4 Emerging Edtech Trends in 2020

The CoolCatTeacher

Listen to Nikolaos Chatzopoulos share 2020 Edtech Trends Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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Meet NEO at BETT 2020 in London!

Neo LMS

Going to BETT 2020? As per their words , Bett is the first industry show of the year in the education technology landscape, bringing together over 800 leading companies, 103 exciting new edtech startups and over 34,000 attendees. Meet NEO at BETT 2020!

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2020 Vision (revisited)

Dangerously Irrelevant

Since it’s now 2020, I thought it would be fun to revisit Karl Fisch’s video from 2006, titled 2020 Vision. In that video, Karl imagines he is the commencement speaker for the Arapahoe High School (AHS) Class of 2020, reflecting back on the past 13 years of schooling for that cohort.

Assessment and Grading in Distance Learning – How to Get Better

The CoolCatTeacher

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How to Make Passion Projects During Distance Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

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Guest Post: The Missing Piece: What Most Edtech Companies Need & Only a Few Have

Digital Promise

This common experience illuminates how challenging it can be for educational technology (edtech) companies to communicate what they do and why it is important. This challenge is even harder for edtech companies innovating on the cutting edge.

Let’s make 2020 the year when we reduce families’ exposure to higher ed financial risk

The Christensen Institute

Time will tell if these price points hold up, but if innovative institutions can reliably bend the cost curve in 2020 and beyond, learners and their families will have a variety of lower-risk educational opportunities with proven outcomes to choose from.

5 Ways to Help Kids Improve At Math

The CoolCatTeacher

Her new book, Math-Positive Mindsets: Growing a Child’s Mind without Losing Yours (Math Solutions, 2020) is the culmination of her 20 years in education and her zillion hours doing homework with her eight kids, ages 4-22. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Wakelet and WeVideo: Powerful Distance Learning Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

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How to Engage Kids in Distance Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

She was a New York State Teacher of the year finalist for 2018 and 2020. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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4 Creative Projects to Make Using Google Tools

The CoolCatTeacher

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20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

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3 Things to Learn Over the Summer to Be Better at Distance or Blended Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

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Mastery Learning Excellence at a Distance

The CoolCatTeacher

Rae Hughart – Bio as Submitted Rae Hughart is a Middle Level Math Educator in Illinois, creator of the Teach Further Model, the Director of Training & Development for the Teach Better Team, and co-author of the “Teach Better” book and “Teachers Deserve It” book available August 2020.

Three Edtech Companies Merge to Create an ‘Anthology’ of Higher-Ed Tools

Edsurge

Two private equity firms are combining three education technology assets into a new company—one that its CEO jestingly likens to a “greatest hits album” of software for higher-ed institutions. Leeds retained a minority stake in all three companies.

AI and Algorithms Can Be Biased… So What We Should Do About It?

The CoolCatTeacher

He is the author of The Age of AI: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity with Zondervan (March 2020). Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

10 Trauma Informed Principles for Educators During the Coronavirus with Dr. Eric Rossen

The CoolCatTeacher

H e is most recently the editor of Supporting and Educating Traumatized Students: A Guide for School-Based Professionals, 2nd Edition , and co-author of the forthcoming book Applying a Trauma-Informed Framework to The IEP Process: From Referral to Development being released April 2020.

Ed tech companies promise results, but their claims are often based on shoddy research

The Hechinger Report

Examples from The Hechinger Report’s collection of misleading research claims touted by ed tech companies. All three of these companies try to hook prospective users with claims on their websites about their products’ effectiveness. Companies need to convince districts to participate.

Why Second and Third Chances Matter for Kids

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter New Hampshire State Teacher of the Year 2020, Kim Piper, works within the prison population of the state. ” Kim is the 2020 NH Teacher of the Year.

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MIND Blog Rewind: April 2020

MIND Research Institute

April 24, 2020. April 24, 2020. Molly shared her background and provided insights into the process of making research more usable for edtech companies, educators, and administrators. Additional Highlights: MIND Blog Rewind: March 2020. MIND Blog Rewind: February 2020.

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What Educational Leadership Looks Like Today with Dr. Joe Sanfelippo

The CoolCatTeacher

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6 Tips to Close Out the School Year in Google Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

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Education companies see an “upside to the pandemic” for business

The Hechinger Report

But for some online education companies, the upheaval represents a chance to profit. Last month, Hechinger reported that website traffic was surging for some ed tech companies. The company manages more than 70 schools in 30 states and Washington, D.C.

21 Tools I Use to Manage Distance Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

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7 Ways to Pick PD that Fits Your Personal Plan this Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Summer 2020 will need to be one of healing and rest but it is also a summer where we need to learn and level up.

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What Montana State Teacher of the Year Dylan Huisken Says Is Happening There

The CoolCatTeacher

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All Systems Go – How We Went to Distance Learning without Missing a Day

The CoolCatTeacher

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10 Essential Online Learning Best Practices – Free Webinar

The CoolCatTeacher

So, last week I called one of my major sponsors – a distance learning professional development company – Advancement Courses.

Boom Cards: Engagement for Learning from a Distance

The CoolCatTeacher

She was a New York State Teacher of the year finalist for 2018 and 2020. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Mathematical Modeling on Trial and the Maths Fix

The CoolCatTeacher

Working with start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, it spans industries as diverse as medicine, finance and telecoms. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

The Summer of COVID-19 Presents a Unique Opportunity for Education Companies

Edsurge

For companies that target teachers, this is a good time to do some contingency planning as well—to be ready to assist educators no matter what scenario they find themselves in come fall. Companies that provide this assistance to teachers directly will be rich in prospects.

How PBL in Math Class Can Make Projects Unforgettable

The CoolCatTeacher

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Earnings Roundup: How Public Edtech Companies Fared Following the Outbreak

Edsurge

For instance, education companies that rely on corporate customers may take a hit, as those clients look to cut costs. While COVID-19 hit at the tail end of the first quarter, some publicly traded education companies already reported an impact on their Q1 2020 earnings.

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How to Use Fortnite in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

He has had the opportunity to share his approach to Computer Science education at ISTE (2015, 2018), FETC (2019, 2020) BIT (2014, 2019), CONNECT (2019, 2020), Schoology NEXT (2018), as well as in interviews with major newspapers (Toronto Star, 2017).

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COVID-19’s Long-Term Impacts on Education in 2020 and Beyond

Edsurge

Even if [companies] can make the hires, will those students be able to travel, and what kind of onboarding will be provided to new employees?