Transitioning Edtech to the Cloud

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At the beginning of the edtech wave, superintendents saw many benefits from using digital resources in the classroom. For administrators looking to take the focus of edtech away from upkeep and back to learning, moving to the cloud could be the answer. While the presenters named several reasons they chose to move to the cloud, their top reason was equitable access to edtech. The detailed data helps administrators make informed purchasing decisions.

Essential Elements for Moving to a 1:1 Environment

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However, the more successful schools focus on improving teaching and learning first with edtech being just one of the tools to support it. Gather stakeholder information every way possible. She serves on the board of PowerMyLearning Los Angeles and on the advisory board of Project Tomorrow. edWeb Blog CoSN CoSN Empowered Superintendent Program district leadership edtechStep 1: Make a plan.

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EduStar Platform Promises Quick, Randomized Ed-Tech Trials

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The technology platform is the product of a grant-funded collaboration between two professors and the nonprofit PowerMyLearning. It runs trials on granular pieces of digital learning activities via the PowerMyLearning Connect platform, which is available free to schools. The PowerMyLearning Connect platform, accessed by 40 partner schools, gets 8 million page views per month. Bridging the Information Divide Between Companies and Schools Is a Struggle.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Speaking of ed-tech exacerbating inequality, Edsurge looks at PowerMyLearning ’s plans to give parents homework – “family playlists” – to do alongside their children. ( ” The Information reported that Rubin was “involved in an inappropriate relationship with a female subordinate while he was at Google.” ” Privacy, Surveillance, and Information Security. (National) Education Politics.

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” Via Politico : “ Stanley Buchesky , formerly a managing partner at the venture capital firm The EdTech Fund , will work [at the Department of Education] on budget and finance issues.” ” Among The EdTech Fund’s investments : Teachboost and Citelighter. PowerMyLearning has received $6.5 Privacy, Surveillance, and Information Security.