Edtech Champion Peergrade: Improved Learning With Peer Assessment

Have you or your teachers used peer feedback before? If not, you should look into this. Online platforms can empower teachers to create better students by letting students take part in evaluation and feedback. This idea was developed by David Kofoed Wind, Co-founder and CEO of Peergrade. We talked to him about what Peergrade offers and how this plays into the grand scheme of things concerning Edtech. About Your Startup Please introduce yourself briefly. Who are you and what do you do? I am co-founder and CEO of Peergrade and a PhD student in machine learning at The Technical University of Denmark. Peergrade is a tool to help educators and

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Top 10 TED Talks To Help You Understand EdTech presented by IBAN Wallet

The average 21st-century classroom is, unsurprisingly, more tech-savvy than ever. Many are packed with iPads and laptops, catchy educational videos, expensive laboratory facilities, and even students attending remotely from around the world. To understand modern education, you must track the current trends in educational technology and virtual engagement. What better way than to hear from experts and innovators behind today’s most popular, influential ed-tech resources? | Promotional content | In these TED talks, you’ll hear from engineering and programming innovators, pioneers in virtual education, and teachers who have embraced bold ideas in the brick-and-mortar classroom. Read on to discover a new world of exploration, imagination – and fun! Top 10

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Industry Focus: Course Materials

Technology-based alternative content is forcing changes in the textbook publishing industry. For this reason, educational institutions need to adapt their curriculum accordingly. Luckily, for ambitious job seekers interested in technology and education, this brings positive changes in terms of new job positions. However, for you to contribute to this industry, you first need to familiarise yourself with innovative educational changes. Digital Educational Resources Nowadays, young people tend to be technology-oriented. Therefore, students would benefit from institutions providing a range of online learning and content tools, including video and open educational resources (OERs). OERs include all educational resources, usually in a digital form such as learning objects, open courseware, etc. that

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Industry Focus: Test Preparation

Test scores are an important part of students’ education as they depict which learning materials the student has mastered and which still need to be worked on. New technologies have changed every part of education, test preparation included. Besides providing students with the possibility to master the learning material, the use of test preparation programs also enables the opening of new and interesting job positions. If you are wondering which new opportunities are available, please read on. As in traditional classroom learner assessments, digital learner assessments work to evaluate competence level. Adaptive programming, games and other digital technologies provide new digital means of assessing learner skill level in a way

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