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The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

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This is part eleven of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” In May, venture capitalist and former securities analyst Mary Meeker released her annual “Internet Trends” report. Among the major trends Meeker identified for 2017: mobile advertising, gaming, and healthcare. And it raises a number of questions, I think: how good is Mary Meeker at actually identifying and analyzing Internet trends? Is this really a trend?

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” Via The New York Post : “Charter-school advocacy group to close up shop.” “ Daniel Greenstein , who has overseen the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation ’s work on postsecondary education since 2012, announced Monday that he would leave the foundation next month,” Inside Higher Ed reports. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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” The Autistic Self Advocacy Network issued a statement on the nomination of Jeff Sessions as US Attorney General. The test in question: The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study ( TIMSS ) which is administered to students around the world. ” Also via Techcrunch : “ Primo Toys rolls out Cubetto, a wooden robot that teaches kids to code.” Presidential-Elect Trump. “The Long Game of Betsy DeVos ” by Jennifer Berkshire.