Tag Archives: Education

Interview 27 | James MacDonald Head of School, New International School Thailand (NIST)

Technology is an ever increasing topic in schools today.  Teachers are often talking about how they use tech in the classroom or how they feel they should use more tech in the classroom. But what does “using more technology” really mean?  What does it look like?  What sort of budget  impact does it have on […]

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Tech Talk Round Table 29 | 10 Technology Quotes and Bouncing Balls

Chris, Jamie and Michael tackle 10 exciting quotes and offer up their usual tech tips of the week. 10 Tech Quotes Worth Talking About “Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is most important.” – Bill Gates “There can be infinite uses of the computer and of new age technology, but […]

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Interview 26 | Jennifer Sparrow Executive Director of Teaching and Learning at Singapore American School

Michael Boll talks with Jennifer Sparrow,  Executive Director of Teaching and Learning at Singapore American School. Previously, Jennifer was the Director of Assessment and Educational Data which spurred my interest in talking with her.  Data, especially big data, is more easily attained than ever before.  But are we really using it in schools to inform our instruction? […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 11 | Are iPads Killing Creativity?

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips. Articles of the week Beware the rise of the robo-grader | Marketplace.org EdX, the nonprofit collaboration between Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is about to launch a new free Internet service that uses artificial intelligence to grade student essays without any input from […]

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