For the Edtech Innovation Today’s Learners Need, Look Not to Companies, But to Campuses

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When we focus our attention with laser precision on the edupreneurs who start new companies as the primary source of change, what do we miss? Intrapreneurs are toiling away in every corner of campus, from the front of the classroom to the depths of the stacks.

A Welder of Digital Curriculum Companies Buys Its Latest

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Little did they know then that the first word in its name would become a fitting pun for the private equity firm’s consolidation of education companies. Last week, the firm announced what will be its 14th deal: Glynlyon , a digital curriculum company based in Chandler, Ariz. He ran Kaplan as its CEO from 1994 to 2008, during which he oversaw 67 acquisitions and more than doubled the company’s revenue—to nearly $2 billion —by the time he left.

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The Problem With Expecting Student Access

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Birthplace of Apple, Facebook, and everyone’s favorite edtech company, Google. When flipping the classroom , for example, students gain knowledge away from the classroom through video, text selections, podcasts, etc.,

How to Enhance Any Curriculum With Short, Engaging, Accurate Videos

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Jadrian Wooten remembers professors instructing him to check out DVD clips from the library when he was an undergrad. These are now accessible to Course Hero members on the company’s YouTube channel. “We

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Why a K-12 Operating System is the Next Step in the Evolution of Edtech

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Yes, this was before Google Classroom existed!) I was so green at this point in my career that I probably assumed every classroom in the 21st century operated this way. It felt like every tool I used in the classroom was inherently designed to work in isolation. It felt like every tool I used in the classroom was inherently designed to work in isolation. Learn More About Kiddom Academy For Schools: 3 Ways a Company Can Personalize Its Support for Teachers.

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How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year

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Boyer uses a “flipped syllabus” in which students' final grades are based on the points they've earned—not lost—throughout the semester. Boyer uses a “flipped syllabus” in which students' final grades are based on the points they've earned—not lost—throughout the semester. He has also been named a Master Educator by Course Hero , an education technology company that produced a short film on Boyer. . We also use a lot of maps from the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection.

Connected Educator Month Kickoff Details! PLUS Library 2.013 Proposals Deadline

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Quick news on Library 2.013 , our third annual worldwide, online, and free conference on libraries, librarians, and librarianship: the formal deadline for session proposals is end of day Monday, September 30th.

Flip your classroom through reverse instruction

The Electric Educator

The Radcliffe Camera in Oxford Take, for example, the Bodleian Library in Oxford. It is one of the world''s literary repositories and one of the largest libraries in the world. Organization is key for such a large library. Made by TechSmith, the same company that makes Camtasia.

Why I Use Edpuzzle: An Edpuzzle Review

The CoolCatTeacher

Edpuzzle solves so many of my flipped classroom problems. If you use my link to sign up for Edpuzzle , you’ll gain access to a curated library of 50,000 free videos to use with your school. Why Edpuzzle Is an Essential Classroom Tool.

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Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - Reinventing the Classroom - Library 2.014 - The Real 1:1 - Reclaim Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 1st A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Ever since I started Classroom 2.0 I''ve looked forward to holding an event specifically about Ed Tech in the classroom. Classroom 2.0

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Guest Post - How streaming services can be used as a tool for education

Educational Technology Guy

And teachers are using video in unique ways today, whether to teleconference to multiple classrooms or to stream a nature documentary in science class. And streaming services are eliminating the expense of building and managing bulky DVD libraries.

3 Apps That Encourage Students to Read

Ask a Tech Teacher

Teachers and parents know all this and still, the Literacy Company reports that most teachers in classes of twenty+ students spend only five minutes a day reading, and 46% of American adults cannot understand the label on their prescription medicine. The Talking Library is wonderful.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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Without revenue the company will go away. Or the company will have to start charging for the software. Or it will raise a bunch of venture capital to support its “free” offering for a while, and then the company will get acquired and the product will go away. (It’s

5 Ways to Flip Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

History teacher Keith “Hip” Hughes has a massive following on his YouTube channel.Today, he shares his technique for flipping the classroom in engaging, powerful ways. Today’s Sponsor: Edpuzzle is my new favorite flipped classroom tool. Five Ways to Flip Your Classroom.

The Stories We've Been Told (in 2017) about Education Technology

Hack Education

I’ve called this “the Top Ed-Tech Trends,” but this has never been an SEO-optimized list of products that the ed-tech industry wants schools or parents or companies to buy (or that it claims schools and parents and companies are buying). The Flipped Classroom. The Digital Library. Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2017: The Stories We’ve Been Told.

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Top Ed-Tech Trends: A Review

Hack Education

Each month, I calculate all the venture capital investment that’s gone into education technology, noting who’s invested, the type of company, and so on. The Flipped Classroom. The Digital Library. It’s time once again for my annual review of “the year in education technology,” something I’ve done since 2010. Tomorrow I’ll launch the seventh edition of this massive, maniacal undertaking.

Before going one-to-one, this district is helping every kid get home wi-fi

eSchool News

Add concepts like blended and flipped learning to the equation and you come up with yet another to-do list item: Make sure students can actually use their devices when they aren’t physically on campus and within wi-fi range.

Telestream Screenflow: An Podcasters Guide to Creating Professional Screencasts and Tutorials

TeacherCast

Telestream customers include the world’s leading media and entertainment companies: content owners, creators, and distributors. The company is privately held.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - ISTE Unplugged - Homework - Emperor's New Clothes

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Over the last two months we worked with an email list company in an attempt to avoid this duplication, but unfortunately, we were reported as a spammer (ugh!) How does your library manage digital collections? Is your library mobile friendly? Classroom 2.0