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Education Tech

Will ChatGPT Unflip the Classroom?

January 30, 2023

Via: Education Next

ChatGPT has occasioned a lot of hand-wringing, cheering, and philosophizing. Some have predicted “The End of High School English.” Others have been enthusiastic to use it as a wonderful new teaching tool. But, through it all, I’ve been struck by […]


Education Tech

Ed tech startup Class to acquire virtual classroom tool from Blackboard

May 19, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Class Technologies was created in 2020 with the mission to fill the urgent need for virtual learning tools during the pandemic. Rather than develop a platform from scratch, however, the company created software that adds teaching and learning tools to […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

5 K–12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2022

December 6, 2021

Via: EdTech Magazine

Educational technology trends for 2022 look a bit different. In 2020 and 2021, educators pioneered ed tech tools for their classrooms at an overwhelming pace. Districts with more than 1,000 students accessed an average 1,449 ed tech products online each […]


Education Tech, News

Getting Ed-Tech Wrong Would Be a Bitter Pandemic Legacy

May 13, 2021

Via: Education Next

The public view of education technology has evolved over the past 12 months. When schools shut down last spring, frustration with the availability of devices, amount of instruction, and quality of teaching seemed nearly universal. During this past year, there […]


Education Tech, Educational Forms, Informal learning

5 skills teachers need during COVID-19

September 11, 2020

Via: eSchool News

We find ourselves working in some interesting places these days. Today, my office is the home of my great-grandparents in a small Minnesota town. It’s a simple house, and full of reminders of what life and education would have looked […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Remote learning for the long haul

September 2, 2020

Via: eSchool News

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been the source of many discussions in the past few weeks about the “return to school.” We’re witnessing major public city schools opting for hybrid or fully-remote options, the CDC director and the president are […]


Education Tech

Shrinking budgets complicate challenges amid influx of new ed tech

July 6, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Aside from shuttering school buildings and forcing students and teachers to adopt an entirely different model of learning practically overnight, the coronavirus pandemic put a stranglehold on the local tax revenues that tend to provide a lion’s share of public […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

COVID-19 Is Accelerating the Digital Blending of Working and Learning

June 19, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

In the last few months the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world and triggered an economic plunge in the U.S. that is now officially a recession. Even before this crisis, concerns were rising about a potential loss of jobs and […]


Education Tech

Is instructional coaching an answer to preventing waste in ed tech?

January 27, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Instructional coaches can provide the support teachers need for ed tech implementation, but they must develop strong connections with those educators, have planning meetings to discuss ed tech integration, work with teachers during implementation, and continue to check in with […]


Education Tech

3 reasons ed tech needs more educator input

November 18, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The advent of technology in schools has provided overwhelming benefits for decades. We’ve witnessed the rise of learning management systems, student information systems, 1:1 technology, and much more. Very rarely do those technologies remain static, though — school leaders investigate […]


Education Tech

In higher ed tech, where’s the ‘hype’ and what’s the promise?

October 21, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Every few years new technology emerges that promises to improve student success and make it easier for college officials to do their jobs. Some tools have delivered on that promise, but many face blowback when they don’t quickly fix the […]


Education Tech

Increasing network demands require proactive ed tech management

September 30, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Since bandwidth on wireless networks is limited, districts should be discerning when adding new devices and applications. Experts recommend schools do tech audits to inventory hardware, usage and prices. Trimming the fat of unused applications can free up space on […]


Education Tech

Strong communication key when implementing ed tech

August 15, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While teachers who have experienced a lot of “fad” programs tend to be wary of new technology implementations, they’re are also more likely to embrace changes that they contributed to or had a say in. New initiatives that build upon […]


Education Tech

Change management strategies can make or break ed tech initiatives

August 1, 2019

Via: Education Dive

When implementing change at any level in a school or district, administrators must also consider that veteran educators who have been doing something the same way for decades may be especially resistant to new tools or platforms. Including educators in […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Uniform privacy policy could help safeguard student data, promote ed tech expansion

May 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While federal privacy laws including the Family Educational Rights and Protection Act (FERPA), the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and the Children’s Internet Protection Act intend to safeguard student data, ed tech evolves so quickly that the laws soon become […]


Education Tech

Report: Schools investing in ed tech they don’t use

November 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

As new innovations disrupt what has, until now, been considered traditional classroom structure, educational apps have made headway in becoming popular investments for schools in transitioning to a more tech-oriented space. Just as other forms of ed tech present opportunities […]


Education Tech

Is there a better way for schools to decide on ed tech?

October 22, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Personalized learning models continue to grow as educators nationwide are tasked with reinventing the way students are taught and tested. Meanwhile, the technological revolution keeps producing gadgets that make life easier by simplifying once-complex tasks, and this wave of innovation […]


Education Tech

Interoperability would make data more valuable to educators

April 3, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Simply put: Schools and districts can gather all of the student data in the world, but it won’t mean a thing if they don’t have the means to easily interpret and make use of it. Part of the promise of […]


Education Tech

Here Is A Powerful Teaching Assitant for Teachers

March 29, 2018

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Apple’s Classroom app is one of our favourite apps we have featured in several EdTech lists in the past. In today’s post we are sharing with you a quick overview of some of the things you can do with Classroom […]


Education Tech

How Google Apps For Education Can Be Used In Your Classroom

February 26, 2018

Via: TeachThought

Like Apple and Microsoft, Google also wants a place in your classroom. Google Apps for Education is a free suite of cloud-based tools created by Google to use in your classroom. You probably knew that part, and likely have a […]