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

Wired Campus

The classes were videos, texts, quizzes, they were done by Harvard professors for Harvard students who have somehow the perfect recall of that hour-and-a-half lecture. For that, we invented a concept called Learning Gadgets. Learning Gadgets are almost like little apps. If you want to track your learners, if you want to see the progress of your learners, if you want to bring in the information from the quizzes into your learning-management systems, then you have to buy.

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How Teaching Using Mindfulness or Growth Mindset Can Backfire

Edsurge

In his writings and podcasting, he’s tackled questions big and small, from commenting on the recent wave of mass shootings—to weighing in on why people like cat videos so much. 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. There's actually something valuable to being in a classroom with other people.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

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.” The Flipped Classroom".