Posts Tagged ‘technology’

Mobile learning: still on its way!

Image: Macrovector_jpeg (2) Mobile learning is a current trend in the field of learning technologies. Mobile learning is learning that can be facilitated with the use of mobile devices and can take place anytime and anywhere. Paraphrasing the term digital native, first coined by education consultant Marc Prensky in his...

Learning how to review educational apps – Part 1

Image: Shutterstock/ideyweb_jpeg It is true that mobile apps invaded our lives quite rapidly within the last 8 years. And we’re all witnessing how they conquered almost every aspect of our daily routine, from listening to music, checking the weather conditions or even make a last minute reservation on our...

Women and technology

Image: https://www.google.be/search?q=woman+in+tech&espv=2&biw=1229&bih=685&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjq8MaMkNfMAhUG1x4KHarvBDIQ_AUIBigB#tbs=sur:fc&tbm=isch&q=women+in+technology&imgrc=4LkPtys8q8Bu8M%3A Last 28th of April was the International Girls in ICT day, an initiative developed with the objective of encouraging and empowering young women to consider careers in the field of information and communication technologies (ICTs). The initiative has continuously encouraged a number of stakeholders to organize events on...

Experiences on the 8th edition of the ITworldEdu conference – Innovating in Education

Image: Flickr/Mikel Agirregabiria/ 20160308_115148_HDR Building on the success of the previous year, Scientix was invited for a second time to take part in one of the sessions during the 8th edition of the itworldedu conference (Barcelona, 7-8 March, 2016) with a workshop titled “Scientix and the usage of Technology in...

Why do gadgets replace specialized equipment in STEM classrooms? 

Picture: PureSolution_jpeg How has classroom equipment evolved? Specialized equipment has been an essential part of education processes for ages. Dummy swords in medieval ages, wooden toys, later dice, globes, maps had become essential part of learning and training. When the classroom emerged as a learning environment, some of its physical...

Skoool.com – Learning and Teaching Technology program

Image: Shutterstock/Maglara I would like to present a very helpful technology-based learning resource that since 2007 is going on in Macedonia. The skoool.com Learning and Teaching Technology program supports math and science learning for learners 9−15 years old—the age when many young people progress from concrete to more abstract...

Mobile technologies: App Inventor

Image: Shutterstock_Sentavio There is no doubt that information technologies have definitely changed our lives. Computational thinking and the mental process of algorithm creation have given rise to a whole new range of computing technologies such as programming languages, databases, network and internet technologies, mobile and cloud apps just to...