Children in our schools are the latest at risk in a brave new age of surveillance and data control that is being catalyzed by hasty educational technology decisions under COVID-19.
An expert predicts a rethink on technology access, reconnecting with the working class, and more.
An educational technology scholar illuminates some of odd feelings people experience when they communicate through cameras on the web.
Be prepared to learn along with your kids, take a break when you need to -- and have fun.
With parents trying to work from home while schools and daycare services are closed, some children may get more screen time than usual during COVID-19 social distancing.
Online learning can help universities quickly adapt to COVID-19, but policy makers must pay careful attention to student experiences and take a critical view of technology companies' claims.
A clearer understanding of teachers' needs is required if schools and universities are to be better prepared for a future where technology is key to teaching and learning.
For high school students, e-learning is best introduced in face-to-face classes where teachers can meet a greater range of learning needs -- not as a completely online experience.
Teacher training and support, appropriate localised content, technical support and safety and security must all be prioritised.
The supervised, structured and balanced use of Minecraft could allow students to fully benefit from the potential of this game to build skills and increase motivation.
ClassDojo, the popular classroom behaviour management and communication system, is said to facilitate community and message-sharing. But who is asking how children are impacted?
Schools should consider offering mobile learning technology in multiple languages to help pupils learn better in subjects like maths and science
Laptops have introduced the children of Nosy Komba in Madagascar to previously inaccessible tools.
Information and communication technologies (ICT) offer new opportunities for improving basic education in Africa.
Our fascination with space shows no signs of slowing down, 60 years after the Soviet Union launched the world's first satellite, Sputnik.
"Flipped classrooms" aren't yet common around Africa, but a partial flip that marries technology and collaboration has real potential.
The affective domain - motivation, interest and values and their inter-relationships - forms an integral component in facilitating learners’ construction of physics knowledge.
For many universities, working with private edtech companies could be the only way of keeping pace with the changing world of education.
Here's a guide to getting rid of "junk" apps and ensuring your kids develop healthy tech habits both in term time and during the school holidays
Schools are focusing on the wrong objective when it comes to using technology in their classrooms. They should focus just as much on how they teach.