Starting An Education Revolution: The Role of Innovation

    By Tom March Innovation is an interesting concept, perhaps a little like other big ideas such as ‘excellence’ and ‘beauty’ where each person enjoys a slightly different flavour, but all know it when they see it. If people had to define it in the abstract, they would never reach a suitable agreement. People […]

The Flipped Classroom – A Paradigm Shift

  By Matt Burns A change is here. It is not coming. It is here. It has arrived. And like the wind, teachers can feel it on their skin, and in some classrooms. The way teachers have taught for the last 100 years is undergoing a significant transformation. This article is about a paradigm shift. […]

Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and 360 Degree Video in Education

By Annabel Astbury. Oh how we laughed at The Simpsons’ scene in the early 90s where Lisa Simpson imagined a future class virtual excursion to 13th century Mongolia. Donning the virtual reality headset, the virtual Genghis Khan advises her, “You will go where I go. Defile what I defile. Eat what I eat.” Before we […]

How Monash University is linking pedagogy and space to improve learning and teaching outcomes

Monash University is undergoing a $75 million campus transformation and has developed a comprehensive approach to linking pedagogy and space, all with the goal of improving learning and teaching outcomes. Ahead of New Generation Learning Space Design 2016, Kris Ryan, Academic Director at Monash, explores how the university is designing a new paradigm for learning […]

How A Simple Health Check Could Save Schools Thousands

By Mike Dooner. Educational institutions of all sizes continue to face various challenges in today’s economic environment. Issues like cash flow and financing remain top of mind. At the same time, schools everywhere must continue to find ways to operate more efficiently and automation can play a leading role in reducing both administration and other […]

Attaining Competitive Advantage For Your School Through Responsive Website Design

By Scott Patterson. You may have recently heard about the massive and necessary evolution on the web this year, specifically with the way websites are currently being redesigned to meet the needs of the exploding mobile market. This is the age of a new term you are going to be seeing a lot of right […]

Secure your free entry to Total Facilities – Australia’s largest industry gathering for facilities and workplace professionals.

Registrations are now open to facilities and workplace management professionals to attend Total Facilities, Australia’s largest industry exhibition, held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from Wednesday April 6 to Thursday April 7. Returning to Melbourne with an exciting new proposition, Total Facilities will provide the ultimate destination for professionals concerned with the built […]

Educators Need To Do More Than Just Tinker At The Edges In The High School Space

By Dr Jane Hunter. I want to begin this article with reference to the latest findings of the 6th annual NMC Horizon K–12 Edition that was released recently. I have referred to this report each year in my own work and the latest edition, announced in a special session at the annual ISTE Conference in […]

Home Gadgets that Serve as Educational Tools for Your Kids

By Kaitlin Krull. Gadgets are here to stay, especially for the children of our generation. Everything in moderation: we’ve all heard the phrase, we all (hopefully) know what it means. Like you, we at Modernize know that it has never been more applicable to anyone than to children. Too many sweet treats lead to upset […]

Taking A Stand On Children’s Health – One Desk At A Time

By Peter Parker. How do you see the health of your students? Do you feel they are moving as much as they should be in their normal school day? Are there strategies in place for your school to take a lead on children’s health? Do you want to be part of a very significant shift […]