5 Trends in Education that continue in 2021

For educators to properly engage their students, they must remain abreast of these latest changes and key factors that affect learning in the classroom. Their understanding of these trends can help them create more effective learning environments. As teachers prepare

A Critical Thinking Quiz

The Critical Thinking Quiz is a quiz that presents a series of five scenarios in which a logical fallacy is used in an argument. The quiz gives you two answer choices. Feedback is immediately provided when an answer choice is

Top 5 Whiteboard Apps for Microsoft Teams Meetings

Microsoft recently announced a new Teams meeting feature called share-to-stage where you don’t just share your screen but also provides a real-time collaboration space for your participants to interact. This new feature will surely enhance the meeting experience in Microsoft

Why essay assignments suck

“This article concludes with three very good suggestions for creating better essay assignments (quoted or paraphrased): ask students to develop their own thesis or argument based on a defined set of resources; provide a specific structure (and) samples for reference;

Microsoft Acquires Edtech Platform TakeLessons

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) and educational technology—or edtech, as it is more popularly known—might not be the most obvious of connections.  Last week, Microsoft made another move and acquired TakeLessons, an online platform that connects students with individual tutors in various

Anthology and Blackboard Merging to Create Massive Ed Tech Ecosystem

Anthology and Blackboard have announced a merger, pairing the former’s enterprise software for enrollment management, student engagement, alumni fundraising and institutional effectiveness with the latter’s learning management software, communication tools and student success solutions.