Essential Reading

The Electric Educator

In this bold article Frey claims that a radical shift in education will occur due to the emergence of standard course-ware software so that companies, universities and school districts can quickly and easily create content that can be accessed from around the world.

Do Tech Companies Need To Step Up Their Accessibility Game?

The Innovative Educator

This article takes you through the process while acknowledging what a hassle it is. In 2009 Berner s-Lee expanded that view finding the World Wide Web Foundation to promote Internet accessibility and equality for all.

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The Future of Education: a futurist's perspective

The Electric Educator

blogger, recommended an article titled " The Future of Education " by Thomas Frey, executive director and senior futurist at the DaVinci Institute. I read this somewhat lengthy article which predicts drastic changes in the educational culture as we know it today, and was struck by the plausibility of Frey''s ideas. I would strongly recommend this article to anyone interested in the future of education. Back to the article by Thomas Frey. Stewart MacLean , a fellow ed.

Project Based Learning

The Electric Educator

Here''s an interesting article from smartplanet.com demonstrating an innovative use of distance learning technology. Several very large companies (Nokia, Sony, Philips, Rolls-Royce) are having their interns and management candidates participate in online business scenario "tournaments" as part of their training.

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A short note to [Indian and emerging market] e-commerce investors: Be patient for growth, but impatient for profits

The Christensen Institute

This simply means that companies should take the time to figure out their profit formula (how they intend to make money) before scaling their businesses. E-commerce companies, especially those in emerging markets, are growing quickly in order to corner market share.

Top 5 new EdTech tools that you might use in your university

Neo LMS

For instance, Osso VR is a virtual reality technology company founded on the principle of training surgeons with real world skills that can be directly applied when in the operating room. Our article showed you the top five tech tools that you could already be using in your university.

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Using Feedback Logs to Empower Learners

A Principal's Reflections

The most successful companies are successful because they are always looking for ways to improve. John Hattie (2009) found a similar effect size of 0.73

Degreed Raises $75 Million to Expand Corporate Learning Platform

Edsurge

For McCarthy, it was a small sign among many that international countries like India had become powerful markets for corporate training companies like Degreed. “A Companies outside the U.S. To date, the San Francisco-based company has raised about $140 million. Founded in 2012, Degreed offers over 1,500 certificates and credentials, aimed primarily at companies looking to develop and upskill their employees.

Teaching isn’t Rocket Science – It’s Way More Complex

The CoolCatTeacher

You know, we’re not giving the kids the tools in school along with opportunities to collaborate, that they need on the job, that the companies are asking for. I post things I find myself, which includes free access to New York Times articles thanks to my subscription.

MasteryConnect Raises $4.5M Series C Round to Refocus on Core Product and Profits

Edsurge

Now, the Salt Lake City-based company is back to growing—this time, on the right track, its current CEO Mick Hewitt insists—with the help of a new funding round. This latest round brings the company’s fundraising total to more than $34 million. The modest fundraise comes after the company attempted to expand beyond its core offering, a mastery-based learning platform that aims to help teachers create curriculum and track how students perform against specific standards.

iPads for Masterful Math: Randomizing Formative Math Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

He received the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) in 2009 for mathematics from California. He has authored several articles: Nank, S. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Why Can’t We Be Friends? A Superintendent and a Vendor Talk It Out

Digital Promise

I also lead marketing efforts, [which includes] applying to speak at conferences, writing blog posts or trying to get featured in articles. I quickly evaluate if this is a person or company that’s worth a relationship. We luckily found a great local company. Outsourcing our IT, initially we had some bumps, but the company’s responsiveness told us that even though we are a small district, they are committed.

Are schools doing too much?

The Christensen Institute

News & World Report article by Andy Rotherham made a bold claim: school districts do too much. If the company had tried to separate each of the components—for example, subcontracting operating systems to one outlet and logic circuits to another—the product would have suffered.

3 Keys to Building Strong Instructional Leadership Teams

Insight Education Group

The Monitor Deloitte , a management consulting company, has studied and participated in the strategic planning process for organizations from a wide variety of fields.

REINVENTING.SCHOOL - Episode 11 Today, "Basics of Education, Worldwide" #reinventingschool #learningrevolution

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

From 2007 to 2009, he was the country sector work adviser at Pôle de Dakar (UNESCO) where he led the support to countries, essentially through education sector analyses and financial simulation models.

3 Things Great Teachers Do

The CoolCatTeacher

He was recognized as Illinois Teacher of the Year in 2007, and as the recipient of the NEA’s National Award for Teaching Excellence in 2009. He served as a senior developer on The Composition Book Jam and has authored numerous articles and blogs.

It’s Game Over for the Institute of Play. But Its Legacy Lives On.

Edsurge

The experimental institution, called Quest to Learn , opened its doors in 2009 and became the subject of many books and articles. was the creation of a network of game-based learning researchers, developers and educators who will continue their work at other companies and organizations.

How higher education’s own choices left it vulnerable to the pandemic crisis

The Hechinger Report

percent from 2009 to 2017, a period during which the S&P 500 index gained 11.2 percent from 2009 to 2017, a period during which the S&P 500 index gained 11.2

3 Things Great Teachers Do

The CoolCatTeacher

He was recognized as Illinois Teacher of the Year in 2007, and as the recipient of the NEA’s National Award for Teaching Excellence in 2009. He served as a senior developer on The Composition Book Jam and has authored numerous articles and blogs.

Reinventing.School Interview with Yong Zhao and Susan Engel + Thursday, June 4 Sessions - The Learning Revolution Online Daily Education Conference #learningrevolution

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He is the author of 24 books and several hundred articles about technology, learning, business, and human progress. As an executive, Howard was the CEO of a public television operation and several television production companies, and a state government official.

New Interview Series REINVENTING.SCHOOL with Howard Blumenthal - Starts Thursday, May 7th, at 4:00 pm US-EDT #reinventingschool

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He is the author of 24 books and several hundred articles about technology, learning, business, and human progress. As an executive, Howard was the CEO of a public television operation and several television production companies, and a state government official.

Literacies for the digital age: Financial literacy

Kathy Schrock

This post originally appeared in September of 2014 on my Discovery Educator Network blog, Kathy''s Katch , where I pen a monthly blog post. Please take a look at the blog when you get a a chance. The new posts go up the first day of each month! _

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

” Re-reading that article now makes me cringe. I was inspired, I think, to select that topic because talk of “platforms” was incredibly popular in Silicon Valley – it had been for a while – as companies strove to become “the next Facebook.”

Micro-Credentials: Taking PD to the next level

The Thinking Stick

Certificate Level : For those that are independent learners but also want company on their journey. Learning is not about the content you can put together, the videos you watch, the articles you read.

Educational Crises and Ed-Tech: A History

Hack Education

"You never want a serious crisis to go to waste," as Rahm Emanuel, then President Obama's chief of staff, said in 2009 as the world teetered on the brink of recession. 150,000 a year to lease coaxial cables from Bell Telephone Company, for example.

The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Issue a Press Release

Hack Education

The stories that I write about the “Top Ed-Tech Trends” are the antithesis of most articles you’ll see about education technology that invoke “top” and “trends.” The very next day, Apple shares hit $97.80, an all-time high for the company.

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June 1 - Panel Discussion on "Unschooling"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

His experience ranges from spending years working with children at a leading environmental education foundation to serving on boards of universities, of companies, and in the intelligence community.

How Has Google Affected The Way Students Learn?

MindShift

He wrote about the subject in a 2008 article for The Atlantic titled “ Is Google Making Us Stupid.” ” The bright side lies in a 2009 study conducted by Gary Small, the director of University of California Los Angeles’ Longevity Center , that explored brain activity when older adults used search engines. ” “Design it so that Google is crucial to creating a response rather than finding one,” he writes in his company’s blog.

Wednesday's "Emergency Remote Teaching & Learning" Mini-Conference - New Sessions Added

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He then got his Bachelors in Networking and Telecommunication from DeVry University, and while going to school worked for a company that helpe larger organizations relocate and setup new computer systems.

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

She joined AFS-USA in 2009 as Business Development Strategist. In August, 2017, Jennifer became Head of School at Gimnasio Los Caobos, a project-based preK-12 school outside of Bogotá, Colombia, where she also writes articles on education for various Colombian publications.

Tangled up in debt

The Hechinger Report

In Iowa in particular, the companies charge steep prices — nearly $20,000 on average for a cosmetology certificate, the equivalent of a two-year community college degree twice over — and they have fought to keep the required number of school hours higher than anywhere else in the country.

Elevating the Education Reform Dialog, Live on Monday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The author of eleven books and scores of articles, he lectures at education conferences and universities as well as to parent groups and corporations. The school was recognized by Ladies Home Journal as one of the Ten Most Amazing Schools in the US, has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School in 2009 and 2010 and has been written about in many publications including Edutopia Magazine, EdWeek and the Philadelphia Inquirer.

14 Fabulous Finds - A Daringly Geeky Gift Guide

The Daring Librarian

Plus, I love sleeping on a plane and I''ve read a lot of articles about how they do NOT wash the airplane pillows & blankets. Bonus: This company has some of the BEST customer service I''ve ever dealt with. Here''s my first in 2009. I love buying gifts for family and friends!

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

Without revenue the company will go away. Or the company will have to start charging for the software. Or it will raise a bunch of venture capital to support its “free” offering for a while, and then the company will get acquired and the product will go away. (It’s

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

This is part one of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” Last year, I started this series – my annual review of the year in education technology – with an article on wishful thinking. That’s another story for another article.).