Technology News for August 07 2017

SGR promotes Chinese technology, boosts Kenyan industries

The Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway is a perfect example of African-Chinese cooperation. Besides hiring mostly local labourers, the SGR also works …

TechPlan.org

Through leadership, policy implementation, and light-of-day reporting, the Michigan Department of Education will increase full-time, full-access systems of education that support success for every student. 5 – One:One Access and Connectivity: an Internet-ready device with unencumbered access to the Internet for every student. Teacher Capacity: Capacity building for every educator to facilitate the transformation of classroom instruction. Digital Content and Assessments: education resources and online, real-time assessments that creates 24/7 access to learning. Refocus education on engaging each and every learner through rich, meaningful, rigorous learning opportunities with the goal of producing a 21st Century workforce.
more…

Technology, Telecommunications Forecasting, Consulting < TFI

Technology Futures provides top quality custom studies and technology forecasts on key trends to a wide variety of commercial, government, and academic organizations. A wide range of proven forecasting and trend analysis methods. An excellent track-record with our customers attesting to the value and quality of our forecasting services. Specialized research and consulting in technology forecasting, depreciation and valuation, and telecommunications forecasting In-depth and targeted research on specific topics.
more…

Top 5 Problems with Technology in Education Today

Some schools are pushing instructors to incorporate technology into their syllabi and when it is poorly taught the technology is not used at optimal level. The idea that technology can save education may have some truth in it, but it may be problematic to treat all our educational issues with technology. In 2007, Education Week reported on a major federal study that found, “No difference in academic achievement between students who used the technology in their classrooms and youngsters who used other methods.” If students aren’t proficient in their studies to begin with and technology is used incorrectly, a whole mess of problems could arise. What’s wrong with the Band-Aid thinking is that technology needs to be planned out into schools in a very precise manner in order for it to be effective, and to cover all of education’s problems in a Band-Aid may further aggravate the issues. Comment below if you have something to add to the list or a different perspective on one of the items above, and make sure to read the top ways technology is improving education!
more…

Innovative Technology – Home | Facebook

Innovative Technology, Oldham, United Kingdom. 805 likes · 66 talking about this · 257 were here. Innovative Technology has been manufacturing ‘State of…
more…