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Category: Education Tech


Education Tech

What are the top trends in ed tech?

July 25, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Experts have noted that colleges acquire abundant data, as the Educausereport suggests, but should coordinate the compilation and use of it better. They are, however, finding new uses for it, including in admissions recruitment and monitoring student activity to predict […]


Education Tech, News

Study: Personalized learning requires proper funding, greater district guidance

July 24, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While more schools are turning to personalized learning models, the success rate varies widely depending on implementation and support. In many schools personalized learning has strong support in and is effective in changing instruction. As one principal noted, personalized learning […]


Education Tech, Educational Forms, Formal Education

Study: Promoting growth mindset in teachers may pay dividends for students

July 23, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Math tends to provoke strong emotional reactions in students, who usually either love it or hate it. However, research shows that these student attitudes toward math affect their performance. Fortunately, a recent survey indicates these attitudes may be improving, but […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Evaluation of online learning effectiveness growing in importance

July 20, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Higher education institutions, which often moved into the digital realm quickly, are now finding that they need to assess their offerings for their effectiveness. Cornell University, for instance, has web pages from its Center for Teaching Innovation not only about […]


Education Tech

New developments in ed tech benefit students with special needs

July 18, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The opportunities for students with special needs are expanding as a number of new apps can now be used in lieu of more expensive assistive technology devices. From text-to-speech apps to talking calculators, schools can how access these features on […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education, Secondary Education

The digitization of the classroom

July 17, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The rise of digitalization in schools across the world means that ‘traditional’ teaching is evolving, and technologies are taking over classrooms. Consistently engaging students is a challenging task for even the most experienced educators, and there is now a plethora […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Study: Key to boosting student outcomes might be emphasis on cultural learning

July 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The idea that culturally relevant teaching materials can help students connect better with the curriculum is not a new one. Experts across K-12 and higher education have shown, for example, when it comes to the types of texts instructors use, […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Charter group focuses on teacher diversity

July 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While some charter schools are working to attract more white, middle class families in order to create less segregated classrooms, it’s also growing in importance for both charter and traditional schools to implement strategies that diversify the teaching workforce and […]


Education Tech

Can We Design Online Learning Platforms That Feel More Intimate Than Massive?

July 9, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Teachers spend hours designing and setting up their classrooms. They arrange cozy reading nooks and construct colorful bulletin boards. They know that when it comes to learning and productivity, space matters. One of EdSurge’s most popular articles described how a […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

One small college moves online — carefully

July 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The Muhlenberg group also recommended that digital learning efforts fit with the institution’s mission and reinforce the college’s reputation as a liberal arts college, but with a digital presence. It also suggested that the university collaborate with other institutions and […]