Posts tagged schools

Technology

3 Reasons Why Technology Won’t Transform Public Education

It was in the early 60ies that a University first experimented with using computers to teach kids maths, according to Wikipedia. That was 50 years ago. That’s half a century! If technology could really revolutionize education it has had plenty…

September 21, 2011, by

News

Education Is A Cow That Anyone Can Milk

There’s the word: education. And then there’s the actual work of education. But all of too often the twain never meet. Is is unfortunate that while the actual learning conditions in many countries could be a lot better, often the…

September 13, 2011, by

Online Teaching

Why You Don’t Need Anyone’s Permission To Become An Excellent Teacher

When I first thought about teaching online I had no clue. There was the idea, alright. But not an inkling of doability. So, for lack of better alternatives I started sending out applications. In the meantime I continued my daily…

August 15, 2011, by

Online Teaching

Why Parents and Educators Are Epically Failing the War on Cyber-Bullying

A recent study showed that 74% of Parents friend Their Children on Facebook. Needless to say, they don’t always do it just for fun. Since Social Media mirrors the world of relationships with all its attractions and dangers, parents naturally…

May 20, 2011, by