Guest post: Biggest eLearning content trends of 2020 and beyond

EdTech4Beginners

education 2020 e-learning edtech technology trendsIf we go by Training Magazine’s prediction about the eLearning industry, it will be safe to say that Online learning is not a small industry anymore. In fact, expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 5% between 2019 and 2024 and expected to cross the $200 billion mark by 2024. . Learning through a virtual medium has become highly popular over the last decade.

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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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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. Adobe Flash software after 2020. To say that the Adobe Flash 2020 retirement will be a shock to many people would be an exaggeration.

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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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Adobe Flash End of Life & the Threat to Education

myViewBoard

Adobe Flash end of life in 2020 is soon arriving. So why is this star falling at the end of 2020? In our whitepaper: Modern Educational Insights: The End Of Flash – EdTech And E-learning Users Beware we explored the beginning, rise, and ultimate end of Flash.

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

Edsurge

For the first phase of grant, which concludes in March 2020, Games and Learning will build a new channel for web-based educational games in First Book’s existing marketplace, where teachers currently spend more than $20 million each year, mostly on print books.

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5G and Edtech?

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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’s Hidden Shortage: Women Directors

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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. Deborah Quazzo Edtech observers have noted that a significant number of those companies have been started by women. Quazzo is a voting board member on three edtech startups and an observer on the boards of two others.

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What We Learn from the Edtech Games the Government Plays

Edsurge

More than 5 million students already use iCivics; they hope to grow that number fourfold by 2020). What can you learn from some of the games the government has going on?For For starters: Algebra, history, chemistry, English and yes, even civics and how to brush your teeth. Monday was the fifth annual ED Games Expo, held at the the famed Washington performance hall, the John F. Kennedy Center.

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96 edtech predictions for K12 in 2019

eSchool News

We asked 49 edtech executives to look into their crystal balls and share their thoughts about what will happen in 2019. In 2019 and beyond, interoperability will be an extremely important point of emphasis for edtech leaders.

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

Edsurge

But 2U wasn’t the only edtech player to get Wall Street talking. Here’s how the other edtech companies that went public earlier this decade fared. Analysts await a unified product with GitPrime in the first quarter 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. edtech companies.

What’s Next? Check Out These Upcoming K-12 Edtech Events in 2019-2020

Edsurge

The calendar below lists events happening in the second half of 2019 and the first half of 2020. 13 in New York City and March 29, 2020 in San Diego; and Fusion , a gathering of leaders in learning, equity and technology, from Nov. For many educators, summer is a season filled with activities—vacations, outdoor time, sporting events and camps … summer school. It may also provide an opportunity to relax, recharge and reflect.

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

Edsurge

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. Next: ASU GSV Summit, San Diego, March 30 - April 1, 2020. Next: SXSW EDU, Austin, March 9-12, 2020. SIIA Ed Tech Industry Conference If anyone is playing the long game in edtech industry conferences, it’s the Software and Information Industry Association.

The Asian Money Fueling US Edtech Investments

Edsurge

To adapt, many companies are investing domestically, particularly in China, where edtech companies raised more than $1.2 edtech startups raised last year. edtech investor, including. Edtech Companies With Asia-Based Investors. Across Asia, investors and companies are looking for more diverse products that can inspire new innovations in the local edtech ecosystems. edtech startups, including Enuma , Knewton , Minerva Project , Ready4 and Volley.

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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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. Education Technology Market Trends Edtech Business

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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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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. edtech companies can expect to confront special regulatory and infrastructure challenges in China, in addition to having to adapt content and design. So, based on the experiences of Coursera and other companies, what are some lessons for edtech startups looking to grow in China?

What is 5G and what will it mean for edtech?

FETC Converge

Forecasters expect 5G access to increase more dramatically through 2019, with the number of 5G devices becoming more ubiquitous in 2020. And with the race to 5G in full swing, educators are wondering what this network will mean for them. Read more at Ed Tech Magazine. Uncategorized 5G AR IoT IT Networks VR

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

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Already, one New York-based edtech company has raised $100 million. Department of Education has been embarking on a listening tour to help educators make sense of edtech research. The IPO market will be very robust in 2019 and 2020, relative to the prior years for the edtech industry,” he predicts. It’s been a record-setting year for venture capital investments in U.S.

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. The plan resembles a rollup strategy, similar to what private equity firms have pursued in the edtech industry. A handful of revenue-generating companies in the edtech industry, including BrainPOP and Curriculum Associates, have chosen to stay private.

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. Since most edtech companies fit into this category—it will set a new high bar for companies everywhere (especially those that haven’t already addressed GDPR). On June 27, 2018, the California Legislature, in a flurry of last-minute activity, passed the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA).

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

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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. With those investments, EduLabs was looking to learn from how experienced and networked edtech investors made their bets. edtech startups in 2017. Today, just a handful of edtech venture firms operate dedicated seed funds.

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

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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.

Why UK Schools Are Choosing Securly

Securly

However, all that changed yesterday in the 2016 budget which stated that by 2020 all schools in the UK must have converted to academy status; LA’s will no longer be responsible for education. The end of UK Local Authority school networks. By: Richard Moore.

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

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It hopes to run the service in all 50 states by 2020. It hopes to open its doors to students in fall 2020. According to Arthur, the school will likely run a four week pilot in New Orleans next summer, and is likely to open in August 2020. “It It wants to open in fall 2020. Education Technology Entrepreneurship Edtech BusinessAaron Walker, founder and CEO of an incubator based in New Orleans called Camelback Ventures, believes there’s talent everywhere.

The Importance of Jaggedness in Personalized Learning

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While Digital Promise and the Learner Variability Project are focused on how technology can impact learning, Vuchic emphasized that their goal is to make sure the edtech supports the teachers, not supplants them. “I edWeb Blog 21st century learning edtech Personalized Learning survey results

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

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million 2020 and $53.2 Education Technology Financing Edtech BusinessKahoot , an Oslo-based developer of a digital quiz tool popular with teachers, just started making money this year. But a recent investment from one of the biggest names in the entertainment business is valuing the company in the hundreds of millions. In 2017, Kahoot joined the Disney Accelerator , a program run by the venture capital arm of the media juggernaut.

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

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Another 16 digital graduate programs are planned for 2019, and another 19 in 2020). Education Technology Financing Edtech BusinessIts stock’s been soaring, and earnings are beating expectations. It posted $92.3 million in revenue in the first quarter of 2018—up 42 percent from the same period last year. Still, 2U wants more cash. And that it got—$331 million, to be exact.

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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PBL and Design Thinking to Unleash Student Creativity – from Beth

EdTechTeacher

This post first appeared on EdTech Researcher at Education Week. According to The Future of Jobs report, creativity will be one of the top three required skills by the year 2020. Beth Holland Blog Featured Creativity design thinking EdTech Researcher PBL

2019, I Resolve…

Ask a Tech Teacher

I break it down into Edtech Coaching/Mentoring, Blogging , and Fiction Writing (my novel writing): Edtech Coaching/Mentoring. Planned publication: Summer 2020. New Years–a time for rest, rejuvenation and repair. A time to assess life.

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

The Christensen Institute

A Deloitte report projects that by 2020, 50 percent of the content in an undergraduate degree will be obsolete in five years. Education Blog assessment big data business model innovation Chef David Chang digital learning Edtech higher education online learning predictive analytics scale

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