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Educational Forms, Informal learning

How edtech helps us create inclusive learning experiences

September 7, 2022

Via: eCampus News

July 26th, 2022 marked the 32nd anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act, landmark legislation that offers equal opportunity for people with disabilities. Full participation in all aspects of life is incomplete without access to educational opportunities that promote independent […]


Education Tech

30 Higher Education IT Influencers to Follow in 2022

June 27, 2022

Via: EdTech Magazine

Anyone who works in higher education knows the value of IT. Colleges and universities are entering a new normal for education, and it’s up to technology leaders to guide them into this new frontier. From hybrid learning to cybersecurity, universities […]


Education Tech

The Edtech Industry Has An Oversaturation Problem

June 15, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

There are always new products coming out in the edtech landscape, but somehow a couple software platforms monopolize the industry and are used by teachers everywhere, leaving smaller companies and edtech startups facing an uphill battle. Some of those big […]


Education Tech

Edtech Should Be More Evidence-Driven

June 3, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Over the past decade, global investment in edtech has soared to new heights. The urgent need to educate children at home created by COVID-19 lockdowns turbocharged already existing momentum, and analysts now expect edtech expenditure to reach an eye-watering $300 […]


Education Tech

7 facts about the state of edtech in schools

May 19, 2022

Via: eSchool News

School networks are getting faster and more modern, but school IT leaders and IT departments struggle to keep up with the demand for remote access and support, according to an annual CoSN survey. The State of EdTech District Leadership 2022 […]


Education Tech

Why a Teacher-First Approach Is a Win for Edtech and Education

May 2, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Unsolicited and ill-informed advice on how experts should do their job rarely lands well. Bearing that in mind, unless you’ve spent years in classrooms full of students, working against the demands of curriculum mandates, IEP or 504 modifications and state […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Edtech Is Looking to Build Tools to Foster Student Engagement. Can That Scale?

April 11, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Finding community is a vulnerable, difficult experience—especially as a student. It requires not only feeling comfortable with your peers, but also trusting them enough to be able to ask questions and learn without fear of judgment. I’ve been lucky—I found […]


Education Tech

This Edtech Critic Was Supposed to Become a Bridge Between Educators and Edtech. How Is It Going?

April 6, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

While they’re both ostensibly working to make education as strong as possible, educators and edtech don’t always see eye to eye. Observers of the space, for instance, have long noted that teachers are often excluded from edtech procurement, as are […]


Education Tech

Why I’m Still Bullish About the State of Edtech

April 1, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

In the next few days, thousands of edtech entrepreneurs, investors, educators and policymakers will flood a hotel in San Diego to attend the Mecca of Education Innovation Optimism known as ASU GSV. So now is the perfect time to reflect […]


Education Tech

Need edtech funding? Here’s how to get it

March 30, 2022

Via: eSchool News

School district leaders across the country are cautiously looking forward to post-pandemic teaching and learning–but they are also eyeing what may be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to upgrade their technology infrastructure and classrooms with interactive displays, laptops, and more. In 2020 […]


Education Tech

3 edtech trends to watch in 2022

March 29, 2022

Via: eCampus News

It is impossible to exaggerate how much the edtech sector is growing – in fact, exploding might be a better word! The edtech market in the UK is now estimated to be £3.2bn following growth during 2020 of more than […]


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3 edtech trends to watch in 2022

March 18, 2022

Via: eSchool News

It is impossible to exaggerate how much the edtech sector is growing – in fact, exploding might be a better word! The edtech market in the UK is now estimated to be £3.2bn following growth during 2020 of more than […]


Education Tech

What Role Should AI Play in Education? A Venture Capitalist and EdTech Critic Face Off.

March 8, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

The people who build and fund edtech tools occupy different professional worlds than the educators who use those tools. And those worlds can sometimes collide. That was clear when we invited a venture capitalist who invests in edtech companies to […]


Education Tech

5 edtech opportunities that will emerge in 2022

February 10, 2022

Via: eSchool News

There is a certain perspective that comes from being in the edtech industry for over 30 years, and while I thought I had seen it all, nothing could have prepared me (or anyone else) for a global pandemic. Not only […]


Education Tech

3 steps to tech infrastructure that supports learning

February 9, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Like instructional technology specialists across the U.S., I spent most of 2020 helping teachers navigate the world of edtech–explaining video conferencing tools, and demonstrating how our district’s selected edtech can support learning–as we abruptly transitioned to remote learning. Now that […]


Education Tech

61 predictions about edtech, equity, and learning in 2022

January 3, 2022

Via: eSchool News

As we wrapped up 2020, we thought for sure that 2021 might bring us a reprieve from pandemic learning. Well, it did–but it also didn’t. Virtual and hybrid learning continued into the spring, but then classrooms welcomed back students for […]


Education Tech

What did 2021 bring to K-12 edtech?

December 30, 2021

Via: eSchool News

When we posted our 2020 predictions on January 1 last year, we–along with the majority of the world–definitely didn’t anticipate the curveball that was (and continues to be) the global COVID-19 pandemic. 2020 has been called a dumpster fire, the […]


Education Tech

Schools Use Trial and Error for Choosing Edtech, But They Don’t Have to

December 29, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

With President Biden’s signature turning the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill into law, our nation is poised to make historic investments in its highways, public transit, railways, airports, ports, water systems, broadband networks and electric grid. Even in our hyper-polarized political […]


Education Tech

3 steps to better edtech integration

November 17, 2021

Via: eSchool News

The pandemic forced a significant shift from traditional classrooms to virtual and hybrid teaching environments–often before schools and districts were ready. It quickly became apparent that reliable virtual learning tools were a must-have for teachers to be productive. However, classroom […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Report: Monitoring online student activity may create privacy disparities

September 27, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

The pandemic spurred school districts to hustle to distribute school-issued devices to students for remote learning. Even with in-person learning taking place this school year, many districts plan to retain 1:1 programs in an effort to close the homework gap. […]