Edtech Company Learning.com Named Oregon Top Workplace for Third Consecutive Year

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We believe that a healthy, happy work culture promotes engaged, motivated employees and we strive to provide a culture that fosters collaboration, learning and excellence.

No Kidding: This Pre-Revenue Edtech Startup Just Raised $15M in Series B Funding

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Kiddom , the developer behind a K-12 content management and collaborative learning platform, has raised $15 million in a Series B round led by Owl Ventures. But the company has kept mum on specifics to everyone else, only sharing that it’s seen “viral growth across hundreds of thousands” of U.S. Available on Chromebooks, web browsers and iOS devices, Kiddom’s platform shares many features typically associated with learning management systems.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 30 Edition)

Doug Levin

As such, expect an abbreviated (TBD) publishing schedule for ‘A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News’ in August. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 30 Edition). This is an area where it would improve the job of edtech developers if we said, 'Here’s what you’re allowed to gather and share.' " Tagged on: July 26, 2017 Can personalized learning prevail? EdTech News News news

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15 hot edtech trends for 2017

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To get a glimpse into what the next 12 months will hold for everything from professional development to digital learning, and from communication to virtual reality, 15 ed tech luminaries looked back on 2016 edtech trends to help predict what’s in store for 2017.

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Edtech Needs More Infrastructure, Educator Support in 2017

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While device penetration is increasing and edtech products are proliferating, adequate infrastructure in schools lags behind. Additionally, educators and school leaders need further support in identifying the best technology solutions, effectively integrating edtech in the classroom, and ensuring edtech helps, not hinders, the development of social, collaboration and teamwork skills.

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4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

Almost all of those companies went out of business. Today, Gaggle provides our Safe Classroom Learning Management System and Safety Management products for Google Apps for Education or Office 365 to millions of students who are creating, collaborating and sharing in a safe environment.

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4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

Almost all of those companies went out of business. Today, Gaggle provides our Safe Classroom Learning Management System and Safety Management products for Google Apps for Education or Office 365 to millions of students who are creating, collaborating and sharing in a safe environment.

Blended Learning – How to Make it Work in the Classroom.

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A teacher has to teach over 20 students with different learning styles, skills and priorities, which is a challenging task, especially when the classroom time is limited. As you see, the blending learning has a bunch of benefits, but only when it is applied wisely.

Developing Academic Language Supports Equity

Digital Promise

Multimodal learning is a catalyst for this process. By implementing proven multimodal learning strategies, students can overcome the academic language barrier. Game-based learning is one key strategy.

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COVID-19: 10 Free Solutions for Transitioning Courses Online Quickly

Omega Notes

Fortunately dozens of EdTech companies have offered their services and platforms for free during this time of need. Omega Notes offers an online collaborative learning experience designed to extend the community of learning found within traditional classrooms.

How can Teachers Increase Social Learning While Teaching Online?

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s becoming more common to take online classes or blend traditional with online learning. The main point of this theory is that social learning attributes human behavior to be an outcome of cognitive, behavioral and environmental influences (Bandura, 1977 ).

Critical Thinking in Academia and Calling a Spade a Spade

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Prior to getting there though, I may or may not have kissed a ton of “edu-frogs” in terms of buying into books and models that helped me “structure learning” in the garden that I came to believe that learning needed to be.

Boxlight Recognized by The Edvocate as a Finalist in the 2018 Tech Edvocate Awards

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Finalists were selected by a panel of educators and K-12 parents who reviewed the submissions that were entered and judged the products and services based on the extent to which they are transforming education through the development or advocacy of edtech.

Innovators Worth Watching: StraighterLine

The Christensen Institute

StraighterLine, an ambitious Baltimore edtech company, has been making its mark on the remedial education space for eight years. The company is also exploring more integrated partnerships with colleges that will allow students to use federal aid instead of paying out of pocket. There is no live professor or in-house discussion group for collaborative learning. In disruption theory, “technology” includes the processes that companies use to create value.

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ISTE Librarians’ Takeaways (Crowdsourced)

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For instance, Kasey Bell generously shared her own resource-packed presentations on her Shake Up Learning Blog prior to the conference. We learned at ALA that next year, the two lists will be combined as digital tools.). This year attendees were treated to a Battle of the EdTech Stars.

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Boxlight Launches Fall 2018 Webinar Series for Administrators and Teachers

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11, 2018 – Boxlight Corporation (Nasdaq: BOXL) (“Boxlight”) today announced the schedule for its fall webinar series titled “Transforming Learning in the Classroom.” Participants will learn from experts including Atlanta Public School’s Aleigha Henderson-Rosser and Femi Aina.

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Rigor, Grit, Collaboration: Teachers Share Why Buzzwords Don’t Always Inspire

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From legal acronyms to the names of edtech trends, there seems to be an unending stream of new buzzwords—and accompanying tools—for educators to learn. Another agreed there’s a connotation of rigidity, stating, “I believe when learning isn’t fun, we are failing at teaching. Collaboration Edtech companies frequently boast that their tools allow students and teachers to collaborate as they write, record, design, and create.

How Writing Can Help Close the Achievement Gap: An Interview with Turnitin’s Elijah Mayfield

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Mayfield spent his grad school years studying natural language processing, computational linguistics, and machine learning. He also spent time consulting for high profile companies like CTB McGraw-Hill and College Board, which wanted to learn more about student writing. To me this misses a crucial early stage where you need to learn to express yourself, to put together a series of thoughts into a coherent explanation of your ideas to others.

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. I am the Founder of #MexEdChat and I have been an ISTE Edtech Advisor.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Global Education Conference Network's seventh annual global collaboration "extravaganza" will take place around the clock starting this Sunday, November 13, and continuing through Wednesday, November 16. The 7th Annual Global Education Conference (GEC) Starts Sunday!

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

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The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. Karen is passionate about building community and creating opportunities for people to collaborate and communicate.