Transitioning Edtech to the Cloud

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At the beginning of the edtech wave, superintendents saw many benefits from using digital resources in the classroom. For administrators looking to take the focus of edtech away from upkeep and back to learning, moving to the cloud could be the answer.

How technology can help—not hurt—family connections

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Luckily, edtech entrepreneurs are beginning to explore these possibilities. One such tool is PowerMyLearning, which is breaking new ground in helping triangulate teacher-student-family connections and engaging parents actively in their children’s homework. Julia: How does PowerMyLearning strengthen the relationship between schools and families? Our work includes innovative coaching and workshops, and our digital platform, PowerMyLearning Connect.

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Essential Elements for Moving to a 1:1 Environment

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Of course, part of the reason most schools switch to 1:1 is because they want the classroom to reflect the real world—and anticipate what jobs could be when the kindergartners graduate. She serves on the board of PowerMyLearning Los Angeles and on the advisory board of Project Tomorrow.

EduStar Platform Promises Quick, Randomized Ed-Tech Trials

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The technology platform is the product of a grant-funded collaboration between two professors and the nonprofit PowerMyLearning. It runs trials on granular pieces of digital learning activities via the PowerMyLearning Connect platform, which is available free to schools.

Empowering Superintendents to Connect Technology and Learning

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“If it’s edtech, it must be good,” used to be the mantra in schools. The Five Imperatives of Technology Leadership , the presenters explored how they have shifted their approaches to integrating edtech in the classroom.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Speaking of ed-tech exacerbating inequality, Edsurge looks at PowerMyLearning ’s plans to give parents homework – “family playlists” – to do alongside their children. ( Via Edsurge : “New Company Says by Using Its Service, Students Can Test Classroom Tech Before Arriving on Campus.” ” Maha Bali writing for Prof Hacker : “Against the 3A’s of EdTech: AI , Analytics , and Adaptive Technologies in Education.”