My Story, Our Impact: How BakerRipley Connects Families to Opportunities

Digital Promise

As part of Facebook’s commitment to training one million adults by 2020 in digital skills across the U.S., the Community Boost grant provides small businesses and entrepreneurs “the digital education and skills needed to compete in the new mobile economy.”

Making the College Admissions Process Work for All Students


By focusing on developing social and emotional skills early in a student’s academic career, schools are setting the stage for future success by helping students learn how to overcome future adversity and instill confidence in their ability.

What’s next in technology? Gartner looks five years ahead

Bryan Alexander

I think their trends fall into three categories: advances in artificial intelligence; growth of the Internet of Things; mobile intelligence, or the first two categories mashed together. 3: mobile intelligence, i.e., 1+2 mashed up. How will computing change over the next few years?

Video: The power and the story

Learning with 'e's

These are important design principles in all media, and are particularly important in educational video. Video today In the digital age, where social media and mobile devices abound, it has never been easier to access video on just about any subject.

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5 Ways live streaming is going to change the future of education

Kitaboo on EdTech

Did you know more than 80% of internet and mobile audiences watched more live-videos in 2016 as compared to 2015, and streaming video accounts for more than two-thirds of all internet traffic and is expected to jump to 82% by 2020?

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

Doug Levin

Tagged on: July 28, 2017 The FTC on COPPA: 5 New Takeaways for Schools and Ed-Tech Companies | Digital Education - Education Week → Broadly speaking, this federal law requires operators of commercial websites, online services, and mobile apps to notify parents and obtain their consent before collecting any personal information on children under the age of 13. Knorr of Common Sense Media.

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The Digital Transition: When Will Schools Be Transformed?

EdNews Daily

In other words, is the school or district able to deliver, in a stable, long-term manner, complete packages of learning for their students digitally and graduate them, not necessarily based on grades, but by readiness and skills to enter the world of 2020 and beyond? By Leilani Cauthen.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Here’s the latest one for the Class of 2020. Try this exciting new app to “catch ’em all” and participate in a mainstreaming of surveillance culture : a mobile app for finding bank robbers, built by the FBI. Via The Guardian : “ Facebook ’s new app for teens is ‘always public and viewable by everyone’ ” Bill Fitzgerald on “ Students and Social Media.” Education Politics.

Memory Machines: Learning, Knowing, and Technological Change

Hack Education

Martin Cooper, a Motorola exec, made the first mobile telephone call in 1973, not 1983. This data comes from everywhere: sensors used to gather climate information, posts to social media sites, digital pictures and videos, purchase transaction records, and cell phone GPS signals to name a few.