Adobe Flash 2020 Retirement: The 5 R’s Strategy for Teachers

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Take a closer look at the Adobe Flash 2020 Retirement: What will happen. Adobe will retire its crown jewel Adobe Flash in 2020. Once used by almost every major tech company to create computer content Flash is being replaced by more modern and open platforms.

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Adobe Flash 2020 Retirement: The 5 R’s Strategy for Teachers

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Quick Take: Take a closer look at the Adobe Flash 2020 Retirement: 1. Adobe will retire its crown jewel Adobe Flash in 2020. The once ubiquitous Flash Player found in 98% of all Internet-connected desktops around the world will fade into its golden years at the end of 2020.

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

Edsurge

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? On the one hand, China’s private education market is projected to grow 9 percent per year until 2020, reaching a value of $330 billion—an enticing market for many American entrepreneurs. company that has eyed Asia as the next big market.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

Securly

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

Neo LMS

According to the report, the EdTech industry will reach a global value of $252 billion by 2020. The EdTech sphere is obviously developing quickly, so some things that seemed impossible only a few years ago have become a standard in the meantime. 5 New EdTech tools to watch.

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Adobe Flash End of Life & the Threat to Education

myViewBoard

Adobe Flash end of life in 2020 is soon arriving. For over 25 years, Adobe has been one of the largest and most diversified software companies in the world. So why is this star falling at the end of 2020? EdTech takes time to penetrate and even longer to change.

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Looking to Grow in China? 3 Lessons for U.S. Edtech Companies

Edsurge

tech firms, including edtech players. China-based edtech companies raked in more than $1 billion in investment in 2015, or 37 percent of global funding for the year. Still, companies looking to do business in China face a “tangle of issues.”. edtech companies can expect to confront special regulatory and infrastructure challenges in China, in addition to having to adapt content and design. percent of gross domestic product by 2020.

What Is 5G and What Will It Mean for EdTech?

EdTech Magazine

What Is 5G and What Will It Mean for EdTech? Forecasters expect 5G access to increase more dramatically through 2019 , with the number of 5G devices becoming more ubiquitous in 2020. MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out how schools are improving facilities with IoT integration!

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Edtech’s Hidden Shortage: Women Directors

Edsurge

In just over a decade, 20 independent education companies have raised more than $2.7 Collectively, 116 directors serve on the boards of these privately-held companies. The scarcity of female directors in edtech is a striking contrast to the diversity that exists in the sector's day-to-day leadership. As much as one-third of edtech companies started during that time have a female CEO or founder. See our full list of companies and board members here. .

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Can This Be the K-12 Edtech Marketplace That Finally Succeeds?

Edsurge

To do that, it is partnering with Games and Learning , a for-profit company, to build a new marketplace for online educational materials, particularly games.

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5G and Edtech?

techlearning

What could this mean for edtech? As part of a $400 million initiative to fund STEM education, the company has announced plans to double the number of in-school programs it supports—from 100 middle schools in September 2018 to 200 middle schools by the end of 2020.

Edtech Earnings Roundup: How 2U, Chegg, Instructure and Pluralsight Fared in Q2 2019

Edsurge

The latest quarterly earnings for publicly traded education technology companies was especially rough for 2U , which revised its loss guidance for the year and stated that it expected enrollment challenges to its core business of running online graduate programs with universities.

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Should I Stay or Should I Go? An Opinionated Guide to Changing Edtech Industry Conferences

Edsurge

They’re abbreviations for major conferences for companies in the education industry. That was early in the days of low-cost cloud computing enabling a multitude of new edtech startups, really fast internet beginning its spread to schools, and Chromebooks starting their climb to ascendance in U.S. They have upended the industry and how it’s reflected in the events that cater to industry companies, investors, and executives at every level from preschool to workforce learning.

The Asian Money Fueling US Edtech Investments

Edsurge

So states a recent Wall Street Journal report on the tens of billions of dollars that Chinese companies have poured on U.S. To adapt, many companies are investing domestically, particularly in China, where edtech companies raised more than $1.2 edtech startups raised last year. Increasingly, Asian companies are also investing abroad to find fresh ideas and tools to bring to their local markets. edtech investor, including. Based Company.

From Mexico to China: Why the World is Interested in the United States Edtech Market

Edsurge

In the past, experts have made big projections for the global edtech market, with some groups estimating as much as $252 billion pouring into the market by 2020. The United States is expected to lead the charge, followed by countries in Asia and Europe, so it may come as no surprise that people interested in edtech are traveling from all over the world to learn from, sell to and acquire U.S. companies. Education Technology Market Trends Edtech Business

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 30 Edition)

Doug Levin

As such, expect an abbreviated (TBD) publishing schedule for ‘A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News’ in August. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 30 Edition). This is an area where it would improve the job of edtech developers if we said, 'Here’s what you’re allowed to gather and share.' EdTech News News news

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

Doug Levin

Last week, the “Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News” was on vacation, amongst the tall trees of the northwestern coast, and mostly off the grid. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition). Tagged on: April 24, 2017 Office 365 ProPlus updates | Office Blogs → If you've purchased Office 2016 (or earlier) perpetual licenses from Microsoft, their ability to connect to Office 365 services will expire in 2020. Blog EdTech News News news OER

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition). Maybe we're not afraid: on Edtech's inability to imagine the future | Long View on Education → So, what issues should edtech be talking about instead of scared teachers and content creators? Pretty much everything that is NOT covered by the edtech trade press. This is ALSO true for edtech. billion in market size by 2020. Blog EdTech News News news

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

Doug Levin

Last week, the “Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News” was on vacation, amongst the tall trees of the northwestern coast, and mostly off the grid. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition). Tagged on: April 24, 2017 Office 365 ProPlus updates | Office Blogs → If you've purchased Office 2016 (or earlier) perpetual licenses from Microsoft, their ability to connect to Office 365 services will expire in 2020. EdTech News News news OER

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition). Maybe we're not afraid: on Edtech's inability to imagine the future | Long View on Education → So, what issues should edtech be talking about instead of scared teachers and content creators? Pretty much everything that is NOT covered by the edtech trade press. This is ALSO true for edtech. billion in market size by 2020. EdTech News News news

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The Clock Is Ticking for This Edtech Buyer to Find a Deal

Edsurge

If it seems baffling that companies with no revenue can raise money from private investors ( ahem , as some edtech startups did in the early 2010’s), then EdTechX Holdings might just sound outright crazy at first. EdTechX Holdings is a “special purpose acquisition company,” or SPAC for short. It raises money from the public with the explicit purpose of acquiring a private company. But the clock is ticking to find this asset—specifically, by April 2020.

Owl Ventures Just Closed a $315M Edtech Fund. Here’s What It Sees From Its Perch.

Edsurge

Already, one New York-based edtech company has raised $100 million. Companies like DreamBox have worked for years with researchers at Harvard and SRI to evaluate its program. Department of Education has been embarking on a listening tour to help educators make sense of edtech research. When companies are having profound, verifiable outcomes from third-party [research], it’s to everyone’s advantage to make those results publicly available,” says Patterson.

Golden State GDPR: What the Edtech Industry Should Know About CA’s New Privacy Rules

Edsurge

Governor Jerry Brown signed the bill into law on the same day, and the CCPA is set to become effective on January 1, 2020. This is a game-changing law that will impact companies in the U.S. Rather, the impact will be felt by all companies that collect personal information of California residents—including those involving minors, which disproportionately impacts K-12 education technology. It also restricts a company’s ability to limit liability in the end user agreement.

ISTE 2019 Wrap Up & Review

TeacherCast

In this episode, we take a look back at the conference and share insights from both educators and edtech companies about what they see as the state of today's digital classrooms and what we can look forward to next year at ISTE 2020. In this episode, we take a look back at the conference and share insights from both educators and edtech companies about what they see as the state of today's digital classrooms and what we can look forward to next year at ISTE 2020.

The Newest U.S. Education Technology Venture Fund? Look to Japan

Edsurge

edtech venture firms as limited partners. In the coming months, EduLab Ventures, a group with roots in Japan, will wrap up the fundraising process for a new edtech fund that could bring up to $40 million to invest in early-stage deals. EduLab Ventures is a new offshoot from EduLab , which is the parent company of JIEM, a Japan-based research and assessment group. But now, the company feels confident to invest on its own. “We edtech startups in 2017.

Here’s Why Teachers Adopt New Tech — and Why They Don’t

Edsurge

It’s unfortunate: There’s a ton of great technology available to support teachers and enhance the learning experience and—if investment trends in edtech are any indication—we’ll see even more innovation in the upcoming years.

Kahoot Earns a $376M Valuation After Disney Investment—and Is Looking to Acquire

Edsurge

But a recent investment from one of the biggest names in the entertainment business is valuing the company in the hundreds of millions. TechCrunch reports that the deal gives the company a $376 million valuation. That may seem like a lofty figure for a company expecting to make $2 million in revenue this year. In its presentation, the company claims it will reach 100 million monthly active users by the end of 2018. million 2020 and $53.2

AI and Personalized Learning That Goes Beyond Tech: The Latest Camelback Ventures Cohort

Edsurge

The company, which is based in Oakland, counts LinkedIn and PathSource among its competitors. They are a collection of all the documents the company has compiled on a single scientific concept. Cognitive ToyBox This company ’s CEO, Tammy Kwan, said its touch-screen games focused on early childhood assessment can help teachers uncover insights about their students. It hopes to run the service in all 50 states by 2020. It hopes to open its doors to students in fall 2020.

Eyeing More Deals, 2U Raises $331 Million From Latest Public Offering

Edsurge

That’s how much the Landham, Maryland-based company raised through its latest public offering of common stock this week. He’s referring to the South Africa-based company that works with universities to build short online courses, which 2U purchased for $103 million in May 2017. He was vague on what the company is eyeing next, only saying that “technologies and services that support our students and improve our core business is critical.”

Quizlet Raises $20 Million to Bring More Artificial Intelligence to Its Study Tools

Edsurge

But there’s another number that also has the company excited. The company has now raised $32 million in total. Founded in 2005, Quizlet is probably best known for its digital flashcards, built by a then-high schooler, Andrew Sutherland, who is still with the company as its chief technology officer. For the first 10 years the company remained small, and had been profitable since 2009. Like most private companies, Quizlet kept mum when pressed about its financials.

Many Online Education Marketplaces Have Sputtered. Will Quizlet’s Pass the Test?

Edsurge

Last summer, the San Francisco-based company invited several dozen educational publishers and organizations to create and sell materials to Quizlet users, as part of a closed beta program. Today, the company announced it is inviting any content creator, including individual educators, to apply for its Premium Content program. And the company regularly ranks in the Top 10 lists for downloads in the educational category in Apple’s and Google’s app stores. Content may be king.

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

Edsurge

Although the pessimists correctly observe that many questionable edtech startups have been over-funded and over-hyped these past few years (and some of the biggest are likely to crash to Earth in the near future), it’s simultaneously true that the next decade is likely to see the birth and growth of some of the most transformative education companies of this century. More than 80 percent of the edtech startups created in the past five years will not survive through 2020.

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What’s Next for Pearson? (Not Buying Your Education Startup.)

Edsurge

For Pearson, the world’s largest education company, some of its recent tumult in past years have been self-imposed, even deliberate, under the helm of John Fallon. The sales include iconic brands such as The Financial Times and the company’s stake in The Economist and Penguin Random House. The company’s U.S. In 2016 the company reported a $3.3 Roughly 60 percent of the company’s revenues are now digital or digital-enabled.

In Tynker’s Latest Partnership with Mattel, Kids Can Undertake “Careers” with Barbie

Edsurge

The partnership ties into where the almost five-year-old company sees itself in the future. This is not the first time the two companies have partnered. According to a press release from Mattel, the two companies will host a digital event in the future to encourage more kids to pick up coding, and will “also work together to provide teachers with the tools needed to leverage this content in the classroom.” By 2020, it hopes to increase that number to 100 million kids.

Food for thought: The data-driven future of food and higher education

The Christensen Institute

Major companies are already thinking about how to package and personalize their goods differently in response to this new way of consuming. A Deloitte report projects that by 2020, 50 percent of the content in an undergraduate degree will be obsolete in five years.

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