Educational Technology

TED-Ed | Lessons Worth Sharing

NEW YORK, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — TED, the nonprofit organization devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading,” today launches the second phase of its TED-Ed initiative: a groundbreaking website [http://ed.ted.com] housed on TED.com that enables teachers to create unique lesson plans around TED-Ed video content. TED-Ed seeks to inspire curiosity by harnessing the talent of the […]

Gamification of Home Education

Gamification is turning some process that is ordinary and mundane into a game. I’ve written before on my own experiments with gamifying home learning. Just search this blog for “Reality Games” and you’ll find all those posts. TechCruch writer and avid gamer Tim Chang has written a piece┬ácalled “All the World’s A Game” on how […]

Apple introduces iBooks 2 and iBooks Author; zeroes in on textbook market

Engadget was on the scene at the live Apple announcement of its new iBooks 2 and iBooks Author suite. Here is more coverage. Related articles Publishing Stocks: Will Apple Lead the Textbook Digital Revolution? (wire.kapitall.com)