Be mindful: How a tech tool can help

Be mindful: How a tech tool can help

Cindy Price, a first-grade teacher, wanted a way to get her students focused and calm. Even after 24 years of teaching, Price isn’t afraid to try something new. She had heard about mindfulness practices, which include being present in the moment, observing without being too… Read More

Meet Samuel, an Information Systems Management student

Meet Samuel, an Information Systems Management student

Samuel González is a first-year student of the Bachelor in Information Systems Management at IE University. He has a multidisciplinary profile and is currently a TV host of a news programme in Movistar+. During the past year, at only 17 years old, Samuel started working… Read More

Study explores effect of data dashboards on student performance

Study explores effect of data dashboards on student performance

Data dashboards and performance feedback can motivate middle-range students to work a little harder to earn a desired grade, a new study found. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan School of Information and the educational technology company Blackboard, explores a growing… Read More

Parenting the Social Media Generation

Parenting the Social Media Generation

Social media has been both a boon and a bane in the age of modern day parenting. Raising a smart generation is easy. Children take to gadgets like bees to honey. Raising a smart but responsible generation that uses social media appropriately and wisely is… Read More

How an #EdTech Lens Can Improve a Learning Culture

How an #EdTech Lens Can Improve a Learning Culture

I remember the days when I was not a very big believer in educational technology. For one, I saw the use of tools just as a means to become more efficient at delivering instruction. Man, could I rock a PowerPoint lecture. As Chris Lehmann says,… Read More

Can Virtual Reality “teach” empathy?

Can Virtual Reality “teach” empathy?

A still photo from “One World, Many Stories: New York City,” one of three VR videos about young people in different parts of the world created by Global Nomads Group. Photo courtesy Global Nomads Group In November 2015, middle-school students from Westchester County, New York,… Read More