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Trends | Teaching Digital Natives

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Trends | Music as a Teaching Tool

When you think of a classroom singing a song together, you probably envision a kindergarten class learning the alphabet or counting. But a new generation of classroom songs has arrived, and this time they’re helping older students learn difficult topics … Continue reading

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Trends | Blending Education and Technology

In this guide, learn more about the gap in technology skills in teaching, how technology is enhancing the learning revolution, what future educators need to know about technology in the classroom, and what future trends may be on the horizon for … Continue reading

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Trends | International EdTech Conferences

Outside the U.S., the concept of education technology isn’t exactly a ‘foreign’ idea. There’s plenty happening in the area, what with the BETT show in the U.K., with pioneering efforts in Australia, and with a smattering of conferences exploring where next … Continue reading

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Trends | Demand for Big Data Skills

Pick up a magazine or newspaper these days and you’ll likely see something about statistics and data science and how it’s become one of the decade’s hottest fields. Unsurprisingly, the demand for Big Data skills has had a big influence … Continue reading

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Trends | NewSchools Seed Fund Stats

NewSchools Seed Fund recently announced its ReImaginED deck, which highlights recent trends in education and edtech. The slide deck includes statistics and analysis that paint a picture of U.S.’s youths’ opportunities in education and the workforce, such as: – Only … Continue reading

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Trends | New Tech Funk

This school has funk. The mission of A. Maceo Smith New Tech High School is to be “an outstanding school of choice where students are engaged in project-based learning that develops 21st-century skills supported by technology that prepares them for a … Continue reading

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Trends | Be the Disrupter, Not the Disrupted

‘You be the disrupter, not the disrupted” — cautions a new whitepaper targeted to individuals, professors, universities and others in and around higher education who are directly involved in the online classes and training realm. “If education is the most … Continue reading

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Trends | For Edtech, No Slowing Down

Funding to education technology companies showed no signs of a slowdown in 2014, according to data from CB Insights, a leading tracker of high growth companies and investment activity. Edtech companies ranging from K-12 APIs and MOOCs to student-teacher messaging … Continue reading

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Trends | Emerge Education

As one can’t simply throw technology at an increasingly irrelevant education system, the marriage between technology and world-class pedagogy is what will force change, according to the leaders behind Emerge Education, a London based accelerator for education startups. They are bent on … Continue reading

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Trends | Digital Innovators in Hot Demand

Calling all educators! PBS LearningMedia has announced the 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program. The program recognizes the top 100 applicants nationwide who are using digital media in classrooms and serving as leaders in edtech. Beginning today through February 11, 2015, educators can … Continue reading

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Trends | History of Online Education

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Trends | This Will Revolutionize Education

 

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Trends | Engaging Minds and Imaginations

There are various factors to look at when considering edtech for your classroom: What tools will be most engaging? What solutions will your school actually want to use on a daily basis? What is reasonably affordable? What are the expected … Continue reading

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Trends | 8 Mobile Learning Essentials

Mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets are ubiquitous in the business world, but what about their potential in the classroom? Across the globe, students from elementary school through high school are increasingly engaging with advanced wireless devices to collaborate … Continue reading

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Trends | Impact of EdTech on Math Scores

A new study measures the impact of an edtech program on state math test performance, and finds it’s making a positive difference. The independent research firm WestEd measured the impact of MIND Research Institute’s ST Math® program in 209 second … Continue reading

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Trends | Tech, Arts and Play

What happens when so many trending areas in education converge under one roof? Empow Studios! They bring technology, arts, and play together to help young learners discover and build on their creative talents. They teach classes in programming, robotics, video game design, animation, design, audio … Continue reading

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Trends| Education M&A 2014  

Berkery Noyes’ third quarter 2014 mergers and acquisitions trend report for the Education Industry, released Monday, analyzes M&A activity for the sector during the first three quarters of 2014 and compares it with data covering 2013. This market includes information … Continue reading

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Trends | Learning the Millennial Way

Technology is a way of life for Millennials, according to a white paper from Jupiter Ed.  Influences from the technology which they’ve been raised around have branched out to encapsulate all areas of the typical Millennial’s life. “They tend to … Continue reading

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Trends | Hour of Code

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Trends | Learning HTML with Song

This guy has charisma! Here’s a little pick-me-up for a Friday afternoon that has everything to do with the current trend of making coding accessible for students of all ages everywhere. From LearnHTMLwithSong.com, one can simply listen and learn about … Continue reading

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Trends | The Future of Lifelong Learning

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Trends | Student Technology Leaders

Get a good idea of how more than 400 students in Los Angeles are supporting 1-to-1 efforts and technology integration through the video above. They’re doing it through GenYES 1:1, which prepares Student Technology Leaders (STLs) teams that become responsible for … Continue reading

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Trends | K-12 Students See a Bright Future Learning With Tablets

Take a look in the backpack of any K-12 student headed back to school this year and you may see a tablet. And, according to a new survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Pearson, the overwhelming majority of … Continue reading

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Trends | K-12 Students See A Brighter Future Learning with Tablets

Take a look in the backpack of any K-12 student headed back to school this year and you may see a tablet. And, according to a new survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Pearson, the overwhelming majority of … Continue reading

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