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New Research Proves Game-Based Learning Works—Here's Why That Matters

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A great deal of initial research exists about blended learning techniques such as game-based learning, but adoption has stalled because of a lack of scalable, practical techniques that have also proven effective. Without proof of success, many school districts have opted not to adopt new technologies. Efficacy in edtech needs to be determined by conducting well-controlled, large sample-sized efficacy studies. Founding a company based on research results.

Eduprotocols for Littles with Jon Corippo #kinderchat

The CoolCatTeacher

Instead of selecting many apps, many are now recommending just a few tools/protocols for how things are taught with edtech. Today’s Sponsor: Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection. The Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection is here!

Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

From stop motion to video controls and cool add-ins for formative assessment and graphics, learn about this Swiss Army Knife of Google tools – Google Slides. Just go to coolcatteacher.com/shake to learn more. We can keep learning more. 3 EdTech Blog. #3

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Can This Be the K-12 Edtech Marketplace That Finally Succeeds?

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In 2012, First Book , a nonprofit that provides affordable learning materials to kids in need, approached the publishers of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” and asked: Can you make a bilingual version of the popular children’s book? And many of them have expressed a desire for digital tools.

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15 Web Tools and Apps for Students to Design Games

Teacher Reboot Camp

Games are an extraordinary way to tap into your most heroic qualities.” Students love playing digital games and research shows that powerful learning can occur with game-based curriculums. Digital Game Creators.

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#iste17 trends: Google, Touch Screen Chromebooks and More

The CoolCatTeacher

An engaging, innovative, from the heart sharer who inspires educators while transforming their teaching with original, timely and use-tomorrow ideas for student choice, differentiation, and technology integration. Digital Innovation in Learning Award Winner in “Sharing is Caring”.

Website, app uses avatars to engage students

eSchool News

Educational technology company Oddcast launched a new version of its Voki website for teachers along with a free iOS application called Voki for Education. Voki allows my students to demonstrate their learning in a unique and meaningful way.”

Amplify’s Games Find a New Home in Touch Press

Edsurge

During its heyday, Amplify touted its orange tablets as the tool that would transform digital learning experiences in school. Yet the company’s most impressive offering may have been its games. based company invested more than $25 million to partner with talented developers who built 30 learning games covering math, science and English Language Arts. The fate of the games seemed in limbo in Sept. Many games resemble animated flashcards with points.

Self-Paced E-Learning Market Evaporating, Report Finds

Marketplace K-12

Future revenue in the $33 billion e-learning market is expected to fall precipitously in the United States and internationally, but sales of other types of digital learning products are predicted to rise, according to a market research report released recently.

10 Online Summer Programs

Technology Tidbits

This is a fantastic way (and lots of times inexpensive/affordable) for students to spend some time in the summer and help prevent summer learning loss. Connections Learning - A nice collection of technology related online courses for Math and reading grades K-8th.

Coding and Computer Science during CSEdWeek

edWeb.net

This year, CSEdWeek took place from December 5th to 11th, and two of edWeb.net ’s professional learning communities (PLC) presented webinars that highlighted the importance of coding and computer science in education. Join the Digital Learning & Leadership Community.

Learning Revolution Events - Online Reform Symposium This Week - Tweetwood Mac - Future of Museums Deadline

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update July 9th, 2014 The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library. Albert Einstein The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" Interested in becoming a Learning Revolution Partner?

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Remind me again, all you fans of VR in education, how this technology is going to promote empathy? ” “ State educational technology directors have outlined ambitious targets for increasing school bandwidth capacity in an effort to support digital learning and bridge the technology divide that exists in schools and in students’ homes,” says Education Week. ” The story of UClass and Renaissance Learning.

Learning Revolution Week's Events - Evernote in the Classroom - Yong Zhao - Google+ vs. Ning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update June 10th, 2014 Children want the same things we want. Dr. Seuss The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. 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.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via The LA Times : “Trump is ending Michelle Obama’s ‘ Let Girls Learn ’ initiative, CNN reports.” Not ed-tech per se (unless you recognize that “personalized learning” is greyballing), but according to The New York Times , “ Uber Faces Federal Inquiry Over Use of Greyball Tool to Evade Authorities.” “ Y Combinator MOOC for Tech Startups Attracts Thousands of Views,” says Campus Technology.