The EdTech Trends You Might Be Missing

Doug Levin

Most mornings, over a cup of coffee, I do my daily reading of news about trends and issues related to education and technology – a practice I have more or less followed for at least the past 20 years. Blog News Trends journalism news trends

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INTERVIEW: Digital learning trends that are reshaping EdTech

Neo LMS

Phill and Graham had a wonderful conversation on the topic of e-learning and explored six key digital learning trends that are reshaping the EdTech landscape. Digital learning trends that are reshaping EdTech. Where do you see that trend going in the next 12 months?

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New data show some colleges are definitively unaffordable for many

The Hechinger Report

And many of these students are priced out,” said Mark Huelsman, who studies education trends as a senior analyst at the left-leaning policy organization D?mos. The post New data show some colleges are definitively unaffordable for many appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

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Education innovation in 2017: 4 personalized learning trends to watch

The Christensen Institute

Here are four trends in personalized learning we’ll be watching unfold in the coming year: 1. The post Education innovation in 2017: 4 personalized learning trends to watch appeared first on Christensen Institute.

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

Edsurge

Source: JMDedu On the Rise: ‘Big Chinese Learning’ & Kids Coding One of the most significant factors contributing to the growth of deals in competency-based education is a new trend dubbed “Big Chinese learning (???).” Industry leaders are bullish about the trend.

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NEWS & TRENDS: 6 Things Schools Need to Know about Interoperability

techlearning

Interoperability has had different definitions and standards. Figure out what yours is

Some powerful trends in higher education that you should know about.

Linways Technologies

Defining popular trend in education is tricky. Or more specifically, a highly research-driven listicle that features some of the most powerful trends to watch in higher education. . So please let us know what you think of these trends, and how you have seen them in action.

Is the hottest trend in chronic care all it’s cracked up to be?

The Christensen Institute

And patients’ own aspirations for their health and healthcare will evolve over time, changing a critical definition of care success, hence the way numerous and interrelated aspects of care must be aligned to attain it. The post Is the hottest trend in chronic care all it’s cracked up to be?

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The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

Hack Education

This is part eleven of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” In May, venture capitalist and former securities analyst Mary Meeker released her annual “Internet Trends” report. Among the major trends Meeker identified for 2017: mobile advertising, gaming, and healthcare. And it raises a number of questions, I think: how good is Mary Meeker at actually identifying and analyzing Internet trends? Is this really a trend?

Tired Edtech Trends That Teachers Wish Would Retire: From the Floor of ISTE 2017

Edsurge

But while EdSurge paced the ISTE floor on June 25-28 in San Antonio, Texas, we decided to ask a slightly different question: What edtech trends, products, and buzzwords do you wish would retire—for good? Tara Linney: The piece of tech is definitely different apps that exist for the sole purpose of replacing a quiz. Stew Greenberg Stew Greenberg: Definitely digital scantrons.

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Why making, coding, and online learning are the real trends to watch

eSchool News

Take a casual flip through this year’s trend-predicting Horizon Report, released today, and you’ll find plenty to get excited about. Panelists then narrow them down to just 18 in various stages of gestation: six trends, six challenges, and six so-called important developments.

Is the hottest trend in chronic care all it’s cracked up to be?

The Christensen Institute

And patients’ own aspirations for their health and healthcare will evolve over time, changing a critical definition of care success, hence the way numerous and interrelated aspects of care must be aligned to attain it. The post Is the hottest trend in chronic care all it’s cracked up to be?

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Future Trends Forum #8, with Jim Groom: full recording, notes, and Storify

Bryan Alexander

On March 30 we had Jim Groom as our Future Trends Forum guest. A: Short answer: no, it’s definitely possible. Future Trends Forum Bava FTTEDiscussion was very rapid, so watch and listen to the recording below, and/or read my notes, with a pile of links therein.

Future Trends Forum #8, with Jim Groom: full recording, notes, and Storify

Bryan Alexander

On March 30 we had Jim Groom as our Future Trends Forum guest. A: Short answer: no, it’s definitely possible. Future Trends Forum Bava FTTEDiscussion was very rapid, so watch and listen to the recording below, and/or read my notes, with a pile of links therein.

10 Inspired Tech Trends Every Teacher Should Know About

Edsurge

The bevy of tech tips and trends brightening their classrooms—including 360-degree video, thoughtful ways to use Alexa, and the sleeper Google tool for improving note-taking and research. They're working with Alexa Skill Blueprints to create new assessments and letting kids ask for word definitions or simply to play soothing background music. It’s back to school season, and these teachers are excited.

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3 Reasons to Bring Music into the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Studies show a definite link between music and academic success. Education Every Classroom Matters Podcast News & Trends Students(Besides Improving Test Scores) From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Revisiting #ALATTT: Trend #1: AR/VR/MR and a touch of AI

NeverEndingSearch

Back at ALA Midwinter, I was honored to present on LITA’s Top Tech Trends panel , with fellow panelists Kate Tkacik, Suzanne Wulf, Becky Yoose, James Neal and Cynthia Dudenhoffer. Each of us was initially assigned two trends to explore and discuss.

Wonderful World of Wearables in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Imagine putting a high definition 3D television set inside cool goggles. Innovation News & Trends Technology ToolsAn Epic Guide to Wearables From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Wearables are in education.

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8 Types of Blended Learning According to Research

The CoolCatTeacher

Blended Learning Definitions via the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation. Every Classroom Matters Podcast Innovation News & Trends Research Teaching

The One Present I Wish Parents Would Give My Students

The CoolCatTeacher

” By definition, this is supposed to be a physical gift, because of course love and support and good character are all things we hope parents will give their kids every year. . Education News & Trends Students

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Improving the Education of Kids in Poverty and Other Helpful News

The CoolCatTeacher

Hot Research, Trends, and Teacher Resources Today I’m going to be experimenting again with a news feature that I ran a few years back. I’ll summarize some of interesting research, trends, and helpful resources. Trends About Today’s Students.

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8 Great Ways to Level Up Game Based Learning in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Hour of Code is definitely leveling up in their teaching of coding. Games News & Trends TeachingPlay Good Games, Get Great Results Game based learning in the classroom should not be worksheets with points. It should be engaging and exciting.

10 Top Teacher Appreciation Week Ideas (and a Way to Save Money on Them)

The CoolCatTeacher

For others of you who get into the diy-planner trend made possible by this system, check out all of the templates that you can customize and tweak to your liking. This is definitely the week to plan to shop with other teachers! News & Trends Tools office supplies productivity

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The Hot New Education Trend That No One is Talking About

Philly Teacher

Definition from Oxford Dictionaries. This past week I have been spending a lot of time with some really smart educators from all over the country. While the premise of this convening was the enormous edtech conference, ISTE , I spent less time talking about tech tools and awesome apps and more time talking about equity, school funding, current events and the trajectory of education in the US.

Inventionland: A Transformational Design Course

The CoolCatTeacher

That would be definitely the way I would describe our student. All Grades Education Education Trends and Topics Gifted Teachers High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Maker Movement STEM Teachers Technology Wonderful Classroom Wednesday

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What 41 Years of Teaching Taught Me with Karen Van Duyn

The CoolCatTeacher

KAREN: Definitely. Definitely. All Subjects Education Trends and Topics Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Monday Motivation Policy Makers Teachers

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Top Education Tweets of November 2015

The CoolCatTeacher

Trends and topics on Twitter November was a busy month. If you’re traveling this November, you definitely want to download this one and listen. Again, transparency and authenticity surround the comments that tend to trend on Twitter and educator circles.

Learning Should Be Fun: Gaming for Adult Learners

Digital Promise

Play, by definition, is fun. Adult Learning Blog Developers Educators Entrepreneurs Research Researchers Tools and Best Practices Trends and Thought LeadershipTwenty English language learners, gathered at an East Boston community-based organization, are playing a storytelling game on their mobile phones. After beating the game and receiving a check mark for a successful mission, the players return to a virtual world where they, as their avatars, mingle with players in Florida.

How to Keep Students at the Center of Your Digital Transformation

Edsurge

Student agency is a top priority at Frederick County Public Schools in Virginia, and it definitely shows in their approach to technology implementation.

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10 Strategies To Make Learning Feel More Like A Game

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The definition of. Teaching Trends & Shifts Elementary School Experienced Teacher video games

How to Boost Classroom Engagement With the Tech Tool That 'Always Works'

Edsurge

And teacher mobility definitely encourages students to pay more attention to the learning and instruction that’s going on. teacher mobility definitely encourages students to pay more attention to the learning and instruction that’s going on. Education Technology Technology Tips Teaching & Learning Student Engagement STEM Video Instruction Instructional Trends Education Research Student Voice Computer Science

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What’s in a Name? Inside the Pricey, ‘Laborious’ Process of Education Rebrands

Edsurge

That was definitely not cheap,” says Lenz, adding that the cost of a revamp for a small to midsize organization would almost never run into seven figures. Education Technology Nonprofits Market Trends

The Hot New Education Trend That No One is Talking About

Philly Teacher

Definition from Oxford Dictionaries. This past week I have been spending a lot of time with some really smart educators from all over the country. While the premise of this convening was the enormous edtech conference, ISTE , I spent less time talking about tech tools and awesome apps and more time talking about equity, school funding, current events and the trajectory of education in the US.

11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

A simple definition for a professional workstation. Innovation News & Trends Teaching Tech Tips ToolsSimple Updates to Your Classroom Procedures and Workflow sponsored by EdTech Software From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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The Edtech Buying Process Is Broken. ISTE Says Teachers Can Fix It.

Edsurge

to vendor conversations (“What standards for data interoperability, safety and security does this solution adhere to?”), from purchasing to piloting and implementation (“Is the solution moving us toward our definition of success?”) Education Technology Interoperability Technology Trends EfficacyAt North Carolina’s Rowan-Salisbury Schools, a room in the central office showcases 3D printers, virtual reality headsets and a variety of iPad apps.