Why new technologies often don’t help students

The Christensen Institute

Edtech enthusiasts promote the benefits of innovations such as open educational resources (OER), learning management systems (LMS), and adaptive learning software. The Gooru software and LPS’s learning resources are available for free at gooru.org.

16 Great NonProfits Working to Support EdTech in Schools

Tom Murray

This post is the first of a short series meant to highlight the great work of many nonprofit organizations that are working diligently to support students’ learning on a daily basis. Creators of Blended Learning Universe (www.blendedlearning.org), the organization provides a directory of innovative schools and a myriad of models and case studies to support district transformation. Organization: International Association of K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL).

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8 Ed-tech organizations every teacher should know about

Neo LMS

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. Digital Promise.

How Access to Technology Can Create Equity in Schools

Digital Promise

It removes barriers to learning materials, supports students where they are across varied learning contexts and needs, and gives educators more insight into the learning environments they’re creating. Students can access learning materials outside of school.

9 Great Nonprofits to Support School Leaders

Tom Murray

This is the third post in a short series meant to highlight the great work of many nonprofit organizations that are working diligently to support students’ learning on a daily basis. The Alliance also has run Digital Learning Day for the past five years.

Progress Made on K–12 Connectivity, But Work Remains

EdTech Magazine

The nonprofit broadband advocacy group found nearly 45 million students enjoy in-school access to high-speed internet connectivity, up from 39 million in 2017. million students and 1,356 schools lack basic infrastructure needed for digital learning, according to the report. .

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CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools. And even though technology can advance the learning experience, students’ screen time is a deep concern for some parents, policymakers and educators. . MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 education’s top tech hurdles to innovation. Ignite sessions will be sprinkled throughout the conference in CoSN Camp, our “unconference” learning space.

CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools. And even though technology can advance the learning experience, students’ screen time is a deep concern for some parents, policymakers and educators. . MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 education’s top tech hurdles to innovation. Ignite sessions will be sprinkled throughout the conference in CoSN Camp, our “unconference” learning space.

CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools. And even though technology can advance the learning experience, students’ screen time is a deep concern for some parents, policymakers and educators. . MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 education’s top tech hurdles to innovation. Ignite sessions will be sprinkled throughout the conference in CoSN Camp, our “unconference” learning space.

CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools. And even though technology can advance the learning experience, students’ screen time is a deep concern for some parents, policymakers and educators. . MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 education’s top tech hurdles to innovation. Ignite sessions will be sprinkled throughout the conference in CoSN Camp, our “unconference” learning space.

CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools. And even though technology can advance the learning experience, students’ screen time is a deep concern for some parents, policymakers and educators. . MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 education’s top tech hurdles to innovation. Ignite sessions will be sprinkled throughout the conference in CoSN Camp, our “unconference” learning space.

CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools. And even though technology can advance the learning experience, students’ screen time is a deep concern for some parents, policymakers and educators. . MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 education’s top tech hurdles to innovation. Ignite sessions will be sprinkled throughout the conference in CoSN Camp, our “unconference” learning space.

CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools. And even though technology can advance the learning experience, students’ screen time is a deep concern for some parents, policymakers and educators. . MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 education’s top tech hurdles to innovation. Ignite sessions will be sprinkled throughout the conference in CoSN Camp, our “unconference” learning space.

Your Syllabus to SXSW EDU 2019 (and Where to Find Us!)

Edsurge

EdSurge’s managing editor, Tony Wan, will pose these questions to Bill Fitzgerald (New Knowledge), Doug Levin (EdTech Strategies), Courtney Goodsell (Impero Software) and Stephanie Cerda (administrator at Austin Independent School District). But it’s become increasingly unclear if online learning is living up to its promise for students, as concerns persist over quality, inequitable disparities in digital-learning participants and outcomes.

Global Leadership Week Starting! Event List + Join Us in Boston on Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

GLW is an opportunity for education leaders to learn from one another and share effective principles in leadership, particularly within the context of an interconnected, global age. This chat will discuss using edtech to foster global competency with guest moderator Lucy Gray @elemenous.

SXSWedu 2017: Ones to Watch and What to Know

Edsurge

We Got It from Here.Thank You 4 Your Service (keynote): Combining insights from his own book and rap group A Tribe Called Quest’s latest album, Dr. Chistopher Edmin (Associate Professor at Teachers College Columbia University) uses history, practice and theory to explore education’s most pressing issues: a lack of diversity among teachers, challenges faced by educators of color, and absence of student voice in the learning design process. It’s that time of year again.

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WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

techlearning

www.getalma.com ) Alma Technologies has announced it is allowing any SQL-based business intelligence tool, such as Tableau and Jaspersoft, to access data from its modern, student information system and learning management system. Software & Online ALMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

MCP Instructional Learning Experience Designer and Mindfulness Educator Global Information Literacy Panel , Steve Hargadon, Co-Chair, Global Education Conference Global Outlook - STEAM up the STEM skills for Global Collaboration , Kavita Sanghvi, Principal, C.N.M.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Candidate Advanced math for the young, the very young, and the young at heart - Dr. Maria Droujkova Affinity Spaces as Learning Tools - Lindsey Tropf, M.Ed. Sueann Galt, STEM Coordinator Does the use of ‘Learning Menus’ increase students’ intrinsic motivation?

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

The implication, according to one NYT article : “the digital gap between rich and poor kids is not what we expected.” The real digital divide, this article contends, is not that affluent children have access to better and faster technologies. (Um,

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Techcrunch : “ Tencent and education startup Age of Learning bring popular English-learning app ABCmouse to China.” The incentive-based learning program covers a variety of areas, including literacy, college course work, cognitive behavioral therapy and vocational training. As The Financial Times puts it , “EdTech fails to pay, again.” The Atlantic versus " learning styles."