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Education Tech

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. […]


News

There are not enough moonshots taken in education

January 8, 2018

Via: eSchool News

I am extremely lucky to work in an organization that sets enormously high standards and one that accepts disequilibrium as part of the change process. I’m also well aware that this is uncommon in most school districts. Twenty-first-century challenges need […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Across the country, higher ed enrollment shrinks for sixth straight year

January 5, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Undoubtedly, the slowdown in college enrollment combined with the erosion of government support has darkened the financial picture for many higher ed institutions. State dollars for public colleges hover near “historic lows,” and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Fewer Deals, More Money: U.S. Edtech Funding Rebounds With $1.2 Billion in 2017

January 5, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Is education technology investing back on track? Are investors still eager to put their money in education startups? The answers depend on who you ask. After a lull in 2016, venture activity for U.S.-based edtech startups in 2017 saw a […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Will state funding to higher ed decrease again in 2018 and beyond?

January 4, 2018

Via: www.educationdive.com

Kim Ruben, a senior fellow on tax policy at the Urban Institute, believes “if you look at the economy, all the indicators are that it’s growing, we’re in this sort of boom period.” Of course, with the tax bill set […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Project Management for Middle School

January 3, 2018

Via: Edutopia

I’m a middle school teacher who incorporates project-based learning whenever possible. Over the past four years, I came to understand that I was missing one of the key features necessary for a successful, high-quality, collaborative experience with middle school students: […]


Education Tech

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 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

4 ways schools can combat Trump’s ed budget cuts

January 2, 2018

Via: eSchool News

The Trump Administration’s 2017 and 2018 education budget proposes some drastic cuts, most notably, the elimination of the $2.3 billion Title II-A (ESEA) funding and $1.2 billion 21st Century Community Learning Centers program. According to the administration, ESEA funding and […]


Education Tech

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 […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Congress may ax crucial higher education programs

December 28, 2017

Via: AFT News

An equity-busting markup of the Higher Education Act is making its way through Congress, and education advocates, outraged by the barriers it would create, are rallying against it. “If rogue for-profit colleges and private lenders were to dream up a higher […]