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Category: Education Tech


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Free digital guide provides practical SEL implementation tools for school leaders

February 5, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Educators, families and policymakers widely accept that social and emotional learning is an integral part of the educational process — not only for the impact it has on student learning in the classroom, but also for its growing relevance and […]


Education Tech

Digital snow days gain steam as schools seek to melt learning loss

February 4, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Last week, dangerously low temperatures caused by a polar vortex forced thousands of schools to close. Thanks to digital technology, some districts were able to continue teaching despite the winter blast. In Chicago, schools were closed from three days to […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Hero K12 Gets a Facelift and a New Edtech Acquisition

February 4, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

When Hero K12 acquired SchoolMint two years ago, it didn’t just buy some school enrollment software. It also got a new boss—and a new brand. In June 2017, Hero K12, based outside of Miami, received $150 million from BV Investment […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Giving a nudge: How digital alerts can keep students on track

January 15, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Сolleges have the ability to gather more student data than ever before, and with that information comes the pressure to put it to good use. Nudges, when done right, are proving up to that task. Nudging is a concept that […]


Education Tech

Randomly Remind Me – An App for Building Better Habits

January 10, 2019

Via: Free Technology for Teachers

Randomly Remind Me is an Android app for scheduling reminders to appear on your phone or tablet at intervals you set or at randomly intervals throughout the day. Reminders that you create on the app can contain text and or […]


Education Tech

A New Way to Add Drawings to Google Docs

January 8, 2019

Via: Free Technology for Teachers

It’s the first full week of the year and Google has already added new features to G Suite for Education. Yesterday, Google’s G Suite Updates Blog carried the announcement that we’ll soon have a new way to add drawings to […]


Education Tech

Teacher reluctance, funds still present hurdle for emerging tech in classrooms

January 7, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Technology is essential, but administrators must also figure out how to foot the bill. Securing funds to pay for emerging technology and even broadband access can be difficult for rural and poor districts. Yet, there are ways. For example, the […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Schools look to proven formulas for innovation

January 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Most schools have a desire to innovate, especially when old ideas are no longer working or when new technologies require the application of new ideas. While many schools have innovative leaders, not all schools have the funding or support of […]


Education Tech

Got Winter Cabin Fever? Sweat It Out At These Higher-Ed Technology Conferences in 2019

December 27, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

The holidays are a time for celebration. But if shorter hours of sunlight and the stress of gift-giving has you ready to welcome in the new year, we’ve got one more thing to look forward to: a year’s worth of […]


Education Tech

Ready to Hit the Road in 2019? These K-12 Edtech Events Are Worth Your Time

December 26, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Sometimes our most fulfilling conversations and productive work days take place hundreds of miles from the workplace. They often happen when we’re on the ground meeting new people, exchanging ideas, listening, learning and growing. That’s why, at EdSurge, we believe […]