4 Emerging Edtech Trends in 2020

The CoolCatTeacher

Nikolaos Chatzopoulos shares his thoughts From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Nikolaos Chatzopoulos shares four trends that are shaping how his schools teach with technology.

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Understanding The Deep Fake: A Troubling Trend

The CoolCatTeacher

In this disturbing trend, convincing videos, audio, and photos are viewed and shared by those who somehow think you can trust what you see and hear. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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The Future of eLearning - 10 Trends To Be Aware Of

ViewSonic Education

To that end, we’ve identified 10 trends that we believe indicate the future of eLearning and its role in the classroom. Microlearning is indicative of a trend that goes beyond eLearning itself, and into the realm of traditional classroom spaces.

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Five Top Technology Trends In Special Education

Wisewire

(TNS) — Fueled by technological advances, changing state policies, and a continued push from advocates, ed-tech companies and researchers are crafting new tools and strategies to better serve students with disabilities.

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3 Interesting Trends in Online Education Content (That You May Not Know)

The CoolCatTeacher

Andrew Pass talks about trends in online education and shares the trends we should understand as educators. The company works with all levels, from kindergarten to corporate. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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Guest Post: The Missing Piece: What Most Edtech Companies Need & Only a Few Have

Digital Promise

This common experience illuminates how challenging it can be for educational technology (edtech) companies to communicate what they do and why it is important. This challenge is even harder for edtech companies innovating on the cutting edge. adoption and usage trends.

Bucking the Trend

A Principal's Reflections

In a world where politics and education are colliding more than ever, there is a desperate sense of hopping onto the latest trend or buzzword from educational companies and authors that will fix all of our educational problems.

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Recruiter.com: Ten Tech Tools Your Staffing Company Should Adopt

EdTech4Beginners

SkillSurvey’s online reference checking makes the list of top technology tools staffing companies should have in their arsenal to stay ahead. News hiring managers hiring trends reference checking staffing and recruiting

Fastest-Growing Education Companies on 2019 Inc. 5000 List Sell Range of Goods, Services

Marketplace K-12

K-12 ed-tech businesses and low-tech companies are among those selected to the 2019 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in education. The post Fastest-Growing Education Companies on 2019 Inc.

Chinese Edtech Sees $1.86B in Q1 2019, Bucking Plummeting Venture Trend

Edsurge

Source: JMDedu Investors put their money into 29 competency-based education companies—or almost a quarter of all the edtech investments—during the first quarter. Industry leaders are bullish about the trend. Education Technology Startups Financing Market Trends

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2U Stock Tumbles After Online Degree Company Lowers Growth Expectations for 2019

Edsurge

after the company told investors to expect greater losses than previously expected. On the company’s earnings call Tuesday, 2U CEO Christopher “Chip” Paucek revised its guidance to expect a net loss of between $151.5 Despite all this, the company reported a boost in revenue, with $135.5

Why Podcasting Is #Trending Since 'Serial' and Why Your Class Should Be Doing It

Edsurge

Now Trending: K-12 Podcasting I have always believed in the power of audio. As the CEO of Listenwise , a listening skill-building company, and the host of the Student Podcast PODCAST , I am seeing the podcasting landscape in education explode.

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

Edsurge

He had learned some coding and development on his own through freeCodeCamp.org , and he had polished some of those skills doing work for a small WordPress related company. Because of privacy laws, the company can’t directly contact its biggest segment of end users. “It’s

B2B Social Media Trends We are Going to See in 2018

Ask a Tech Teacher

Companies across the globe continue to use social media as a vital part of their marketing strategy — creating content to connect and engage their audience. Stay ahead of the curve in the new year with these B2B social media trends for 2018.

Yes There’s ‘Disruption’ in College Market, But the Bigger Trend Is Growth of ‘Enabler’ Companies

Edsurge

Sure, there are aspects of the college world that seems worthy of disruption, and colleges face serious challenges: flat enrollment trends and demographic headwinds; appropriate concerns about debt levels and increasing costs; and growing numbers of struggling institutions. The rallying cry among many higher-education startups is “disrupting” college as we know it.

What U.S. Companies Should Know About Asia's Edtech Market

Edsurge

After a summer of market research and competitor analysis, the company eventually signed off on a collaboration with a Chinese partner, TAL Education. company that has eyed Asia as the next big market. But their story is not a blueprint that will make sense for every company. Between the drastic variations in business culture, social norms and day-to-day education affairs, there are a lot of differences companies should know about (along with a few similarities).

3 Ways a Company Can Personalize Its Support for Teachers

Edsurge

But what does it mean for a company to personalize its support for the teachers who use its product? School leader, Jordan Silvestri and Kiddom representative, Melissa Giroux, describe what it takes for an edtech company to deliver the kind of personalized experience to its customers that teachers give to their students. Companies, too, need to build that kind of inquiry into every step of their work with educators. Education Technology Market Trends Edtech Business

Latest HR trend in E-commerce Industry

Think Exam

As per the research, online shopping is a trend in the market and it has increased by 45%. E-commerce has a distinctive way of working, it also has different implications for managing the workforce in the company.

Three key trends in robotics education

eSchool News

Some of the many companies that sell robotics kits to schools include LEGO Education , Pitsco Education , Sphero , Ozobot , Modular Robotics , VEX Robotics , and BirdBrain Technologies. Robots are hugely popular with kids. Want proof?

How to Build a High-Functioning Remote Team for Your Edtech Company

Edsurge

Employees report higher productivity , greater efficiency and less stress , while companies can benefit from lower real estate costs and an expanded talent pool. My former company, Big Universe ( now acquired ) was a fully-virtual operation.

And the top e-learning trends for 2016 are.

Neo LMS

It’s December, it’s almost the end of the year and it's time to talk about the 2016 e-learning trends. So, to get you straight to the point - I’m here to point out, what I deem, will be the ed tech trends for the next year. Now let's see what are the top e-learning trends for 2016. The Internet of Things The IoT is increasingly becoming a trend these days, and why wouldn't?

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Why Your School Should Stick to Core Principles Instead of Market Trends

EdNews Daily

What’s the balance between investing in the latest trend and following your school’s charter, vision – your North Star? But as new trends crop up year after year, the most important place for educators to start is with the principles that define your district’s or school’s vision.

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Don’t Call Them Test Companies: How the College Board and ACT Have Shifted Focus

Edsurge

In a statement on its website in May, the ACT said that it is transforming itself from an “assessment company” into “an organization providing learning, measurement, and navigation support to learners.”

To help customers be well, a former weight-loss company thinks beyond the scale

The Christensen Institute

One reason she decided to partner with the wellness company is its focus on community: “I grew up understanding about being active, about being healthy, that was just how I was raised. As my colleague Rebecca Fogg wrote in an earlier blog , the wellness company actively looks for ways to enhance its program by addressing all three elements of members’ Jobs to Be Done—functional, emotional, and social.

What Happens to Student Data Privacy When Chinese Firms Acquire U.S. Edtech Companies?

Edsurge

These concerns are only heightened as Chinese investors turn their attention to the United States education technology space acquiring companies with millions of public school users. There is a concern that data is now a strategic resource, and that acquiring companies for their large data sets could be a means by which China could undermine the strategic influence of the United States. companies seeking to expand overseas. Education Technology Market Trends Edtech Business

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

Hack Education

When I first started working as a tech reporter, I assumed – naively – that venture capitalists were smart people who did thorough research before funding a company. I assumed that they looked to see if the company could do what it promised – financially, technologically. Its founder, Elizabeth Holmes, dropped out of Stanford to start the company when she was just 19. The companies that raised the most money this year: BYJU’s (tutoring): $540 million.

Marketplace trend update: 4 ed-tech developments

eSchool News

Remaining a tech-savvy educator means keeping on top of the myriad changes and trends in education, how technology can support those trends, and how teaching and learning can best benefit from near-constant change.

Trends to watch in 2016: technologies

Bryan Alexander

Predicting tech trends is a fun but fairly doomed enterprise. But we can improve our understanding by examining current trends, out of which many near-future ones spring. So, following up from Tuesday’s education and contexts post , here are some tech trends to watch in 2016.

What Gartner’s Top Tech Trends for 2019 Mean for Education

EdTech Magazine

What Gartner’s Top Tech Trends for 2019 Mean for Education. Augmented data analysis, blended digital tools and connected networks will reign among technology innovations in the coming year, according to IT analyst group Gartner’s top 10 tech trends of 2019. .

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Bigger Deals, Bigger Bets: EdTech Venture Funding Trends Continue in 2018

EdNews Daily

The key difference in the past few years, however, has been larger funding rounds and valuations across a fewer number of EdTech companies. EdTech unicorns, companies that have reached billion-dollar valuations prior to an IPO, are prominent in the United States and also China.

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15 hot edtech trends for 2017

eSchool News

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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Dear Liberal Arts Major: STEM Companies Need Your Skills to Grow

Edsurge

But instead of a classroom, Wolochow now works on the Silicon Valley campus of a company that’s using technology to make learning more accessible to people throughout the world. Her career journey, which led her to Coursera, a startup that develops online courses and educational programs, highlights a trend that has become more pronounced in the last few years. Wong worked at several fintech firms before joining the mobile payments company.

Facebook’s Latest Higher Ed Push Part of Broader Trend

Edsurge

This week the company announced that it will add 17 more community colleges as partners by the end of 2018, for a total of 20 partnerships. The social network is also working with another company, Entangled Solutions, to establish the partnerships and work with the institutions to create curriculum. The company has visited 30 cities, and plans to run events in 20 more by the end of the year.

As US Tech Companies Look to Mexico, Coding Bootcamps Follow

Edsurge

companies to plant roots in Mexico, where lower wages and loose regulations have allured manufacturers for years. the Washington Post reported on the tech boom south of the border, with major global companies like IBM, Oracle and Intel setting up shop in Guadalajara, also known as country’s “Digital Creative City.”. 95 course providers —was largely driven to fill openings at tech companies. company that provides skills-based training programs has followed path.

Top Trends Higher Education Textbook Publishers Must Follow

Kitaboo on EdTech

For those who are newly exploring the digital market, keeping up with the trends which change rapidly is difficult. Here are some of the top trends that higher education textbook publishers must follow to increase their digital sales: 1. Companies like Chegg, eFollett, and BookRenter are offering new textbooks on rent for less than the price of a used book. Today, a lot of companies offer subscription-based services.