Illuminate to Sunset Student Information System in 2021

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Illuminate Education will stop support for its student information system in two years, before the 2021 school year. Education Technology Edtech Business Interoperability Student Achievement Assessments

With Brexit Looming, Is There a Place for the UK in Global Edtech?

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The edtech sector certainly shows promise. billion by 2021. Roughly a quarter of Europe's edtech companies are based in the U.K., attracting 35% of European edtech startup investment. edtech in the coming years.

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

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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). By 2021, most of the student body should be in the system." Blog EdTech News News news OER

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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). By 2021, most of the student body should be in the system." EdTech News News news OER

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

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On January 1 st , 2021 all applications using Flash will no longer find their programs being maintained. Many teachers are still using EdTech that is generations behind other schools. Quick Take: Take a closer look at the Adobe Flash 2020 Retirement: What will happen.

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

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Kahoot currently has 60 employees, and expects to nearly double its headcount to 110 staff in 2021. 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.

How the Internet of Things May Change K–12 Culture

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billion industry that’s expected to grow through at least 2021, according to a Marketplace report. MORE FROM EDTECH: Read how schools are training students to be the next batch of cybersecurity professionals. How the Internet of Things May Change K–12 Culture. jena.passut_7651.

5G for Education Is Finally Here. First Stop? Cleveland.

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schools, all from the Verizon Innovative Learning program, to 5G by the end of 2021. The old building that houses Cleveland’s Entrepreneurship Prep Cliffs Campus, part of Breakthrough Schools , has sure come a long way since its days as an elevator factory.

How K–12 Schools Have Adopted Artificial Intelligence

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MORE FROM EDTECH: See how artificial intelligence can help strengthen personalized learning in the classroom. How K–12 Schools Have Adopted Artificial Intelligence. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 01/03/2019 - 12:05.

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What the Shifting Data Center Ecosystem Means for Education

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MORE FROM EDTECH: Find out why experts see potential benefits in edge computing for IoT, student outcomes, and other areas. According to another recent survey from Vertiv and 451 Research, 86 percent of telecom decision-makers expect to be delivering 5G services by 2021.

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Self-Paced E-Learning Market Evaporating, Report Finds

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billion drop in worldwide revenue from 2015 to 2021. billion in 2021 from $2.7 Marketplace K-12 digital content digital curricula edtech eLearning gamification gamified market mobileBy guest blogger Leo Doran.

?Blockchain, Bitcoin and the Tokenization of Learning

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A handful of other universities (and even preschools ) now accept Bitcoin for tuition, but that’s hardly the extent of how blockchains and tokens are weaving their way into education: Educators and edtech entrepreneurs are now testing out everything from issuing degrees on blockchains to paying people in cryptocurrency for their teaching. They both see why edtech entrepreneurs are embracing the world of cryptocurrency: the profit incentive.

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Schools Can Train the Next Batch of Cybersecurity Pros

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Since January 2016, there have been more than 350 cyberincidents targeting K–12 schools in the United States, according to EdTech Strategies. million unfilled jobs by 2021 , analyst firm Cybersecurity Ventures reports. Schools Can Train the Next Batch of Cybersecurity Pros.

3 Tips for 3D Printing Success

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Across all industries, 3D-printing spending is projected to reach $20 billion in 2021 , an IDC report found. “3D SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! 3D modeling is a staple skill in a lot of industries,” he says in a previous EdTech article. “We’re Here are tricks for #3DPrinting in #K12 schools #edtech #makerspaces #STEM. 3 Tips for 3D Printing Success. jena.passut_7651. Fri, 04/27/2018 - 08:24.

Making Sense of School Data Is Hard Work. This Partnership Makes It Easier.

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A critical aspect of this is the Ed-Fi data standard , which allows programs like DataViz to bring data together from multiple edtech vendors, aligning the data columns to a single data standard along the way. The goal is for DataViz to become sustainable starting school year 2021.

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Is Esports a Sport?

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Esports viewership is expected to surpass all pro sports other than the NFL by 2021. The point of view of teacher and edtech specialist Chris Aviles is particularly convincing, given his personal background. Quick. When I say the word sports, what do you think of?

Digital Signage Growth Helps K–12 Schools Get Their Messages Out

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A recent report from Technavio found that revenue from digital signage in the education market is expected to grow 10 percent by 2021. SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! Digital Signage Growth Helps K–12 Schools Get Their Messages Out. jena.passut_7651. Mon, 05/21/2018 - 09:49.

Schools Must Invest to Protect IoT Devices

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SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! billion in IoT security spending by 2021. Matt Morgan is a contributing writer for EdTech: Focus on K–12. Schools Must Invest to Protect IoT Devices. jena.passut_7651. Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:39. Worldwide spending to protect Internet of Things devices is predicted to reach $1.5 billion this year , research firm Gartner recently announced. With spending at $1.2

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Schools Explore Innovative Security Enhancements Ahead of the New School Year

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billion industry that is expected to continue growing through at least 2021, Marketplace reports. SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! Schools Explore Innovative Security Enhancements Ahead of the New School Year. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 08/07/2018 - 14:20.

Analysis: Is Higher Ed Ready for the Tech Expectations of the Teens of 2022?

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Those interactions look a lot different than just evaluating consumer or edtech trends in isolation. It’s hard to make a case that there is still a separate edtech industry. What edtech and consumer trends will be significant for when a teen leaves high school? Despite a lot of progress at every point along this spectrum, XR is a slow-moving edtech trend. schools will have a VR “class kit” by 2021.

High Schools Prep Students to Fill Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

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million unfilled jobs by 2021 , analyst firm Cybersecurity Ventures reports. SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! High Schools Prep Students to Fill Cybersecurity Skills Shortage. phil.goldstein_6191. Mon, 07/02/2018 - 15:13. Six years ago, during the first cybersecurity course offered at Baltimore’s Parkville High School , a student stumbled upon a mysterious section of the network. What’s this?” he wondered aloud.

What Schools Need to Know About Hyperconvergence

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billion in 2021. SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! We needed to do a forklift upgrade to meet our current and future needs," says Jayce Bolhous, director of technology, in an EdTech article. What Schools Need to Know About Hyperconvergence. meghan.bogardu…. Tue, 01/30/2018 - 10:00. Data centers can be daunting to manage for schools with minimal IT staff.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Perhaps this will help the Grovo fellows: “Tips for Landing an Edtech Gig – From the EdSurge Jobs Team.” IHE ed-tech blogger Joshua Kim wonders “Who Exactly Holds This Neoliberal EdTech Ideology ?” According to Research and Markets’ latest forecast , “the artificial intelligence market in the US education sector to grow at a CAGR of 47.50% during the period 2017–2021.” percent from 2017 to 2021.”

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” Via EdScoop : “ USC launches edtech research center focused on underrepresented youth.” ” This, from Edsurge , is pretty awful: “Why Edtech Executives Are Keeping a Close Eye on Preschool Demographics.” Via Edsurge : “NYC Keeps Its Edtech Accelerator Revving With New Funders and Markets.” ” Via Campus Technology : “Report: VR and AR Headsets to See 50% Growth Every Year Through 2021.”

Hack Education Weekly News

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A Techcrunch op-ed : “Why edtech can’t grow as much as healthtech.” ” From the EdTech Researcher blog : “ Project Based Learning as Mindset.” Anyway, via Venture Beat : “Juniper Research: VR hardware market will hit $50 billion by 2021.” US Presidential Campaign Politics. There was a Vice Presidential debate this week.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Edsurge has two stories on the Network for Public Education’s conference : “Public Educators Share Fallout on Personalized Learning, Privatization and Edtech” by Sydney Johnson and “Why Our Obsession With Edtech and Workforce Prep Concerns Parents and Public Educators” by Tina Nazerian. According to this press release , Technavio says that the global competency-based education spending market will grow by 18% between 2017 and 2021.

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“ Cory Reid , who previously ran two edtech companies – Instructure and MasteryConnect – as their chief executive, has landed a new gig at Tyton Partners,” says Edsurge , failing to disclose that it shares investors with MasteryConnect. ” “A Guide for Resisting Edtech: the Case against Turnitin ” by Sean Michael Morris and Jesse Stommel. (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via Edsurge : “ Phishing Season: Widespread Email Scam Targets Schools, Edtech Companies.” percent between 2017 and 2021, according to a new report by market research firm Technavio.” Education Politics. Betsy DeVos has been confirmed as the Secretary of Education – the first time that a Vice President has had to break a tie in the Senate for this sort of vote.

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