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The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

Hack Education

This is part eleven of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” In May, venture capitalist and former securities analyst Mary Meeker released her annual “Internet Trends” report. Among the major trends Meeker identified for 2017: mobile advertising, gaming, and healthcare. And it raises a number of questions, I think: how good is Mary Meeker at actually identifying and analyzing Internet trends? Is this really a trend?

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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CLEARONE COLLABORATE SPACE ( www.clearone.com ) ClearOne unveiled COLLABORATE Space, a video collaboration app that connects hundreds of users joining from any device, anytime, and anywhere, and includes messaging, calling, and meeting functions.

The messy reality of personalized learning

The Hechinger Report

It was the latest big-fix trend in K-12 education, and Gist, a favored daughter of Silicon Valley philanthropists, offered up the nation’s smallest state as a laboratory mouse. For decades, nonprofit advocacy groups and corporate donors have targeted K-12 education for intervention.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

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But I wanted to consider too why the stories we repeatedly tell about education and education technology were so fanciful – stories about impending disruptions and revolutions and robot teachers and brain zappers and so on.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via The New York Post : “Charter-school advocacy group to close up shop.” ” Via CNN : “ YouTube to start labeling videos posted by state-funded media.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. “The Implications of Gartner’s Top 10 Tech Trends of 2018 for Education – Part 2,” according to the Getting Smart blog. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Politico : “ Trump steps up fight to keep Trump University deposition videos secret.” Via The Hechinger Report : “ Virtual charter schools need ‘bold action’ for change, says national charter school advocacy group.” ” Via the Hechinger Report : “Can a wall-climbing robot teach your kid to code?” Education Politics.