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Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics. Via Education Week : “Reorganization of U.S. Lots of Republicans , Few Democrats,” says Education Week. There’s another story on DeVos and virtual schools down in the “online education” section below.

Education Technology and the New Behaviorism

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This is part ten of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” Perhaps it’s no surprise that there was so much talk this year about education, technology, and emotional health. All the talk of the importance of “emotion” in education reflects other trends too. Stanford University psychology professor Carol Dweck, who was awarded the $4 million Yidan Prize for Education Research this fall.

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What?s New: New Tools for Schools

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ASSIST EDUCATION & APEX LEARNING ( assisteducation.com/ ) & ( www.apexlearning.com ) ASSIST Education and Apex Learning enhanced their partnership with the addition of adaptive content and digital tutorials into the ASSIST Integrated Education Management System for K-12 schools. Coalition members include Microsoft, Amazon, Computer Science Teachers Association, College Board, and Excellence in Education Foundation, and other local tech and education organizations.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition)

Doug Levin

I recently revisited the central prediction of the influential 2008 book, Disrupting Class – that the growth in computer-based delivery of education will accelerate swiftly until, by 2019, half of all high school classes will be taught over the Internet – in two blog posts ( here and here ). In the mean time, my “take home” point is that skepticism of claims about the future of technology in education deserve a greater voice.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition)

Doug Levin

I recently revisited the central prediction of the influential 2008 book, Disrupting Class – that the growth in computer-based delivery of education will accelerate swiftly until, by 2019, half of all high school classes will be taught over the Internet – in two blog posts ( here and here ). In the mean time, my “take home” point is that skepticism of claims about the future of technology in education deserve a greater voice.

EdTech 150

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics. Department of Education missed a deadline to delay state authorization rules are incorrect, a department spokeswoman said Thursday,” Inside Higher Ed reports. ” (State and Local) Education Politics.

Digital Equity: It’s More Than Just Student Access

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Digital equity is one of the most complex and urgent issues facing 21st-century educators. Digital equity is one of the most complex and urgent issues facing 21st-century educators. Many educators are looking beneath the surface inequities of devices and connectivity to consider how digital tools can revolutionize learning and address even deeper inequities. ChickTech April 2018 Robotics Workshop held by CJ Reynolds, Grades 9–12.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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CENTRALREACH PK-12 ( www.centralreach.com/industry/pk-12-education ) CentralReach launches CentralReach PK-12, a collaborative and data-driven software for special education. The software helps schools foster communication and coordination of instruction and care for students in special education programs. FOLLETT AND LEGO EDUCATION ( www.follettlearning.com ) & ( education.lego.com ) Follett announced it will sell a selection of LEGO Education solutions.

WHAT’S NEW

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Software & Online ACCELERATE LEARNING STEMSCOPES SCIENCE ( www.stemscopes.com ) Accelerate Learning announced a new platform using the best of CNN’s digital content to create a new science education product. Advantages School International provides quality education to students around the globe. ASSIST has expanded the system with content for every grade level, K-12 through Higher Education. KANO EDUCATION PACKAGES ( kano.me/educators/packages

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The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

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Among the major trends Meeker identified for 2017: mobile advertising, gaming, and healthcare. There are, after all, only so many times you can put “mobile” on your list of “what’s on the horizon” before folks begin to suspect your insights might not be that… insightful. Much of what Meeker says in this year’s report about education is placed under her category “gaming.” Gaosi Education (tutoring) – $83.5

Learning Revolution Newsletter - Week's Events - GlobalEd Waitlist - CoSN - Google Forms - Breaking Down Library Walls - Better Than College - OZeLive Kudos

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update February 25th Never let formal education get in the way of your learning. These events bring together educators, learners, leaders, and others to rethink and reinvent education. CoSN is designed for education leaders to better understand their changing roles in creating the new face of learning, and it''s a great event with terrific history and high-powered speakers. Education Revolution Google+ Community Robots grading essays.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The end of the day today is the final deadline to get in a proposal to speak at next week''s free and online 2013 Global STEMx Education Conference (STEMxCon.com) , September 19 - 21. Paloma Garcia-Lopez - Executive Director, Maker Education Initiative - "Maker Movement: Making More Makers" Jeanne Century - Director of Research and Evaluation and Science Education, Outlier Research and Evaluation, CEMSE, University of Chicago - "Is it STEM or Just Good Practice?"

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Not all towns are created equal, digitally

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But many students live in threadbare mobile homes and modest, low-slung dwellings on the edge of town. Seventy-five different languages are spoken in the schools, and many of the refugees who populate classrooms haven’t been formally educated in years. “I Extra money has allowed these wealthier districts to invest heavily in Chromebooks and iPads, state-of-the-art robotics programs, computerized blackboards, and high-end 3-D printers.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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For the past ten years, I have written a lengthy year-end series, documenting some of the dominant narratives and trends in education technology. In an era before Facebook or Edmodo, the social networking site Ning was, for a time, quite popular with educators. Altius Education.

2015 Global Education Conference - Day Three!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, November 18th, is day three of the sixth annual Global Education Conference. Thomas Petra ‏ @ RealWorldMath 6h 6 hours ago Day 2 of the Global Educ Conference. Stewart, PhD, English-as-a-foreign language (EFL) educator and researcher Why Develop a Student-Run Global Affairs Forum? We've had two great days of sessions and keynotes, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page.

The 2015 Global Education Conference Starts Today - All Online - Full Session Listing - Join Us!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The sixth annual Global Education Conference , our free four-day online event bringing together educators and innovators from around the world, runs today Monday, November 16 through Thursday, November 19, 2015 (November 20th in some time zones). The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. Bienvenue! Welcome! Willkommen! Benvenuto! Seja bem-vindo(a)!