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Students and Technology

3 Ways To Build Students' Analog Skills In The Era Of The Emoticon

Alyssa Frank | Posted 08.28.2014 | Education
Alyssa Frank

If we think about computers not as instruments for solitary learning, but as collaborative tools that enable students to interact with others with whom they otherwise wouldn't have had the opportunity to connect, we stretch education in ways that have never been seen.

What Students Really Think About Technology In The Classroom

| Sarah Garland | Posted 05.16.2014 | Technology

The grownups who make and debate education policy disagree about a lot of things, but they often take it as a given that kids love technology. And tap...

Real Innovation in Education Is About the Internet

Francesca Kaplan Grossman | Posted 01.14.2013 | Education
Francesca Kaplan Grossman

We worry that many educators are unintentionally and subconsciously averse to weaving technology into the fabric of teaching and learning, simply because they do not see what doing so would look and feel like, and technology does not map onto to their mental models of classrooms.

Learning Digitally: The Case for Mobile Learning

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 08.21.2012 | Education
Suren Ramasubbu

Mobile devices are already a regular part of most students' lives -- it's time to make education a part of that, instead of apart from it.

Students Studying Abroad Forced Out Of 'Bubbles'

AP | JUSTIN POPE | Posted 11.25.2011 | Education

Educators are thrilled to see more American college students venturing abroad – perhaps 300,000 this year alone. Now if they can just get them ...