This Week in EdTech – October 2, 2015

Welcome back to This Week in EdTech, where we round up all of the fantastic, thought-provoking articles that our staff have been inspired by.

 Five steps to achieving the goal of educating every child in the world

The UN has defined quality education as a key goal in their sustainable development agenda. How will the world tackle the challenge of improving educational quality for even the most disadvantaged children?
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A 21st-century higher education: training for jobs of the future

Australia’s new prime minister is focused on the future, but how does that translate to education, and how will tertiary education be able to prepare students? Read article >

‘Flipped’ science class helps women, those with lower GPA, study shows

Flipped classrooms have received both applause and criticism, but a new study indicates that it may be an especially effective teaching technique for female students and those who are struggling in school. Read article >

Why the 21st Century Classroom May Remind You of Starbucks

The world is changing, but our classrooms remain the same, says this 2nd grade teacher in North Dakota. So she decided to change things.
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When Schools Overlook Introverts

Much has been done in recent years to raise awareness of introverts, particularly in the workplace. It seems we are still struggling to accommodate these personalities in educational settings, and new collaborative learning strategies may play a part. Read article >

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