Social scientists, graphic designers, coders, and other experience experts combine their expertise to build the digital learning tools of tomorrow.
Construction is complete on a new research facility inside the Pearson office in Hoboken, New Jersey, and the company is recruiting research partners to try out educational products and providing real-time feedback. The partners they’re in search of: children.
Paul Smith and Leah Jewell have a combined 67 years’ experience working in education. Their work focuses on preparing today’s learners for higher education and the workforce. And when it comes this critical pathway, Paul and Leah agree: things are not like they used to be.
Steve Elliott is an expert in social and family dynamics. “I’m in this because my work helps the whole child,” Steve says. “These behaviors will help them well past school, to the workplace, and beyond.”
Educators at Case Western Reserve University’s School of Medicine are using Microsoft’s Hololens to “transform learning” with what Microsoft describes as “the first self-contained, holographic computer, enabling you to engage with your digital content and interact with holograms in the world around you.” This technology has the ability to transform learning—and teaching.
As Dean of the College of Education at the University of Oregon—and a father to two daughters—Randy is one of the country’s foremost experts on a child’s social emotional learning. Here, he explains what that term means—and gives advice to parents on how to engage with their children on the subject.