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Your students were probably exposed to a tablet or smartphone at a very early age and have grown up using technology. For the majority of your students, the digital space is their modern-day playground.
However they make use of technology, all of our students are already digital citizens. But the important question to ask is: are they ‘good’ digital citizens?
The interest in educational makerspaces has seen an explosive growth over the past few years; you can now find them all over the world: in schools, museums, libraries and even in local garages.
There are many qualities to an effective and memorable teacher: they are keen to spread positivity, and they genuinely enjoy teaching and engaging with students. They are reflective, open to change and always welcome new ideas. But with all these great qualities there is one common driving force behind – the passion in what they do.
Design Thinking helps capture the needs of the people, gives insights into the opportunities that are available and gives clear ideas for a refined human centred solution or product. Let’s see how we prepare students on their Design Thinking skills via BSD programs of learning.
In today’s digital age, an increasing number of schools are recognizing the value of introducing non-traditional learning tools in the classroom. Introducing edtech tools in the classroom doesn’t mean relying on technology to teach a lesson for you – but rather, it is incorporating them in such a way that allows you to deliver lessons that enhance student learning and engagement.
The ISTE conference is a wonderful time of year where educators from around the world gather to discuss the latest trends and technologies impacting education. It’s a time to look forward to the new challenges and opportunities that face students with a positive attitude and an open mind.
Last month, we ran the first event in our new series: Teachers Meet Businesses! During each event, a representative from the business speaks about their experience of technology in the workplace and a teacher shares their experience of how they are integrating technology in the classroom.
For such a small little rectangle, it holds creativity and knowledge from the past and the future, allowing people to share ideas and access new knowledge. With the help of technology, stories are brought to life and enhances the experience of reading when students can probe further with a simple search.
Earlier this month I was invited to present at the ACAMIS Spring Leadership Conference on Student Agency in Educational Technology Integrations. This article summarizes the key points from my presentation – definition and importance of
We know all schools are unique with different objectives and challenges and, for this reason, we have outlined four approaches to integration that might work for you.
The Mathematics Trivia Game is a short 8-step project on how to create a trivia game. Using a list of multiple-choice questions, it is designed to test a player’s math knowledge. Students are guided on how to add their own questions, as well as program the correct answers that players need to provide in order to score a point.
The right infusion of technology can transform the existing curriculum of any history class into an active learning experience that exposes students to the real-world application of technology in different contexts and scenarios. When properly incorporated into history class, technology can empower learners to understand concepts such as continuity and change, cause and consequences, similarity, difference and significance.
BSD works with core subject teachers around the world who are tasked with weaving technology into their classroom experience. To help navigate the challenges of tech integration, we’ve outlined 4 tips for creating meaningful technology experiences that will engage students and enhance learning.
“You’ve decided you want to learn a new technique for the classroom. Now
comes the tough question: where to go? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there!
To make it easy for you, we have created a quick guide on some of our favorite
resources for finding new techniques you can try in your classroom.”
Did you know that 79% of teachers that use BSD have no experience with coding or teaching technology? We design our programmes specifically for these teachers to get technology into the classroom. Based on our experience, here are five key take-aways on designing a PD programme that works.
New partnership with the Elementary Institute of Science and BSD Education to address the rising importance of delivering coding and other digital skills to San Diego students.
Product Certification serves as a rigorous, reliable signal for district and school administrators, educators, and families looking for evidence of research-based products grounded in research about learning.
Hong Kong-based edtech firm BSD Education said it is currently in the process of raising US$4 million from undisclosed investors in its series A financing round.
A global hackathon aimed at inspiring girls and young people from underrepresented communities to enter the world of artificial intelligence is set to take place in Hong Kong for the first time later this month.
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