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What’s on the horizon for ed tech in 2018?

January 18, 2018

Via: Education Dive

There’s no shortage of tech trends impacting K-12 classrooms today. Many are still making the transition to device-driven, digital resource models and figuring out how to best use open educational resources (OER), and innovations like makerspaces are reaching maturity and […]


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Why We Need Controversy In Our Classrooms

January 17, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Ask any teacher about teaching about a controversial topic, and most will tell you to avoid it at any cost. School administrators hate controversy and will often discourage teachers from discussing hot topics in their classrooms at all. Teachers routinely […]


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Virtual and Interactive Resources for Science Teachers

January 16, 2018

Via: Free Technology for Teachers

Virtual labs have come a long way in recent years. While nothing compares to completing a hands-on lab in an actual science classroom, sometimes it isn’t possible. Cost and access to equipment are possible obstacles. Other barriers include location. As […]


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5 Big Ideas for Education Innovation in 2018

January 11, 2018

Via: Education Next

Last year saw a flurry of activity in support of personalized learning, new school designs, and new approaches to K-12 education policy. Looking ahead, education innovators have their work cut out for them in 2018. Some of this work requires […]


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Understanding the Limits of Education Technology and Risk Taking in Schools

January 9, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Eva Moskowitz, the founder of New York City’s Success Academy, set the tone for this year’s NY Edtech conference by telling the crowd of 1,400 techies, entrepreneurs, researchers and educators that she may have some “unpopular perspectives” on edtech. Then, […]


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​Blockchain, Bitcoin and the Tokenization of Learning

January 9, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

In 2014, Kings College in New York became the first university in the U.S. to accept Bitcoin for tuition payments, a move that seemed more of a PR stunt than the start of some new movement. Much has changed since […]


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10 education trends for 2018

January 8, 2018

Via: eSchool News

From shifts in school choice to student assessments to online learning, the educational landscape is constantly evolving. This coming year, districts will continue to face many challenges and opportunities that will impact students, staff, and school systems as a whole. […]


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New book argues tech might not always be best for engaging students

January 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The new book backs up the argument that as technology becomes more widely available, professional development for teachers on how to best integrate devices, apps and other digital tools into teaching is necessary. With schools increasing their emphasis on social-emotional […]


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Spotting Trends and Delivering Data to Connect Edtech Tools With Educator Needs

December 29, 2017

Via: Ed Surge

Data’s influence on modern education is immense; it drives policies, impacts funding—it even affects decisions about which tools and services edtech companies create for educators. And when it comes to helping edtech entrepreneurs understand those educators, Amy Rambo believes she […]


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5 New Things You Can Do in Google Classroom This School Year

December 6, 2017

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

If you are using Google Classroom in your instruction, you may want to keep updated with its latest releases especially the ones launched last month.  Classroom Help has this page where new updates are posted regularly. In today’s post, we […]