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5 Ed-Tech Ideas Face The Chronicle’s Version of ‘Shark Tank’

Wired Campus

What his product does: tool to help professors build interactive online materials. For that, we invented a concept called Learning Gadgets. Learning Gadgets are almost like little apps. And then lastly a lot of these Learning Gadgets allow you to bring in third-party content — so almost anything that exists on the web you can bring right into a Versal course, organize it, organize it in lessons, put assessments in between, and so on. We do hybrid classrooms.

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How Teaching Using Mindfulness or Growth Mindset Can Backfire

Edsurge

And even in a classroom setting, such practices are not helping creativity, according to research. Because the brain is a complicated organ; it's embedded in social systems, in cultural systems, and it's constantly learning. You can't raise somebody in a closet so that they don't learn a language, right? So actually forcing them to keep going back to things that learned before in an explicit way is really important. Art Markman is an expert on what makes people tick.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

Affluent students get to digital tools for creative exploration; poor students get to use theirs for test prep. In 2012, Pearson, Cengage Learning, and Macmillan Higher Education sued Boundless Learning, claiming that the open education textbook startup had “stolen the creative expression of their authors and editors, violating their intellectual-property rights.” Boundless’s materials have been archived by David Wiley’s company Lumen Learning. The Flipped Classroom".