How One District Is Transforming Digital Learning

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While pedagogies, learning tools and technology have evolved over the 20 years I’ve worked in the industry and 14 years as a leader in educational technology, the belief in digital equity has remained a constant for me. Building the Digital Dream.

Designed to Deliver: Lenovo® ThinkPad® 11e Chromebook™ Series

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The Lenovo® ThinkPad® 11e Chromebook™ Series was designed to deliver Chrome OS innovation backed by rugged Lenovo reliability. Best in class for digital learning and assessment, this device offers real-time collaboration between students and teachers, while also making IT management easier.

Kensington launches new cases for Chromebooks, iPads

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Kensington , a worldwide provider of desktop productivity and mobility solutions for IT, business and home office professionals, has released three new products for the education industry: Kensington LS510 Portfolio for 11.6” Chromebook, Tablet Projection Stand, and BlackBelt 2nd Degree Rugged Case with Screen Protector for iPad Air 2. million Chromebooks were sold to the U.S. Chromebooks, providing both drop protection and a professional carry experience for classroom users.

Incredible: Growth of this technology crushes Apple, Microsoft in K-12 classrooms

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Chromebooks continued their steady growth in education, securing 58 percent of K-12 market share in 2016, according to a new report examining technology trends in the K-12 education market. Digital Learning and Tools Mobile Learning News

3 things schools must know about the rising “phigital” student

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A major generational clash is underway, says a foremost expert, and it’s affecting all industries, including education. Digital is King. However, Gen Z are truly the first digital pioneers, in that they cannot remember a time when they were not Wi-Fi connected.

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Amazon Updates Whispercast For Simpler Use In Education

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an update to its free, self-service platform for organizations to easily discover, procure, manage and distribute digital content to nearly any device. To learn more about Whispercast, visit [link] amazon.com. IndustryAmazon Updates Whispercast For Use In Schools In Education.

ISTE 2015: (Re)designing tech-infused lessons for deeper thinking

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Avoid the pitfalls of tech integration – technology for technology’s sake, focus on tools rather than the learning – by being thoughtful and purposeful about lesson (re)design. Hope you will join me and Julie Graber in June for our ISTE workshop… Register here! Title. (Re)designing

Kensington launches trio of new products for dducators and students

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Kensington , a worldwide provider of desktop productivity and mobility solutions for IT, business and home office professionals, has released three new products for the education industry: Kensington LS510 Portfolio for 11.6” Chromebook™, Tablet Projection Stand, and BlackBelt™ 2nd Degree Rugged Case with Screen Protector for iPad Air® 2. million Chromebooks were sold to the U.S.

6 Edtech New Year’s Resolutions

Tom Murray

Regardless of which region of the country the conversations take place, a number of concerns arise regarding a district’s digital transformation. These concerns are real and often become roadblocks for student learning. As school leaders work to implement digital learning practices, they must commit to navigating roadblocks, problem solving, and planning for sustainable, systemic transformation. Commit to Personalized Professional Learning.

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Giving Thanks: The Top EdSurge Contributors of 2016

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The edtech entrepreneurs, educators, investors and other education professionals that share their opinions and practices through storytelling on our site are invaluable to this industry, and we celebrate them. Three pieces from our industry-facing Innovate newsletter , three from our K-12 Instruct newsletter , and three from our higher education Next newsletter. Educators and Administrators—From the 'Instruct' Newsletter Adaptive learning. Personalized learning.

Spotting the 2017 Trends That Fuel Edtech Innovation and Investments

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Education technology spans a broad category of classroom tools, spanning corporate learning, language learning, digital learning content and more. For those that track this industry closely, the highlighted trends will not come as a surprise. Founders are finding incredibly creative ideas to make learning more accessible, engaging and inspiring. Last year alone 20 million Chromebooks were used by teachers and students weekly.

Impero Software partners with Illinois Learning Technology Purchase Program to Provide Schools with Student Safety and MDM Software

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It is compatible across Chromebooks, Windows, Mac OSX and iOS. Schools can also use this insight to identify localized trends and issues in order to support teaching digital citizenship to Illinois students. Austin, TX, Sept.

3 Steps to a More Accessible Classroom

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In my first-grade classroom, a third of my students were learning English as a second language. My students loved having subtitles on during short videos because it gave them more opportunities to interact with and learn from the content. All my students were learning how to read, and the captions helped them connect the audio to the visual representation of text. Can the learner log into the digital learning tool interface independently?

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Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

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I have learned so much in the intervening years, and my analysis then strikes me as incredibly naive and shallow. million in venture capital from high profile names like LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman and from firms active in ed-tech investing such as Learn Capital.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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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.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Chalkbeat on NAEP : “The national test of students’ progress has gone digital. ” Well, I guess I need to keep an eye on how the tutoring industry rebrands itself what with all the investment dollars it’s receiving. My kids gonna learn today ?? ” Via the Google blog : “Rolling Study Halls: turning bus time into learning time.” Via The New York Times : “Schools Offering Drone Programs, but Learning to Fly Is Just the Start.”

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