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INTERVIEW: Digital learning trends that are reshaping EdTech

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Graham Glass, CEO of CYPHER LEARNING, participated to a live event for Digital Learning Day 2019. The event was hosted by Phill Bevan, Community Advisor at VETR , a digital learning community for the Australian vocational education and training sector.

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8 Ways to Annotate Readings, Websites and Online Articles with Examples

Teacher Reboot Camp

One of the most important skills for our digital learners is inspecting the information they consume with a critical eye. Many free mobile apps and web tools allow students to digitally markup, highlight, and jot down quick thoughts about what they are reading.

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The Human EdTech for Diversity

EdNews Daily

Technology dominates the education landscape discussion. Uber-like language apps can even connect anyone to a native language speaker anywhere for immersive learning. Language learning has never had the wealth of digital assistance that it has now, but can it aid with diversity goals?

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16 educators share their digital learning strategies

eSchool News

Digital learning tools are invaluable when they’re used by confident educators. In fact, when used appropriately, digital and mobile learning resources engage students–and they can even help boost achievement.

Google Aquires Baltimore-Based Educational Technology Firm Workbench

Wisewire

Original Article Source: [link]. Workbench, a Baltimore-based education technology firm, has been acquired by Google , the companies announced. The technology allows teachers to create hands-on, interactive lessons in math, science, language arts, social studies and art or by grade.

3 Emerging Technologies That Will Reshape Education in 2019

Wisewire

Education and cutting-edge technologies are core to the many programs at NYC Media Lab , where we lead university-corporate partnerships, communications and events. 5G technology and edge computing will reshape education with lightning speeds. Original Article Source: [link].

Teleology, Technology and Learning

EdNews Daily

Some things on sailboats haven’t changed much in thousands of years, others are recent, and every new technology gets tested by the same strict rule about purpose. A sextant was revolutionary analog technology. Technology and Learning. By Mac Bogert.

How can SEL & EdTech Work Together?

EdNews Daily

In our world today, we understand the needs of the whole child include social-emotional learning, and we also know that technology is a ubiquitous, essential, and powerful part of education. How can SEL and EdTech work together for the benefit of our students? By Tamara Fyke.

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Digital Learning and #EdTech Tweet Wrap Week Ending 03-07-15

EmergingEdTech

Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets about education and instructional technology articles, resources, etc. Education Technology Twitter Post Weekly Summaries

Tapping Tech-Savvy Students for IT Support and Digital Learning

EdTech Magazine

But there are options for districts that want to foster students’ digital skills and steer them away from more mischievous or devious outlets for their hacking. There are a growing number of ways to help students push their technology interests further by earning industry-recognized certifications or using their digital schools for community service projects. Administrators should learn more about original equipment manufacturers’ certifications and self-maintainer policies.

Tapping Tech-Savvy Students for IT Support and Digital Learning

EdTech Magazine

But there are options for districts that want to foster students’ digital skills and steer them away from more mischievous or devious outlets for their hacking. There are a growing number of ways to help students push their technology interests further by earning industry-recognized certifications or using their digital schools for community service projects. Administrators should learn more about original equipment manufacturers’ certifications and self-maintainer policies.

Tapping Tech-Savvy Students for IT Support and Digital Learning

EdTech Magazine

But there are options for districts that want to foster students’ digital skills and steer them away from more mischievous or devious outlets for their hacking. There are a growing number of ways to help students push their technology interests further by earning industry-recognized certifications or using their digital schools for community service projects. Administrators should learn more about original equipment manufacturers’ certifications and self-maintainer policies.

Two Models for Leveling Up How You Integrate Technology and Teaching

EdNews Daily

A 2019 Common Sense survey found that only four out of every 10 teachers consider the professional development that they received on the use of technology in the classroom to be effective. We’ll provide an explanation and an example of each level of technology integration.

Hoping to Spur 'Learning Engineering,' Carnegie Mellon Will Open-Source Its Digital-Learning Software

Edsurge

In an unusual move intended to shake up how college teaching is done around the world, Carnegie Mellon University today announced that it will give away dozens of the digital-learning software tools it has built over more than a decade—and make their underlying code available for anyone to see and modify. The goal of the software giveaway is to jump-start “learning engineering,” the practice of applying findings from learning science to college classrooms.

Three Strategies for Using Technology to Support Social-Emotional Skill Development

EdNews Daily

Talk about the real human beings who create and manage the technology as well as the real human beings who are impacted by technology. Adopt a makerspace mentality — Empower students to create with digital tools and give them a voice. By Tamara Fyke.

Top Edtech Classroom Tools

edWeb.net

At Common Sense Education, the edtech reviewers have seen it all. And to help teachers navigate the plethora of materials for the digital classroom, Tanner Higgin, Director of Education Editorial Strategy at Common Sense Education, presented “ 50 Top Edtech Tools for the Classroom.”

Technology May Have to Kill Public Education to Save It

EdNews Daily

Technology didn’t kill retail shopping. Technology tends to make things more efficient. A wave of technology in the 1970s and early 80s put a lot of people out of work, as newspapers changed from movable type to typesetting technology. By CHARLES SOSNIK.

Bigger Deals, Bigger Bets: EdTech Venture Funding Trends Continue in 2018

EdNews Daily

With more than 4 billion users now connected to the internet, 50% of the global population (Forbes, December 2018), it is not surprising that the education sector has embraced devices and software to interact, engage, and enhance the learning environment for students.

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Organizing the Edtech Toolbox

edWeb.net

Teachers have many edtech resources in their toolbox now. During the edWebinar, “ Transform Learning: Track Results for Chromebooks, Google Suite, and Every Application,” presenters Kyle Berger, Chief Technology Officer at Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, TX, and Matthew X.

Is All the Technology in Modern Classrooms a Good Thing?

EdNews Daily

In recent years, the way we communicate, order food, exchange money, and more has all been reimagined to include technological advances. And, technology has reached the education sector. The inclusion of technology in classrooms is constantly increasing.

Nontraditional but More Collaborative: Edtech Trends for 2019

Edsurge

This article is part of a collection of op-eds from thought leaders, educators and entrepreneurs who reflect on the state of education technology in 2018, and share where it’s headed next year. As we look ahead to the future in edtech, we see an industry marked by significant change and stubborn challenges. 2018: A Lesson Review One frustration frequently expressed by Top Hat customers has to do with a lack of coordination among edtech solutions.

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Seeking Integrity in EdTech Research – Again

ProfHacker

Part technologist, part artist, part manager, part synthesizer she is passionate about the use of technology in higher education and the many differing facets of how technology impacts society and culture. The question was only posed to faculty and not to digital learning leaders.

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The EdTech Trends You Might Be Missing

Doug Levin

Most mornings, over a cup of coffee, I do my daily reading of news about trends and issues related to education and technology – a practice I have more or less followed for at least the past 20 years. All kudos to the edtech PR flacks who get their stories covered.

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EdTech Update - bringing the best news about EdTech to you

Educational Technology Guy

The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) and Aggregage are excited to announce the launch of EdTech Update. EdTech Update --. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. edtech free resources newsletter website

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Integrate Technology Effectively! Tip: Inspire with Student Examples

Teacher Reboot Camp

“The number one benefit of educational technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.” – Steve Ballmer. Students own their learning and acquire important digital skills when given the opportunity to create, produce, and problem-solve with technology. Examples of Learners Creating and Problem Solving With Technology .

Superhero Activities to Empower Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

Every student can find a superhero to admire and learn from. Find additional ideas for teaching English learners in my ESL Library article, I’m Invincible! Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

EdTech Update

WJU EdTech

The State Educational Technology Director’s Association (SETDA) recently created a new website called EdTech Update and the name says it all – it keeps you informed and updated on all the latest EdTech articles and trends. The site features content from Steve Anderson, Scott McLeod, Digital Learning Now, and WJU EdTech ! Yes, I am excited to participate in this association of EdTech blogs.

Using Tech to Bring Listening Comprehension to the Classroom

edWeb.net

For many teachers, edtech translates to visuals and video. Learning is evolving on several fronts with regards to technology. In addition, most teachers acknowledge and use a multisensory approach to learning, providing materials for students to fit their learning style.

Why Your School Should Stick to Core Principles Instead of Market Trends

EdNews Daily

What’s hot in education technology? A better question might be, what’s hot in EdTech this year ? In 2017, EdTech industry investments rose to a record-breaking $9.5 Just the first half of this year alone, the United States neared one billion in EdTech funding.

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The K-12 Business Model: How to Innovate in an Ever-Changing Learning Environment

EdNews Daily

And with that type of model in mind, it leads us to wonder what effect annual student influx has on technology adoption in the classroom and the cultural effect on the ability to experiment and personalize. Barrier to entry is critically important as a K-12 teacher or an EdTech company.

What are your edtech resolutions?

eSchool News

This year, I resolve to … Support high-quality learning. Frankie Jackson, chief technology officer, Cypress Fairbanks (TX) Independent School District. Oletha Walker, challenge resource/project-based learning teacher, John F. Help teachers learn to code.

The Archdiocese of Baltimore Catholic Schools Partners with Discovery Education to Accelerate the Creation of Digital Learning Environments

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A comprehensive digital service supplementing instruction across all K-12 curricular areas, Discovery Education Streaming Plus helps build students’ mastery in interpreting, understanding, and evaluating information. Digital STEM k12 education edtech The Wire

Using Tech to Practice SEL Skills

EdNews Daily

What we can all agree on is that technology is here to stay. Our students have to know how to use technology. I think the challenge is to teach people, young and old, how to utilize technology to solve problems rather than to feed appetites. By Tamara Fyke.

What U.S. Companies Should Know About Asia's Edtech Market

Edsurge

Last summer, when I was working for ThinkCERCA, which helps students develop critical thinking skills through reading and writing, the edtech startup was facing a big decision: should it try and break into the lucrative Chinese market? Here’s a handy guide for anyone in edtech looking to cross the Pacific. Parents in China are deeply involved in their children’s learning and development. When I asked if she uses any technology in class, I got a blank stare in return.

The Digital Disruption in Education: Enough is Not Enough

EdNews Daily

Education’s digital transition seems to be taking its toll on everyone involved. Is technology the savior of education, or a pervasive evil transforming our idyllic educational institutions? It may surprise you, but the problem isn’t too much technology, it’s not enough.