Edtech’s Hidden Shortage: Women Directors

Edsurge

The scarcity of female directors in edtech is a striking contrast to the diversity that exists in the sector's day-to-day leadership. As much as one-third of edtech companies started during that time have a female CEO or founder. Deborah Quazzo Edtech observers have noted that a significant number of those companies have been started by women. Quazzo is a voting board member on three edtech startups and an observer on the boards of two others.

EdTech 190

Against the 3A’s of EdTech: AI, Analytics, and Adaptive Technologies in Education

ProfHacker

One of the key things about the report is that we are asked to suggest what technologies we think will be highly influential in education in the far, medium and near terms. Why invest in technology when the money can be put to better use investing in people?

Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology

Edsurge

Over the past 25 years, multiple waves of education technology and innovation have slowly washed into America’s schools and colleges. Along the way, innovators have often over-promised and under-delivered, causing many smart people to wonder if we’re now in a frothy bubble of irrational exuberance, most eloquently summarized by Audrey Watters in Hack Education, who worries that “education technology [merely] serves as a ’Trojan Horse’ of sorts, carrying.

Kaplan 125

Fueled by Big Rounds, Edtech Funding Surges to $887M in First Half of 2017

Edsurge

edtech companies last year, the dollars returned with a fury during the first six months of 2017. edtech startups is already at 88 percent of the total in 2016 ( which was $1 billion ). Just three years ago, some of the biggest firms on Sand Hill Road—Kleiner Perkins, Sequoia Capital, Benchmark Capital—were happily putting money into edtech startups with unproven revenue models. Home-run bets and financial windfalls are rare in the edtech industry.

Chegg 90

Buying or Building Research-Backed Edtech? The Government Can Help

Edsurge

Tibbetts Award , an annual recognition of high-performing organizations funded by the federal government’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBTT) programs. The only other education technology company present, out of 45 total recipients, is Agile Mind , which develops online math and science curriculum and assessments. EdSurge (edtech product discovery). Education Technology Government Policy

U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

” This letter marked the launch of the implementation of the first federal program dedicated to ensuring universal access to information and communications technology for improved teaching and learning in the nation’s schools. Technology Literacy Challenge Fund.

Stop Celebrating Low-Level Learning

Tom Murray

In the spring of 2002, I was teaching 4th grade in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. That’s right, in 2002, 17 years ago, we were 1:1. Image Credit: The Morning Call, 2002 “I’d love to see these units become standard equipment for all students in five to ten years.”

Diagnosing Learning

Kyle Pace

Dr. Lisa Sanders has written a column for the New York Times about peoples’ undiagnosed medical conditions to seek feedback from the greater community since 2002. I recently started watching a new Netflix series called Diagnosis.

Impero Software partners with Illinois Learning Technology Purchase Program to Provide Schools with Student Safety and MDM Software

techlearning

Richard Fuller, CEO of Impero Software, comments, “We’re delighted to announce our partnership with the Illinois Learning Technology Purchase Program to help provide K-12 schools in Illinois with the tools to facilitate digital learning and help protect students.” Austin, TX, Sept.

New Media Consortium Unexpectedly Shuts Down, Citing ‘Errors and Omissions’ by CFO

Edsurge

A nonprofit known for its annual “Horizon Reports” on the future of technology at K-12 schools, universities, and museums abruptly shut down this month after officials discovered the organization was out of money. It organized conferences and events, and published reports in its goal of encouraging “exploration and use of new media and technologies for learning and creative expression.” horizonreport #edtech #highered ??? Education Technology Nonprofits Edtech Business

Groups 100

5 Augmented and Virtual Reality Creation Tools for Students

Shake Up Learning

The technology giants of the world have found ways so that the average person can create their own AR and VR worlds with very little training or gear. 5 Augmented and Virtual Reality Creation Tools for Students #ARVRinEDU #edtech #shakeuplearning Click To Tweet.

Research Shows Technology Strategies That Positively Impact Student Learning

EdTechSandyK

The following was written as a reflection on what I learned during the second week of the Teaching With Technology course I am currently taking as part of my masters in educational technology leadership program. educational technology research

To Leverage Tech in Writing Instruction, This Superintendent Channeled Justin Bieber

Edsurge

Jared Cotton Early in his career, Cotton was a district technology specialist and developed an appreciation for anyone who could wield emerging technologies in exciting new ways. Now the superintendent of Henry County (Virginia) Public Schools, Cotton is himself looking for new ways to leverage technology to teach his students. Because of technology, he was able to share his talent with so much more of an audience, well beyond his school or his community.”

How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year

Edsurge

He has also been named a Master Educator by Course Hero , an education technology company that produced a short film on Boyer. . Understand how Boyer integrates technology into his course design. City of God ” (2002, Brazil, directed by Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund)—A gritty street portrait of a great world city. Education Technology Flipped Classroom Learning Strategies Professional Development University Assessment Driven Curriculum EdTech Lexicon Video Instruction

ISTE 2018: Where I’ll Be Presenting and Joining in the Learning #iste18

The CoolCatTeacher

My schedule for the Edtech Event of the Year! Live Q&A: Using Technology to Stay in Touch with Parents (Facebook Live). Panelists: Christelle Pasteals (Instructional Technology Coach) and me. Booth 2002. SMART Technologies.

Adobe Flash End of Life & the Threat to Education

myViewBoard

Many of their technologies are in our school computers, software programs, and internet applications we use every day. In our whitepaper: Modern Educational Insights: The End Of Flash – EdTech And E-learning Users Beware we explored the beginning, rise, and ultimate end of Flash.

Adobe 68

Silver Lake Acquires Majority Stake in Weld North’s Digital Curriculum Business

Edsurge

In 2010, he pooled his own money with KKR, a private equity firm, to launch Weld North , which has since acquired another 16 edtech companies (and invested in 4 others). Over the past three years, private equity groups have upped their stake in education technology companies. Currently, he predicts, the financiers in the edtech industry will focus on consolidating revenue-generating businesses. Education Technology Mergers and Acquisitions Edtech Business

Heading into my new class

Bryan Alexander

This week I started teaching my first class since 2002. Readings cover education (of course), economics, demographics, technology, and futures work, along with science fiction visions of the future. Our current information and technology practices.

LMS 80

Climbing the Pyramid of Bloom’s Taxonomy Through the Writing Process

EdTechTeacher

This post first appeared on EdTech Researcher at Education Week. Erin Olson ( @eolsonteacher ), serves as an Instructional Technology Consultant at the Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency in Northwest Iowa. ” >> Read the rest of the article on EdTech Researcher.

EdTech 106

In a Changing Career Landscape, Employers and Workers Need a New Social Contract for Retraining

Edsurge

Similarly, when asked who they believe should pay for retraining programs for workers who lost their jobs because of new technology, 73 percent of Americans said employers. Education Technology Artificial Intelligence Workforce Training Higher Education

Survey 108

Its 2019. So Why Do 21st-Century Skills Still Matter?

Edsurge

Although some educators have grown weary of the term “21st century learning,” the drive to transform education “matters more today—a lot more—than when we started the conversation,” says Ken Kay, who in 2002 co-founded an influential consortium called the Partnership for 21st Century Skills (later rebranded Partnership for 21st Century Learning, or P21. too much technology is still used to replace routine tasks rather than turbo-charging the experience of learning.

To Chrome or Not to Chrome, that is the Question (Hint the Answer is YES!)

Saving Socrates

It lasted me from 1997 to 2002. edtech #IntelChromebooks #technology I must admit, after spending years in education and believing I really had my "head to the ground" on the latest trends, I was dead wrong. My first computer was an Apple 2E. My whole family shared it. I grew up playing math games on it and writing my first essays.

LA’s First Public All-Girls STEM School Goes Global

CUE

It’s not every day that an EdTech-driven experience can touch our core beliefs and values the way this one did. In 2002, her classroom was used as a demonstration site for Scholastic’s Read 180 curriculum which was toured by former first lady Laura Bush.

STEM 163

As College Innovation Efforts Grow, So Do Warnings of a ‘McDonaldization’ of Higher Ed

Edsurge

One of the most-cited versions of the critique is the 2002 book “ The McDonaldization of Higher Education ,” by Dennis Hayes and Robin Wynyard. Some college administrators and edtech executives paint professors who resist innovation efforts as out of touch or opposed to technology. If you want technology to be used, you’ve got to win the argument for it” with faculty members, he said. Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary Learning

MOOC 104

Impero Software Announces New Version of its Flagship Product – Impero Education Pro – at ISTE 2018

techlearning

We are always looking for ways to improve upon Impero Education Pro’s functionality so that teachers, IT departments and administrators have an even better experience when using technology in their classrooms and buildings” said Richard Fuller, Impero CEO. “We

Impero Software Named a Finalist for the 2018 Greater Austin Business Awards

techlearning

Founded in 2002, Impero software is now accessed by over 1.5 Impero’s cutting edge EdTech software consolidates a range of powerful classroom, network and device management features enabling schools and colleges to reduce costs and improve both staff and student productivity.

Google Adds New Classroom Features. Use Them Responsibly.

techlearning

All the MCU fans out there know that this phrase was first used in the 1962 Amazing Fantasy #15 issue and then later by Uncle Ben in the 2002 Spiderman movie. 7 Free Edtech Things. “With great power comes great responsibility.”

State Contract Win Brings Impero Software’s Multi-device Remote Monitoring and Management Solution to New York Schools

techlearning

Founded in 2002, Impero software is now accessed by over 1.5 Impero’s cutting edge EdTech software consolidates a range of powerful classroom, network and device management features enabling schools and colleges to reduce costs and improve both staff and student productivity.

How Much does Suicide Impact the World? Take the World Suicide Prevention Day Quiz to Find Out

techlearning

Founded in 2002, Impero software is now accessed by over 1.5 Impero’s cutting edge EdTech software consolidates a range of powerful classroom, network and device management features enabling schools and colleges to reduce costs and improve both staff and student productivity.

Impero Software’s $2.5 Million “School Online Safety Grant” Helps Schools Meet Safety Recommendations

techlearning

Founded in 2002, Impero software is now accessed by over 1.5 Impero’s cutting edge EdTech software consolidates a range of powerful classroom, network and device management features enabling schools and colleges to reduce costs and improve both staff and student productivity.

Impero Software Announces Philip Walters as its New Chairman

techlearning

Walters currently serves as Advisory Director of Investcorp, which assumed ownership of Impero Software through its technology-focused private equity Fund, Investcorp Technology Partners, in August 2017. Founded in 2002, Impero software is now accessed by over 1.5

Impero Education Pro v6.3 wins Tech & Learning TCEA Best of Show Award

techlearning

To view the online article, visit [link] “As the use of technology in the classroom grows, schools need tools to help teachers get the most out of their technology while keeping students safe as they are using devices in the classroom,” said Richard Fuller, CEO of Impero Software.

Impero Software Names Richard Fuller as New CEO and Announces its New Austin, TX Headquarters in the U.S.

techlearning

Fuller formerly served as an operating executive at Investcorp Technology Partners, which assumed ownership of Impero in August 2017. Founded in 2002, Impero software is now accessed by over 1.5 Simi Valley, CA, Feb.

Developing a Research Base to Evaluate Digital Courseware

Edsurge

Babson Survey , the proportion of academic leaders who report that online learning is critical for long-term institutional growth has grown from 49 percent in 2002 to 71 percent in 2015, and institutions are investing in edtech products to support digital learning. Barbara Means is director of the Center for Technology in Learning at SRI International and Vanessa Peters, is an education researcher at the center. Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary Learning

Study 68

Impero Software Partners with Mental Health America to Help Identify Mental Health Concerns in Schools

techlearning

Founded in 2002, Impero software is now accessed by over 1.5 Impero’s cutting edge EdTech software consolidates a range of powerful classroom, network and device management features enabling schools and colleges to reduce costs and improve both staff and student productivity.