects in… Read More ›

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What Do These Newest Technologies Mean to Mobile Learning? (#mlearning)

What Do These New Technologies Mean to Mobile Learning? (#mlearning) How will you put them in mobile learning scenarios? Are you interested to have them involved in your instructional design or inside classrooms?  Tweet your idea with #mlearning. Depth-Sensing Cameras Head to Mobile Devices The first mobile depth-sensing technology to hit the market is likely… Read More ›


The Power of Mobile in Changing Education (#mlearning)

We rely on mobile technology for many simple tasks, but we have yet to tap its potential to enable and even transform education. That’s why experts from McKinsey and GSMA published a report “Transforming learning through mEducation” last year(2012). It reviewed early initiatives that already enhanced learning outcomes worldwide. With growing availability and demand, the report predicted mEducation is poised to… Read More ›

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Data about New Kinds of Learners

Take-aways : four big points about the impact of technology on learning By Lee Rainie,  Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project on Sep 30, 2013 Networked Learners from Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project

NMC Horizon Report 2013 Museum

NMC Horizon Report – 2013 Museum Edition

The preview was just released!  The NMC Horizon Report > 2013 Museum Edition, is a co-production with the Marcus Institute for Digital Education in the Arts (MIDEA), and examines emerging technologies for their potential impact on and use in education and interpretation within the museum environment. From the first round of advisory board rankings (“Short List”)… Read More ›

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Innovating Pedagogy 2013 Report from Open University

The “Innovating Pedagogy” series of reports from Open University explores new forms of teaching, learning and assessment for an interactive world, to guide teachers and policy makers in productive innovation. This second report update proposes ten innovations that are already in currency but have not yet had a profound influence on education. MOOCs In the… Read More ›

K-12 Distance Learning and Blended Learning Trend

By Maggie Wirtane, Rotational… Flex… Self-blended… Enriched-virtual… What are these terms describing? Apps? Cars? New types of virtual gaming? Actually, these terms describe a nascent form of learning referred to as blended learning or hybrid learning. Indeed, a 2011 report by the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) indicates that blended learning is on the rise and… Read More ›

Horizon Report – Australian Tertiary Education 2013

Technology Outlook for Australian Tertiary Education 2013-2018 has just been released as one of Horizon reports, produced with the same process underlies the well-known NMC Horizon Report series. Take a minute to grab the main ideas and comparisons below. Comparison of 12 technologies to watch Top-Ranked Trends Across Three NMC Horizon Research Projects Top-Ranked Challenges Across… Read More ›

Build Your Own Dream, Otherwise Some Body Else Will Hire You to Help Build Theirs.

Build your own dream, otherwise some body else will hire you to help build theirs.  — —  from Knowmad Society What’s Knowmad Society ? You ask. Knowmad Society “Knowmads are nomadic knowledge workers –creative, imaginative, and innovative people who can work with almost anybody, anytime, and anywhere. Industrial society is giving way to knowledge and innovation work. Whereas… Read More ›

(Infographic) 12 Emerging Technologies That Will Impact Higher Education

A new infographic based on New Media Consoritum’s 12 emerging technologies to watch highlights how mobile technologies will impact the future of higher education. It’s from There is no more section on mobile Apps alone (only tablet computing) – why? Apps are already becoming ubiquitous. Please include attribution to with this graphic.