They call it “Project Hermes” after the Greek god who protects travelers. They believe their technology will help reduce road traffic accidents, and they’re not the only ones: Team Hermes – James McNamara, Aine Conaghan, Matthew Padden and Calum Cawley … Continue reading
Dr. Chee-Kit Looi has been doing research in educational technology for more than twenty years, since before he started his own family. When his sons were in primary school, he asked himself, “Have any of my research endeavors mattered to my … Continue reading
“We put a lot of technology in schools to improve education – but is that for the entrepreneurs or students?”
When I asked Dr. Patricio Rodríguez what he thought about innovative technology in the classroom, his answer was unexpected coming from an engineer who has spent his life researching and developing educational technology.
International Mother Language Day was created in 1999 when the United Nations General Assembly called on members to “promote the preservation and protection of all languages used by peoples of the world.” When languages fade, the UN says, “so does the … Continue reading
Miguel Nussbaum has been working to transform the classroom experience with the support of technology since 1995. Early on, he saw the potential for interactive gaming in the classroom, using a Nintendo Game Boy to introduce 1:1 and games in … Continue reading
Wilson To, a recent Global Imagine Cup grant winner with the LifeLens team (and a 2010 Imagine Cup US winner), is the rare scientist who can talk about his work — developing mobile applications for diagnosing vascular disease in developing … Continue reading
As manager of the Microsoft School Technology Innovation Center (STIC), a showcase for education technology in Brussels, Jacques Denies sees the best of the best in teaching tools.
Maria Langworthy is quick to point out that the Innovative Teaching and Learning (ITL)Research she’s managing globally is still very much a work-in-progress.
After decades in education, first as a student, then as a professor and parent of four, Bernard Hugonnier, Deputy-Director of the Directorate for Education, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), thought he knew everything there was to know about … Continue reading