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    Convert Your Outlines into Mind Maps

    Did you ever have the experience of being given a rare opportunity of taking an open-book exam only to fail it miserably? A lot of students tend to waste chances like these because they fail to utilize their resources correctly. They waste time flipping through thick text books looking for answers to the test questions until the time runs out. Why Do You Need Mind Maps? There are a lot of techniques students use to internalize complex concepts they encounter in class. Some take down notes, some create outlines, others rely on mind maps. The mind map presents ideas or topics in the form of a diagram revolving around a…

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    The Fusion of Learning and Technology

    The birth of education technology has given rise to many initiatives, with the hope of providing an answer to the challenges faced in education. There is a new belief that is being spread across the academe nowadays, that learning should be prioritized more than the use of technology. This thought is being imbibed by many educators as they realize that utilizing technology alone will not enhance the learning experience of students. However, there is still something amiss with this belief. If we take a closer look at today’s academic situation, it is about figuring out how to make technology and learning work hand in hand to effectively teach the students.…

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    Why Schools Need Wi-Fi

    A number school administrations are still skeptical towards the idea of providing Wi-Fi access in schools, with some saying that wired connections are still the better option for internet access. However, the fast development of technology has given birth to a new generation of devices, like tablets and smartphones, which can no longer be catered to by wired connections. In addition, Wi-Fi provides an entirely new learning environment that wired connections do not. Here are some reasons why schools need Wi-Fi: It Aids Students in Understanding the Lessons Being Discussed Students have different learning styles and abilities. A teaching method may be effective for one student but may not work…

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    Emerging Trends for Innovative Tech in Education

    We are in the age of technological advancement. Everything is adapting to the various developments in science and technology. Even teaching methods are changing based on the available technology. Educators are now figuring out ways to use these to better facilitate learning among students. Trends in education are making use of technology in fun and innovative ways. The focus now is to build skills that are suited for the 21st century. Students are shaped to become better equipped to use whatever they have at their disposal to further their education. Here are five emerging trends for innovative tech in education: Cloud computing Cloud computing makes use of tools that are…

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    Fresh and Functional New Tools for Schools

    Technology is both useful and exciting. Thanks to continuous technological developments, new gadgets and tools that make life more convenient keep on coming. Education has also immensely benefitted from these technological advancements. At present, classrooms are going digital. This development is improving the learning process and strengthening the engagement of students. Here are some of the new tools that will help 2016 be the best school year yet. Trello Trello is an organization app perfect for establishing a systematic workflow. It may be used for solo organization as well as for team collaboration. It is like an online bulletin board. It allows you to organize tasks through cards arranged in…