5 Tips for schools to harness the power of edtech in the classroom

Neo LMS

Schools need to understand the importance of investing in the right edtech resources and platforms, not just to elevate teaching and learning, but to ensure that these address schools’ overall aims and support staff when it comes to reducing workloads and streamlining processes.

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What's on the Horizon (Still, Again, Always) for Ed-Tech

Hack Education

The New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative have released the latest NMC Horizon Report for Higher Education. My project also makes some of the information available in a machine-readable format instead of solely in a PDF. (It Adaptive Learning Technologies.

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Four Takeaways from League Candidates for Superintendent of the Year

Digital Promise

Learning can happen anywhere, anytime. In Kettle Moraine School District , all students have the opportunity to find the route that helps them learn best. Personalized learning is not just for students at Kettle Moraine.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Ars Technica : “Senate Democrats fight FCC plan to lower America’s broadband standards.” million to cover federal funds that went to the botched statewide school broadband contract.” Via Tony Bates : “Responses to the Canadian survey of online and distance learning.” Parla.ai – “No need to spend money on teachers – I’ll help you learn English effectively and for free!”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” “Republicans try to take cheap phones and broadband away from poor people,” Ars Technica reports. monthly subsidies toward cellular phone service or mobile broadband. “ Coding Bootcamps Won’t Save Us All,” Edsurge informs us. Via Business Insider : “Online learning may be the future of education – we compared 4 platforms that are leading the way.” Personalized learning is anything you want it to be.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” DeVos visited my hometown of Casper, Wyoming to give this speech where she spoke at the Woods Learning Center. The accreditor: the Higher Learning Commission. Via The CBC : “Toronto man ‘angry’ after learning his $8,100 master’s degree that required no exams or academic work is fake.” ” According to WCET , “Developing Effective Courses Using Adaptive Learning Begins with Proper Alignment.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Multichannel News : “Trayvon Martin Attorney Parks Targets AT&T Over Alleged Broadband Redlining.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Online education pioneer Tony Bates asks “ What is online learning ?” ” Via NBC News : “How to Thrive: Arianna Huffington Launches E-Learning Series.” ” (It’ll run on LinkedIn Learning , formerly Lynda.com , which means it’ll cost you $24.99

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via The New York Times : “ Broadband Law Could Force Rural Residents Off Information Superhighway.” Microsoft first launched these in 1992 , but let’s all pretend like the learn-to-code alt-certification thing is brand new. “Digital learning systems now charge students for access codes needed to complete coursework, take quizzes, and turn in homework,” Buzzfeed – which consistently does some of the best education journalism – reports.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Congratulations, STEM folks and learn-to-code evangelists, for being featured in President Trump’s list of his 2017 accomplishments. Via Education Week : “ Trump Signs Orders on Rural Broadband Access.” ” “ Personalized learning gives students a sense of control over chaotic lives,” says The Hechinger Report , in a very glowing look at the Summit Public Schools ’ ( Facebook -built) learning management system.

Ed Tech News, a New Podcast, and the Hack Education Roundup!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Huge thanks to the San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science , the founding sponsor of the conference. We''ll be talking about Mozilla''s Open Badges project , the issues around recognizing skills and achievements that happen outside of traditional learning institutions, and the HASTAC Badges Competition: Badges For Lifelong Learning. For more information on the initiative, visit Learnwithportals.com.