BETT 2019 and ISE 2019 – Trends in Classroom Technology

2019-05-02T17:43:55+00:00 2019|All Articles of Education Technology, In Class Technology|

I had the opportunity to visit the British Educational Training and Technology (BETT) show at the end of January and the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) event in the beginning of February. As BETT concentrates solely on educational technology [...]

School Reform, Educational Technology and PISA Results- A Debate in Finland

2019-03-06T17:35:01+00:00 2019|All Articles of Education Technology, EdTech in Finland, In Class Technology|

From the end of 2018, there have been lots of discussions in the Finnish media -both for and against- about whether the new Curriculum, phenomenon based learning and use of technology in schools are weakening the learning results or [...]

Digitalization of Basic Education: A Case Study from Kaarina, Finland, Part I

2018-09-21T12:00:51+00:00 2018|All Articles of Education Technology, EdTech in Finland, In Class Technology|

This article gives an insight to how one Finnish city, Kaarina, carried through a digitalization process in basic education level starting from 2014 by deploying personal mobile devices to all students from grade 4 upwards. As well as to all [...]

Future of EdTech – VR/AR, Robots and Online Classrooms

2018-08-17T17:05:02+00:00 2018|All Articles of Education Technology, AR, VR, and Mixed Reality, EdTech in UK, Educational Apps, In Class Technology|

The future of edtech is actually quite exciting! With new introductions of virtual and augmented reality, robots and online classrooms, what’s not to like? You will be surprised but this type of radical change and accelerated innovation in education [...]

Technology and Modern Learning Spaces in Finland

2018-07-20T18:43:58+00:00 2018|All Articles of Education Technology, EdTech in Finland, In Class Technology|

The Finnish National Core Curriculum was renewed in 2014 and implemented into use in basic education schools in 2016-2017 as municipalities reformed their own curricula. The core curriculum is a normative document that sets overall guidelines in otherwise very [...]

How using social media to engage students enhances collaboration and critical thinking skills

2018-04-18T16:01:21+00:00 2018|All Articles of Education Technology, In Class Technology|

How using social media to engage students enhances collaboration and critical thinking skills With the amount of time teens and adults spend on social media alike, did you ever think that you may actually be able to leverage social [...]

Around The Clock EdTech: Early Years and Primary Pt.2

2018-07-04T15:12:18+00:00 2017|All Articles of Education Technology, EdTech in UK, In Class Technology|

Around The Clock EdTech: Early Years and Primary Pt.2 Category: Before Class by Nicole Ponsford [Continued from Around The Clock EdTech: Early Years and Primary Pt.1] In Class A recent study showed us that students in the UK are [...]

Around The Clock EdTech: Early Years and Primary Pt.1

2018-07-04T15:12:30+00:00 2017|All Articles of Education Technology, EdTech in UK, In Class Technology|

Around The Clock EdTech: Early Years and Primary Pt.1 Category: Before Class by Nicole Ponsford Today’s tech allows us all immediate, around the clock EdTech services and support. The majority of us use smart phones to help spin the [...]