Twelve Years Later: What’s Really Changed in the K-12 Sector? (Part 1)

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In fall 2007, Larry Berger, CEO of Wireless Generation (now Amplify) was invited to submit a paper to an “Entrepreneurship in Education” working group led by Rick Hess, the director of Education Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute. This “Google and good luck” approach throws a lot of options, confusion, and competing agendas at teachers. The State of the K-12 Sector The edtech boom of the past two decades promised efficacy and new instructional models.

Real Questions About Artificial Intelligence in Education

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It’s how Google solved the AlphaGo challenge. Blum: At ACT (which acquired OpenEd),we’re focused on the question of: If you’ve identified the learning gap, what’s the best instructional material to help the student? Not just ACT material; we want to give you the best instructional resource we can find. Don’t doubt it: Machine learning is hot—and getting hotter.

The Business of Education Technology

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” “Taking action,” in this case, meant releasing some case studies and posting a notice on the Federal Register about how a competitive grant program could provide a more “innovative” way to build assessments. The College Board also boasted about its partnership with Khan Academy, which would make SAT test prep materials freely available online. This is part three of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.