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36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

Wikispaces is also the backbone of my global collaborative projects since 2006, with MAD about Mattering as the most recent example. It also links with other tools we use like Trello, Google Docs, Dropbox, and more. Google Drive (Collaborative Writing).

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

Edsurge

But during that same fifteen-year period, we also witnessed the birth and growth of highly influential firms like Google, Amazon, Facebook, Tencent and Alibaba. In 2006, legislators amended the Higher Education Act again, eliminating the 50 percent rule and allowing for-profit colleges to generate up to 90 percent of their revenue from government sources, which most often applied to for-profit colleges offering online courses.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

And the “ queen sacrifices ,” for those who don’t know that terminology, is what Alexander calls it when a college sacrifices its most powerful resource – its faculty – in order to stem financial problems. Presidential Campaign Politics.

Education Technology and the 'New Economy'

Hack Education

The work is also supported by companies including Apple, Google and Expedia, as well as education organizations including the CollegeBoard, Teach For America and STEMx.” Nevertheless, computer science education, along with STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) continued to be promoted this year, often framed as something students should pursue instead of “ liberal arts.” Google’s Alphabet Inc.