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Meet NEO at BETT 2018!

Neo LMS

Considering how fast education technology is evolving, this could remain true when today’s students become grandfathers themselves. Bett or The Bett Show (formerly known as the British Educational Training and Technology Show) is an annual trade show that goes back to more than 30 years.

Meet NEO at ISTE 2016 in Denver!

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Education and technology in 2016: it seems you can’t have one without the other. Well, maybe you can, but it’s way more interesting to see technology in action and its power over education. Education and technology are the core of #ISTE2016. Meet NEO at ISTE 2016.

A Student Improved a Classroom Tech Solution—So the Company Hired Him

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Tom Sargent, the information technology administrator at the King David School outside of Melbourne, had seen students try to tweak the school’s technology systems before. Teachers loved many aspects of the technology—but not this feature.

Meet the 5 Education Technology Startups From Y Combinator’s Summer 2017 Class

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Now in its 25th Demo Day, the Silicon Valley accelerator has created a machine for turning fledgling ideas into businesses that get investors salivating—and writing checks. Since 2005, Y Combinator has funded 1,430 companies and nearly 3,500 founders. featured 124 companies from 18 countries—marking the largest class in the accelerator’s history. YC Demo Day 1 has begun @ycombinator #ycdemoday pic.twitter.com/YOem8vP3oG. Education Technology Startups Edtech Business

?Meet Intel Education Accelerator’s Newest Cohort of EdTech Visionaries

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It was an edtech entrepreneur’s dream on Wednesday at Intel’s Education Accelerator Demo Day. The program announced that last year, participants like tutoring app company GotIt! raised more than $9 million in a recent Series A round , and handheld wireless sensor company PocketLab is now teaming up with Google to bring the pocket-sized lab equipment to the Google Science Journal. It’s the eighth startup project for CEO Cy Megnin, who’s raised $500,000 for the company so far.

Y Combinator’s Newest Batch of Education Technology Startups

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There were all the usual trappings of a startup demo day. Caffeinated founders paced the lobby in colorful T-shirts splattered with their company logos, polishing their pitches for their on-stage presentation and meetings with potential investors. Outside the Computer History Museum, where its 26th demo day was held, an autonomous tractor drove in circles next to a massive 3D printer assembling an office pod. You won’t find those companies in this batch.

Education Technology Vendors in Higher Ed: Friends or Foes?

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During recent interviews with education technology decision-makers at institutions of higher education, I was struck by the sometimes extreme views formed about vendors during the process of procuring tools to support teaching and learning. Company representatives are anathema to some, yet indispensable partners to others. Yet all higher-ed institutions need and use technology, and most rely on external developers rather than develop their own tools.

ISTE 2017 Preview: What to Expect from This Year’s Conference

eSpark

As a White House Champion for Change and the former Chief Technology Officer for Des Plaines Public Schools, Jennie Magiera has made it her life’s work to help educators use purposeful technology to meet the needs of every learner. Stop by to demo Frontier and learn what has us so excited. Company Announcements EdTech News

Driving Technology Through Innovation: Peerless-AV’s InfoComm 2018 Showcase

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With over 75 years of audiovisual experience, Peerless-AV’s commitment to the creation of cutting-edge technology has elevated the company to the status of an innovative industry leader.

Classroom Tech Can Drive Student Engagement—But Schools Need to Choose Wisely

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When Logan City School District knocked down most of their aging red brick high school, they remodeled and rebuilt their way to a two-story, technology-infused learning center. The technology was supposed to let teachers share their screens without being tethered to a desk.

6 Tips for making the most of ed tech exhibitions

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Does the conference meet your school’s ed tech goals? The same principle applies to the exhibition area, where thousands of companies, NGOs and other institutions will be competing for your attention. Think of it like speed dating, but with technology.

How Differentiating Instruction Helps Students Connect to Learning

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I pay close attention to classroom solutions that can meet these students exactly where they are. I’ve spent 16 years serving on and chairing the board of the National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC) and 25 years leading companies that serve schools and students of all kinds. I pay close attention to classroom solutions that can meet these students exactly where they are. Demo: Learn more about Achieve3000 by Requesting a Demo to See Differentiation in Action.

Judge, Jury and Education Startups: Reflections From the SXSW EDU Launch Competition

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The annual tradition dates back to 2012, and features early-stage companies showing off the latest efforts to solve intractable problems across the education landscape. Over the years I have attended dozens of demo days and exhibitions, and slogged through what already feels like a lifetime of pitches in my inbox. The company offers a suite of administrative software to help daycare providers execute a variety of tasks, from managing government subsidies to financial bookkeeping.

School’s Out for the Latest Y Combinator Batch, and Here’s What Its Edtech Graduates Are Up to

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for startup accelerator Y Combinator’s Summer 2018 Demo Day. Seven of the 134 companies in this batch provide education services—which is a similar percentage from the last cohort. Since the previous Demo Day in March, Tim Brady, a partner at Y Combinator who advises edtech startups, says he hasn’t noticed much in terms of changes in the education landscape. In this latest cohort of edtech companies, only one is aimed at being used in classrooms.

How an Ed-Tech Startup Can Rise Above the Noise at ISTE

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

to share ideas, meet new people and see old friends. As a small company it’s hard to be heard over the noise (and the smell of popcorn). This year we didn’t exhibit at ISTE, but I attended the event to hold meetings and scope out the landscape.

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Airtame - wireless streaming with enterprise level controls

Educational Technology Guy

They are partnered with many other companies, including Google, Trello, Zoho and more to setup dashboards. This is a perfect solution especially for large auditoriums or meeting rooms using more than one display screen. For more information or to setup a demo: [link] [link]. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Airtame is an HDMI device that plugs into a display or projector and allows you to wirelessly display to that device.

iPad App Review: iCanConduct is a Great Tool For Teaching Pulse and Rhythm To Young Musicians | @beansinmyears

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Video Demo: [link]. Their passions and careers have veered in and out of technology and science. Kyle is currently working at an internet technology firm and Paul is a key account manager at a science technology company.

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The checklist to choose the right Academic Management System for your academic institution

Linways Technologies

Finding value in education technology. This blog is about finding value in education technology. AMS is the next step in blending technology and core academic practises with keeping the teacher and student in focus.

Mimio unveils MimioMobile for browsers

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Company also gives educators first public demos of the touch-enabled MimioProjector 280T. The 280T technology utilizes Mimio’s easy to set up Laser Curtain module, which is powered directly from the projector.

Are AI-Powered Chatbot Tutors the Future of Textbooks?

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Founded in 2015, Quottly currently lists 3 million courses in its database and students can register for courses directly through the company’s platform. And companies sponsoring employees’ education feel the stress too, causing many to cut back on efforts to pay students through a traditional masters program. The university and aerospace company recently partnered to create an MIT certificate program for Boeing employees that lasts 17 weeks.

Classroom Gaming Should Be Engaging, Tied to Curriculum—and Not Require Teachers to Code

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Many times we find stand-alone games and demos that are hard to link to the standards or to work into the general flow of the class.” Before launching Legends of Learning, company founder Dr. Vadim Polikov worked with Vanderbilt University’s. Physical Sciences: Newton’s Third Law Players meet the historic scientist Isaac Newton and help him get to a party. . It’s one thing when master teachers successfully implement learning games in a carefully controlled research study.

How One Educator Found Work-Life Balance By Teaching Online—From Her Living Room

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There you're trying to meet the needs of everyone in the classroom and meet guidelines and expectations, and you want to have high test scores. Then there are teacher evaluations, walk-through evaluations, teacher meetings where you have to stay after school or parent-teacher conferences where you're trying to get parents in the classroom, get them more involved, get them on the same page as the students. These are all companies that we teachers are already familiar with.

This Standing-Room-Only Class Features Music Videos, a Gaming App and. Breathalyzers

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He has been named a Master Educator by Course Hero , an education technology company that produced a short film on Garg, who is now one of three finalists for the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching bestowed by Baylor University. Watch Challenge Your Perceptions, Garg's TEDxUCLA talk, in which he demos the everyday relevance (and fun!) This is technology from the early 1900s. That’s the basics behind the technology of a modern Breathalyzer device.

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3 big takeaways from the Nureva internship program

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We led discussions with administrators from across North America, presented at departmental meetings and learned how a company structures its online presence. The very first day, we received an invitation to a meeting – a company overview on the latest release of Span™ Workspace.

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Black Box to Debut New Videowall & More at InfoComm 2018

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Coalesce™ Professional Wireless Presentation and Collaboration System Coalesce™ from Black Box® combines wireless displays, video conferencing, and screen sharing technologies to encourage collaboration and increase productivity in meetings.

3 big takeaways from the Nureva internship program

Nureva

We led discussions with educational administrators from across North America, presented at departmental meetings and learned how a company structures its online presence. The very first day, we received an invitation to a meeting – a company overview on the latest release of Span™ software. Fortunately, the software was easy to figure out, so we dived right into creating demo use cases for our sales team to use.

Join the edWeb Team at ISTE 2015

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Come and meet up with the edWeb team at ISTE in Philadelphia next week. Learning Bird is an edtech company that gives great teachers a platform to make a difference to students all over the country. Waggle Demo Times at Booth #203.

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ASCD's #Empower18 Conference Report

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One attendee commented that “technology tools can support ALL learners in the classroom by assisting students with everything from reading, writing, and math, to time management, organization, focus, and more.”

Don’t miss out at ISTE – 7 tips to get more from an education conference

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The best conversation you have might be with a teacher you meet in a session, after bonding over a shared approach to design thinking or PBL. So take some time beforehand to create your plan of attack by finding the products or companies you most want to check out.

This software turns old laptops into new Chromebooks

eSchool News

In education, that just doesn’t work,” says Rosa Ojeda, technology director for the 8-school, 6,700-student district. Our teachers are at the innovative state and ready to start using technology in the classroom,” Ojeda explains, “but our current budget doesn’t support that.

Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

DIRECTIONS: Step 1: Join us at the online meeting room on Zoom ([link] Step 2: We are going to play a Kahoot game to learn some things about Amazon. The moderators of this session represent communities that have been meeting and collaborating online for well over a decade now.

Reinventing The School Desk: Tip Tap Tap And The Internet of Things

Fractus Learning

Traveling to many schools, engaging with teachers, students and principals, we have seen first-hand the successful (and unsuccessful) introduction of a wide range of technologies. But there are still a number of limitations to the effective use of these technologies at the primary level.

WHAT’S NEW

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ALMA START ( www.getalma.com ) Alma Technologies launched an enrollment and admissions management tool called Alma Start. As part of this collaboration, ReadSpeaker’s text-to-speech technology will also be integrated within Blackboard Ally as an offline audio alternative for course content.

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Achieve3000 updates blended learning, differentiated instruction tools

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plus several international editions – Achieve3000 is ensuring both teachers and students have the standards-aligned, grade-appropriate content they need to meet grade-level state standards, perform on high-stakes state assessments, and achieve college and career readiness literacy goals.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. Via Forbes : “The Startup President: How France ’s Macron Nearly Built An EdTech Company.” ” Ed-tech: where you don’t need an actual product idea for a company, and you can incubate your neoliberalism anyway. Via Campus Technology : “ University of Washington Continuum College Launches Coding Boot Camp.”

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