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Education Tech

5 ways chat commerce empowers students and administrators

September 13, 2022

Via: eCampus News

Parents who constantly tell their children to get off their phones may want to think again as their kids depart for college this fall. The ability to use chat messaging to communicate with fellow students and teachers helps nervous first-year […]


Education Tech

4 steps to combat ransomware in schools

July 8, 2021

Via: eSchool News

These real-life scenarios all could lead to your school or network’s data and operations software being held ransom by hackers. This form of cyberattack is known as ransomware, and it represents a growing threat to K-12 schools, including charter schools. […]


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

Public Edtech Companies Have Been Rare. These SPACs Will Change That.

January 27, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Publicly traded education technology companies are rare. Soon, there will be one fewer after tech training provider Pluralsight gets taken private later this year. That leaves 2U, Chegg and Stride (formerly known as K12 Inc.) as the remaining trio of […]


Education Tech

5 myths about teaching technology skills to 21st-century students

October 9, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Many of today’s 21st-century students are tech-savvy. And it’s no surprise–the relevance of technology in our day-to-day lives has grown exponentially over the past few decades. We can ask a search engine almost anything and receive an answer in less […]


Education Tech, News

FETC 2020: District shares tips, benefits for launching student-run IT help desk

January 15, 2020

Via: Education Dive

In a Tuesday afternoon session at the Future of Education Technology Conference, Brian Zimmer and Joe Montemaro, both directors of educational technology for New York’s Webster Central School District, shared how they supported a 1:1 initiative by placing students in […]


Education Tech

The Missing Tech Giant in Education Technology

December 17, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Is Amazon a sleeping giant of edtech? Or one of its biggest, underreported failures? Those are questions to which my answers have varied, especially this year. But now I can definitively answer yes. To both. As someone who lives in […]


Education Tech

Edtech Incubators are Fading. Here’s What Will Replace Them.

November 7, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Edtech startup incubators? That’s so 2010. That’s the conclusion reached by Barbara (“Bobbi”) Kurshan, a long-time veteran of the education technology world. Kurshan, a Senior Fellow and Innovation Advisor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, has spent […]


Education Tech

Technology as an asset in school choice era

August 31, 2017

Via: Education Dive

Educators and administrators must consider how tech will not only change the delivery of a traditional K-12 school, but can potentially change the nature and focus of the curriculum itself. As career and technical education continues to enjoy the support […]


Education Tech

Blended learning platforms can help educators with grading challenges

August 30, 2017

Via: Education Dive

There may be additional benefits that come with removing the paper trail of grading physical assignments. Many teachers report that there are students of varying grade levels within the same classroom, making an educator’s job all the more difficult. However, […]


Education Tech

These 2 student-focused technologies can bring higher ed into the future

May 25, 2017

Via: eCampus News

From clusters of college closures and dramatic budgetary cuts to technological advances and data security breaches, changes in higher education have institutions contemplating strategies that will enable them to thrive in the future. But how do colleges and universities determine […]


Education Tech

6 Digital Tools To Engage Students

May 23, 2017

Via: TeachThought

Are you looking for some new ways to keep students engaged through the end of the school year? Here are 6 tools that I have found to be quite helpful as this school year winds down. More importantly, these are […]


Education Tech

Educators consider ways to teach ‘digital civility’

May 19, 2017

Via: Education Dive

Educators are increasingly reporting that they are spending more time working with students on how to properly understand and contextualize the media they take in, including how to discern credible internet sources. So much of this contextualization is happening on […]


Education Tech

Real school transformation starts with a magical triangle

May 18, 2017

Via: eSchool News

Every child deserves the opportunity to lead, learn, grow, and succeed. It’s only through a 360-degree approach to learning that we can provide these necessary opportunities to all children. At E.A. Cox Middle School, we are committed to a “whatever […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Want to save your district $3 billion on edtech?

May 17, 2017

Via: eSchool News

School districts are routinely being overcharged by at least $3 billion on ed-tech products, including hardware and software, each year–the equivalent of 54,000 first-year teacher salaries, according to a new study from the Technology for Education Consortium (TEC). The study […]


Education Tech

Educators grade performance of tech companies in K-12 classrooms

May 10, 2017

Via: Education Dive

There is a parallel between the debate over the role of major tech companies and education and the discussion of charter schools vs. public schools; charters were eventually seen as hotbeds of experimentation but are now viewed as an alternative […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Distance learning enrollment ticks up, though for-profits see declines

May 3, 2017

Via: Education Dive

The 2015 drop in enrollment at for-profit distance learning universities could be due in large part to the trouble of big-name institutions like the University of Phoenix. The Federal Trade Commission announced it had opened an investigation into potentially unscrupulous marketing […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

5 of The Most Popular Student Interactives to Use in Your Class

May 1, 2017

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

One of our favourite resources for student interactives is ReadWriteThink. It provides a wide variety of educational materials to help teachers make the best of technology in their teaching and to enhance students learning. Check out this section to view […]


Education Tech

13 New EdTech Tools for Teachers

April 26, 2017

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

We are back again with another collection of some interesting educational web tools and mobile apps to try our in your instruction. Some of things you can do with these resources include: create, share and play music; access a wide […]


Education Tech

How an edtech innovation is giving performance assessments new life

April 24, 2017

Via: eSchool News

Across the country, educators and policy makers are searching for ways to develop and implement innovative assessment programs to address accountability requirements and to reform instruction. As both local and state educators consider new assessment models, they find themselves coming […]