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In Honor of Teachers’ Day

How about a round of applause for Mattye and Eleanor? Back in 1944, Mr. Mattye Woodridge, a teacher from Arkansas, began calling for a national day to honor teachers. Then, in 1953, ex-First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt convinced Congress to officially designate such a day for teachers, and in 1985, it evolved into Education Week, set…

Schools Ramp Up Online Learning Amid Coronavirus Spread

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) quickly spreading across the globe, we’re seeing a dramatic shift from classroom lessons to e-learning as school closings have accelerated online learning to fill the gap for the next few months — or indefinitely — until the virus is fully contained.   In its 2020 report, Global Industry Analysts projected the international e-learning market to grow by US$312.5 billion. Now, however, with the pandemic having an impact on education around the world, e-learning has…

E-Learning in Global Education: The Future Is Now

For more than a century, education has followed a timeworn formula — of book learning, rote memorization and lectures, capped by standardized testing to measure student progress. Globally, education systems have failed to change with the times, but there are signs that could be changing. As technology continues to make inroads into the classroom, the…

Blockchain for Students | How the Tech Behind Cryptocurrency Can Improve Education

In this second decade of the 21st century, more K-12 students are utilizing technology to help maximize their time in the classroom.  According to a MidAmerica Nazarene University survey, 66 percent of teachers say education technology (ed-tech) makes students more productive, 60% suggest ed-tech provides more intellectual stimulation and 82 percent believe tech tools have…

Education Analytics | Using Data for Personalized Learning

Around the world, teachers and learning specialists are starting to advocate for personalized learning or individualized education, in which class materials and projects are targeted to address the unique strengths and weaknesses of each student. Supporters of personalized education say that that old industrial-age, lecture-based instruction is starting to fail our students — and that…

VR and AR | Increasing Opportunity and Engagement in the Classroom

Tech-savvy teachers are introducing virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) into the classroom, helping students across the globe access previously unaffordable or impossible educational experiences. What it is: Blocking out reality with a headset or a pair of goggles, VR immerses the user in a simulation — almost like a vivid dream that you…

5G and the Internet of Things (IoT): The High-Speed Connectors of Digital Classrooms

  Computer experts have managed to develop 5G, which enables networks to process data nearly 1,000 percent faster and add more devices without slowing down the speed of content delivery. It’s predicted to be ubiquitous not a decade from now, but this year. Soon, educators will be able to stream high-quality video footage, welcome virtual…

The Age of E-learning

  To kick off our conversation on e-learning and international education, we will talk about why we think e-learning matters. Consider this a brief picture of what the future holds. Imagine thousands of different schools, all disconnected. You attend or select one either because you live close by, or because you know a friend, sibling,…

Welcome to School Group’s International E-learning Blog

Welcome to Education Matters, the blog of School Group. Education has the potential to change people’s lives for the better, setting them on a course for a brighter future by opening up opportunities they never thought possible, no matter where in the world they live. But for most of humankind’s recent history, education has followed…

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