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Education Tech

4 steps to achieving districtwide technology equality

December 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Knowing that digital equity can help close the achievement gap and help prepare students for success in college and the workforce, our district has invested time and effort over the past few years into infusing uniform technology into our classrooms. […]


Education Tech

Why Aren’t Schools Using the Apps They Pay For?

November 8, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

With thousands of education apps available today, it can seem like students’ success is in the palm of their hands. But easy to forget is that technology is not in itself a solution. For it to work as intended, it […]


Education Tech

The Rise of Early-Career Enhancers in Education

November 7, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

General Assembly, a bootcamp, will help you master new skills in design, marketing, technology and data—and offer to help you get a job. Udacity, an online-learning platform, helps you learn the latest in deep learning, machine learning, and web development—and […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Report: Pre-K ed apps often not grounded in developmental research

October 30, 2018

Via: Education Dive

As the world of education continues to shift, disrupters like technology shape how learning opportunities are offered to students, including the youngest learners. The popularity of and access to blended learning initiatives is rising, and as the rest of society […]


Education Tech

Google to offer on-campus machine learning classes

October 24, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The Google offering is indicative of two trends: the growth of machine learning and the technology sector’s investment in postsecondary education. A host of indicators forecast substantial growth in machine learning, writes one Forbes contributor, including one from the International […]


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Can virtual learning change education as we know it?

September 25, 2018

Via: Kelly Redmond

The common use of digital technology has changed entire sectors of the American society. Companies like Google, Apple and Amazon have revolutionized the way people work, talk and shop. Online and social media platforms have provided billions of people worldwide […]


Education Tech

How Do We Know If Technology Is the Solution or the Problem?

September 4, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Has a more hotly debated or wholly unanswerable question ever been posed? One can easily imagine an Epic Rap Battle of History between the Luddites and Futurists on this very topic. And nowhere is that seemingly innocuous question more likely […]


Education Tech

Arizona State online biology students getting hands-on experience in virtual labs

August 28, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Similar labs are planned for the University of Texas at San Antonio and McMaster University in Canada, according to a blog post from Google, which partnered with the ed-tech company Labster to create the virtual labs. In addition, virtual labs […]


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How To Use Gadgets in Creative Academic Writing

August 22, 2018

Via: Kelly Redmond

What does one need in creative writing? Imagination, a strong vocabulary, and good research skills are essential, but the tools of the trade can and must be adapted to the digital age. Academic writing means exclusively original ideas about well-researched […]


Education Tech

Online learning to melt snow days in 5 South Carolina districts

August 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

As technology and 1:1 device programs become more commonplace in schools nationwide, the snow day will increasingly become a fabled event of the past, with the youth of tomorrow unable to comprehend their parents’ recounting of the excitement of waking […]