Kognity

  Kognity’s curriculum aligned intelligent textbooks couple the highest quality interactive content with our platform’s data-driven formative assessment approach. This ensures that students have access to engaging content and exam prep material, and continuously see their individual strengths and weaknesses. Teachers see their students’ progress, allowing them to differentiate their teaching and automate formative assessment…

The Future of Skills 2030 – Pearson Research Report

Key findings Around one-tenth of the workforce are in occupations that are likely to grow as a percentage of the workforce and round one-fifth are in occupations that will likely shrink. Education, healthcare, and wider public sector occupations are likely to grow while some low-skilled jobs, in fields like construction and agriculture, are less likely…

Thoughts About The Future of A.I.

Gerd Leonhard is a European futurist, speaker and author who specializes in the debate between humanity and technology. Below are some of his thoughts regarding the future of A.I. John Giannandrea, the newly appointed man to run Apple’s “machine learning and A.I. strategy,” on the debate over whether humanity should be worried about the rapidly…

Education Select Committee asks & Robot answers

“A robot has appeared before the Education Select Committee to tell MPs about the role of technology in classrooms. Pepper’s evidence on Tuesday was the first time a robot has answered questions at a committee. The robot is part of an international research project developing the world’s first culturally aware robots aimed at assisting with…

Six ways that tablets can really transform teaching

“Over the past five years, we have been conducting an international research project evaluating a series of educational apps developed by the British charity onebillion…These interactive apps are designed specifically to support early years numeracy and literacy skills…They are available in different languages and enable children to learn independently and at their own pace…There is even an “in-app”…

Digital Strategy needed in schools

More than one-third (36 per cent) of teachers say they know that technology can fundamentally improve results in schools, but nearly half (46 per cent) rarely use the technology in their classrooms, primarily because they don’t know how to effectively integrate it into teaching and learning according to one report. Source: Julian Owen for EdTechnology.co.uk.…

New technology to spearhead classroom revolution – Damian Hinds

“I’ve been fortunate enough to see technology being used in revolutionary ways. Students are able to explore the rainforest, steer virtual ships or programme robots from their classroom, while teachers are able to access training, share best practice with colleagues and update parents on a pupil’s progress without being taken away from their main focus…

Edtech50 – Celebrating Technology in Education – Peter O’Rourke

“Edtech50 takes a broad view of technology products, services, projects, and people. This is exciting, because in a world where co-creation is fundamentally key to achieving success in a digital-driven world, Edtech50 offers an opportunity to celebrate not just creators of the technology, but also those using and applying the technology to best effect.”   …