Edudemic

Education Technology Tips For Students And Teachers

Dyslexia in the Classroom

By addressing dyslexia and similar learning disabilities early on, parents and educators can help students avoid academic frustrations, find success in the classroom, and, ultimately, avoid the employment issues that many adults with learning disabilities face.

The post Dyslexia in the Classroom appeared first on Edudemic.


Pokemon Go is the Future

Pokemon Go is proving to be more than just a fad, and these new apps have the power to transform learning in and outside the classroom for a new generation.

The post Pokemon Go is the Future appeared first on Edudemic.


School’s Out! Surviving the Summer Slide

The school year is over and summer has officially arrived, how can teachers and parents best support students during the break and avoid the summer slide?

The post School’s Out! Surviving the Summer Slide appeared first on Edudemic.


The Case for Starting Schools Later

Early start times may work well with parental and after-school schedules, there's significant evidence that these start times are detrimental to students.

The post The Case for Starting Schools Later appeared first on Edudemic.


Homelessness in College

Homelessness and extreme financial insecurity in college is an issue that affects a surprising number of American students around the U.S.

The post Homelessness in College appeared first on Edudemic.


What Are Flipped Classrooms?

In a flipped classroom, students engage in passive learning at home, and class time is devoted to collaborative projects and engaging material more deeply.

The post What Are Flipped Classrooms? appeared first on Edudemic.


A Teacher’s Guide to Long Distance Tutoring

Our guide to long distance tutoring, where students get the extra help they need and teachers can help students succeed while making extra money.

The post A Teacher’s Guide to Long Distance Tutoring appeared first on Edudemic.


Let’s Get Digitally Physical: Technology in Gym Class

Gym class clearly plays an integral role in student fitness and education, but how do educators keep P.E. engaging? Here are some tech tools that can help.

The post Let’s Get Digitally Physical: Technology in Gym Class appeared first on Edudemic.


Constructivist Classroom: Knowing The Wrong Answers, Too.

Many classrooms today consist of teachers correcting students in an attempt to teach them the “right” answer. Whether it’s fill-in-the-blank multiplication tables or multiple choice tests, the focus is simply on getting answers correct. But when teachers focus on students’ wrong answers, and the logic that the students applied to arrive at those answers, the […]

The post Constructivist Classroom:
Knowing The Wrong Answers, Too.
appeared first on Edudemic.


When College Isn’t the Answer: Teaching Trade Skills

Higher education issues have been one of the hot topics of the current presidential race, with candidates touching on reducing student loan debt and improving college access. However, what has rarely come up is whether or not college is even the best option for each and every student. The general message in popular culture and […]

The post When College Isn’t the Answer: Teaching Trade Skills appeared first on Edudemic.


Why Stop at Basic HTML? The Call for Coding Education in Schools

For years, students around the world took typing classes, first with typewriters then with computer keyboards. This class was designed to help students develop the real world skills they needed to thrive after graduation. However, now knowing home row is less important than understanding HTML, and an employer will be much more excited to see […]

The post Why Stop at Basic HTML? The Call for Coding Education in Schools appeared first on Edudemic.


Play Nice! How to Promote Digital Inclusion and Stop Cyberbullying

Technological advancements have provided educators with a number of tools and opportunities they didn’t have five, 10, or 50 years ago. With live video streaming, smartboards, and dozens of other gadgets and lower-cost technology, educators are now able to reach a larger audience, with less funding, from nearly anywhere in the world. Although these innovations […]

The post Play Nice! How to Promote Digital Inclusion and Stop Cyberbullying appeared first on Edudemic.


Oculus Rift in the Classroom

With the 2016 release of the Oculus Rift to the public, the age of virtual reality for the everyday American may be underway. Although smartphone-based VR headsets like the Samsung Gear and the simple Google Cardboard have already been on the market, the new, self-contained, high-definition Oculus Rift, which starts at $599, may mark the […]

The post Oculus Rift in the Classroom appeared first on Edudemic.


2016’s Presidential Candidates and the Common Core

Since the Common Core State Standard Initiative — more commonly known simply as Common Core — was first started in 2010, it has been a contentious topic for many people, from parents to politicians. The Common Core sets specific academic standards in mathematics and English for students to meet in each grade, with the goal […]

The post 2016’s Presidential Candidates and the Common Core appeared first on Edudemic.


Digital Textbook Sales Surpassing Physical Sales

The time of college students lugging thick textbooks across campus may soon be coming to an end. Many of the top textbook publishers, including McGraw-Hill Education, are seeing their sales of digital products outpace print copies for the first time ever. As the balance shifts in favor of digital textbooks, 100% adoption of electronic text […]

The post Digital Textbook Sales Surpassing Physical Sales appeared first on Edudemic.