Virtual reality (VR) technology is shaking up the education world, and it's about time! VR is bringing lessons to life in a whole new way, making learning more engaging. Let's start with the obvious: VR allows students to experience things that
With this new surge of technological innovation called the Internet of Things (IoT) many organizations are rapidly developing new strategies, using IoT to grow and innovate their business. From start-ups to age old corporates, such as Cisco and Philips, IoT is evolving how we work, and educational institutions are quickly catching on to the importance of the Internet of Things.
From sensors used in health applications to home automation, the sensor industry is growing bit by bit every day. Something that was deemed impossible 20 years ago is becoming possible as we speak. We’ve come a long way and I’m sure this is just the beginning.
At Bronx Compass High School they had their first day of Science Genius, a program that uses hip hop to teach science. Yes, it is true. In High School, besides Math, my least favorite subject was Sciencewhile my favorite was Music (shared place with English of course).
Education is the most important factor in any person’s life. It’s starts the moment you take your first breath. You learn how to cry to get your way and how to say please and thank you. You learn to read and write, drive your first car etc. To be honest, we keep learning new things until the day we die.
Do you think technology could be beneficial within our education system? Could it be used successfully as a positive learning experience for our students? I have a very positive, perhaps even naive, idea of the possibilities that technology could bring to improve our current education system. Not as a replacement but more as an aid, both to teachers and students.
Hi there, thanks for being curious! :)
You probably cannot tell, but we are super excited to have started the development of EdIT.school – Education, Innovation and Technology! We are at the very beginning of something that, if it’s up to us, will have a continued positive impact within education systems worldwide.