8 Ed-tech organizations every teacher should know about

Neo LMS

I therefore thought that a definitive quick reference guide to the major players, with a brief description would be a handy resource for our readers. Structure: Membership-based. The organisation’s primary activities include hosting key learning events, chief among them the annual ISTE conference and expo , producing professional development resources and a number of annual publications. Focus: EdTech Access and Advocacy. Structure: Research-based Foundation.

To Jeff Bezos: 7 Suggestions for Enhancing Preschool Education, From a Former Montessori Teacher

Edsurge

Why would arguably one of the most innovative (and definitely the richest) technology tycoon of the 21st century support a low-tech pedagogy that has barely changed in more than a hundred years? Maria Montessori created a curriculum for individualized, competency-based learning a century before any of these terms became buzzwords. Luckily, this is a great fit for the project-based nature of the Montessori class.

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.”