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The CoolCatTeacher

They also bought Haiku Learning and have since created PowerSchool Learning, the best learning management system (in my opinion.). My 50+ tools and blended learning presentations are popular at conferences. Teacher Hacks at Edtech Insights (Edward Baker).

36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

She also has a Technology Jump Start Course with 8 modules to help get you comfortable with technology in the classroom.) As I was reading The Teacher’s Guide to Tech last week, I realized that it had been a while since I’d shared my own favorite edtech tools.

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Pear Deck Raises $4M to Jazz Up Digital Presentations in the Classroom


Prior to this venture, Eynon-Lynch and two other co-founders developed an online gradebook that was acquired by Haiku Learning in 2013. Haiku Learning, in turn, was bought by Powerschool in 2016.) Education Technology Financing Edtech BusinessA crop of startups have embarked on the laudable task of ridding the classroom of stale PowerPoint slides. One of the latest is Pear Deck , which just closed a $4 million Series A round led by Growth Street Partners.

PowerSchool Buys Chalkable, Tops $200 Million in Acquisition Spending


The once venerable publisher axed several high-profile (and profitable) businesses in the Financial Times and The Economist as part of efforts to transform itself into a digital learning business. Gulati gushed about another Chalkable asset, Learning Earnings , that allows teachers to offer rewards (such as hall passes and lunch) to incentivize positive student behavior. Education Technology Mergers and Acquisitions Edtech Business

From Tech Newbie to Ninja to Sensei

Teacher Reboot Camp

Technology is just a tool. Recently, I conducted a webinar for SimpleK12’s technology day, Technophobe to Technoninja. I had a fun time creating the presentation, The Tech Ninja Guide , which is full of tips for integrating technology effectively. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Develop a Professional/Personal/Passionate Learning Network (PLNs). Send your student ninjas on learning missions with technology.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” From the story: “Online education company Udacity plans to branch out of its core technology market to meet growing demand for digitally-skilled workers in areas such as banking and the car industry, its co-founder told Reuters as the company launched in Germany.” ” From the press release : “ Learning Machine and MIT Media Lab Release Blockchain Technology for Educational Credentials.” The video learning company has previously raised $1.57