The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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In December 2010, The Journal –“t he leading Technology based education publication for K-12 and higher education”– published an article with a 5-prong prediction for the following year. Now, we know that edtech has been proven to improve test scores and overall classroom engagement. But, how does the 2010 vision for edTech match what’s actually happening today? The cost, plus it’s easy manageability and durability, made Chromebooks a main player in the edtech game.

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What U.S. Companies Should Know About Asia's Edtech Market

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Last summer, when I was working for ThinkCERCA, which helps students develop critical thinking skills through reading and writing, the edtech startup was facing a big decision: should it try and break into the lucrative Chinese market? Here’s a handy guide for anyone in edtech looking to cross the Pacific. In my experience, this phenomenon is partly caused by the limited business models that an edtech company can efficiently pursue in the two countries. edtech companies.

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Can Entrepreneurs Balance Educational and Financial Returns?

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While the emergence of “edtech” and the growing tide of investment towards this industry has led to a seemingly endless proliferation of new startups claiming to be in service of education, the perception of many educators, including some of my professors at Penn, is often one of skepticism. Or it may be that even some of the most well-funded and hyped edtech efforts have flopped or pivoted , leaving students and teachers scrambling.

Is it time to say goodbye to textbooks?

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About 10 years ago, in 2010, when Common Core was launched in the U.S., We now see teachers leveraging everything from Youtube videos and games to engage students, to edtech platforms that offer online quizzes and activities that can track student progress. Q: How is edtech preparing Generation Z students to survive the future of work? Edtech focused on gamifying learning can help boost confidence through teamwork and friendly competition.

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The school has been 1:1 since 2010, and Lotta is fortunate enough to be able to work with the finding and implementation of digital resources and best practices. I have started to get my head around the British school system and think I might understand what the Common Core is, and Stibaly Johnson’s talk about how to use Edmodo definitely inspired me anyway. edtech #flipclass digital citizenship edmodo edmodocon global learning

After Layoffs, Math Curriculum Developer Reasoning Mind Sells to Weld North Education

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curriculum market shifted towards purchasing materials aligned materials to Common Core and state academic standards, the organization began building new offerings based on these U.S. Founded by former Kaplan executive Jonathan Grayer, Weld North has purchased 16 companies since 2010. Education Technology Mergers and Acquisitions Edtech BusinessThis week, two online math instructional developers found themselves in the crosshairs of private equity firms.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Learn about the pedagogy behind these engaging projects and how they support design thinking while meeting the Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards for more authentic, hands-on learning, critical thinking and problem-solving. Friday, September 19th at 7pm Common Sense Media: Get Educated on Education Apps , Mobile is quickly becoming the new technology platform for learning.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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You can read the series here: 2010 , 2011 , 2012 , 2013 , 2014 , 2015 , 2016 , 2017 , 2018 , 2019. But in 2010, the company, co-founded by Gina Bianchini and Marc Andreessen, announced that it would no longer offer a free version.