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Trends | Teachers Know Best

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Trends | Survey on Teachers and Technology Use

Front Row Education, Inc., providers of adaptive, gamified and data driven education programs, recently released a survey looking at the use of technology in the classroom for the current school year. Questions addressed by the thousand K-8 grade teachers surveyed … Continue reading

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Trends | Is It Time for Your Campus Mailroom to Graduate?  

With the rise of online delivery services such as Amazon, Delivery.com, and even the local pharmacy, package traffic at universities has never been higher. Can campus mailrooms handle the influx of potential drone deliveries and the upcoming holiday gift season? Many university mailrooms aren’t … Continue reading

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Trends | Teachers, Data and EdTech

To support the product development efforts of K-12 edtech entrepreneurs, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation surveyed more than 4,600 teachers about how they use digital tools and student data to tailor student instruction. The findings from this research are … Continue reading

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Trends | Turning the Page Digital

The tide is turning on the $8 billion textbook market that has had its hold on budget-strapped schools. Increasing numbers of schools and districts are turning to digital content alternatives to open up new ways of teaching and put their … Continue reading

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Trends | 5 Mobile Apps for the Classroom

It’s no secret that technology is making students’ lives easier than ever before (the edtech industry alone is expected to receive more than 2B in funding in 2015). In preparation for back-to-school, we wanted to share some top mobile apps … Continue reading

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Trends | Teachers Want More Tech Training

A nationwide survey of K-12 teachers revealed that while schools are taking steps to bridge the digital divide by putting more technology into classrooms, more action must be taken to ensure that teachers know how to integrate it into their … Continue reading

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Trends | EdTech Goals, Progress, and Shifting Definitions  

As revealed in the 2015 Vision K-20 Educator Survey Report conducted by the Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of SIIA, K-20 education institutions are making slow, but steady progress towards reaching their instructional and operational goals through the use of … Continue reading

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Trends | K-12 Classroom Connectivity

Thanks to E-Rate, 99 percent of America’s K-12 public schools and libraries are connected to the Internet. The majority of U.S. schools, however, do not have enough bandwidth to meet the current needs for digital learning. As 1:1 learning models, … Continue reading

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Trends | EdTech Developers Tour

The Office of Educational Technology at the US Department of Education is back on tour. They’ve traveled to several cities since they launched the Ed Tech Developer’s Tour back in May in D.C. with 1776, a global incubator and seed … Continue reading

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Trends | Apps and Freshmen Retention

For colleges, freshmen retention continues to be a concern — most students who drop out of college, do so in their first year. That fact has colleges seeking opportunities to engage, prepare and welcome students to campus and ease the … Continue reading

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Trends | Mobile Learning in the United States

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Trends | Happy Workers

Results of a new survey are in, tracking the often circuitous career path and unusually high job satisfaction rate of web developers. Carried out on behalf of SkilledUp, a curator of online and alternative education sources, the online study was conducted by … Continue reading

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Trends | Teachers Know Best

In today’s classroom, digital instructional tools can provide teachers with information to tailor instruction to each student’s strengths, needs, and interests. A new survey from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation of more than 4,600 teachers explores how teachers use … Continue reading

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Trends | Restructured E-Rate Guide

Filled with expert analysis and insights, the newly released Guide to the E-Rate 2.0 provides program and market information to help education technology providers understand how the newly restructured e-rate program will impact school district capabilities and needs for technology and digital … Continue reading

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Trends | M&A Overview for Education

A confluence of factors continue to help shape the evolving education sector, according to a new white paper from Berkery Noyes. This includes rising local and state tax revenues, the adoption of innovative pedagogical and blended learning tools, continued investment … Continue reading

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Trends | Transforming the Education Experience

Our education system is in need of dramatic improvement. Too many students are not being adequately prepared for college, careers and life. Michael Golden has dedicated his career to solving this problem. He recognized the opportunity to leverage the convergence of … Continue reading

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Trends | Are You Edcasting Yet?

There’s a new way for everyone to share their knowledge easily with bite-sized insights pushed out across all devices. If podcasting and tweeting made it easy to share general content, edcasting promises to empower people to share their knowledge and … Continue reading

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Trends | Software Defined Networking

As more educational institutions transition to an all wireless network, software-defined networking (SDN) and OpenFlow are emerging as an effective way to bring new levels of agility to organizations beyond the data center where SDN first gained traction. For a … Continue reading

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Trends | 10 Things Everyone Should Know About K-12 Students’ Digital Learning

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Trends | The Future of Digital Learning

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Trends | Digital Learning Report Card

Digital Learning Now, (DLN), an initiative of the Foundation for Excellence in Education (ExcelinEd), today released the 2014 Digital Learning Report Card. The Digital Learning Report Card measures state policies on digital learning based on their alignment to the 10 … Continue reading

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Trends | How Technology is Changing the Classroom

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Trends | For Educators (from Apple)

An FYI that Apple has released a cool new “For Educators” page designed to be a good first place to look for apps, books, courses and collections of interest to professionals in the field of education. The education resource brings … Continue reading

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Trends | Technology Security by Design

Educators, lawmakers, and virtually everyone else concerned with young people’s security have wrestled with how to make best use of educational hardware and software while maintaining a safe and secure environment since schools began connecting to the Internet. However, each … Continue reading

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