96 edtech predictions for K12 in 2019

eSchool News

We asked 49 edtech executives to look into their crystal balls and share their thoughts about what will happen in 2019. I’m pleased to say that more and more education leaders and technology products providers are regularly talking and doing something about this.

How K–12 Classrooms Can Benefit from Robotics

EdTech Magazine

Classrooms are dynamically impacted by the dual forces of technological evolution and student expectation. Student engagement is changing, driven by digital natives looking to combine organic social interaction with science, technology, engineering and math discovery.

What does it mean to be a teacher in higher education for the next decade

Linways Technologies

Even though technologies like the VR, AR, and AI hasn’t quite penetrated into the classrooms yet, at the current rate, it will probably happen within the next decade or so. So as a teacher, you at least need to have a working knowledge about technology, internet, social networking etc.

How colleges are adapting to the future of education

Linways Technologies

We can only expect whatever technology we have to advance rapidly and everything changes with it. We are not sure what skills or knowledge might prove relevant and what jobs, opportunities, and system will be outdated as AI, VR, and many other technologies becomes mainstream.

Connecting Computer Science to Today's World

Tech Helpful

While I believe in embedded and integrated technology, I am somewhat concerned that this process isn't truly creating the path that is rigorous enough for the future. coding college bound computer science cte curriculum edtech programming robotics stem students tennessee tracking

How to Prepare Your Students for College

Benchmark Education

A New World of Technology—in Classrooms, Around the Globe. Our students have grown up in a brave, new, digital world—so we look first to technology as a key part of the answer. Why Use Technology in the Classroom? Technology holds huge promise, but has it delivered?

Meet The Gates Foundation’s New Deputy Director in Higher Education

Edsurge

Heather Hiles towers above most other edtech entrepreneurs. She began a long career in education, which included cofounding two social enterprise organizations (one of which helped get 4,000 women off welfare), serving as a Commissioner of San Francisco Unified School District’s Board of Education and starting two edtech companies. She’s played called big shots in edtech, too, becoming one of the rare African American women to raise venture capital funding.

Bringing Literature to Life in Open Sim

The CoolCatTeacher

Then of course, the curriculum is gamified, so they have different levels of challenges that they have to engage in — which are knowledge based — in order to learn the curriculum, but also succeed in the virtual world. Mary: I think that just comes with technology.

Google Adds New Classroom Features. Use Them Responsibly.

techlearning

Like any edtech tool or feature, these new Classroom additions can be abused, focusing not on historical thinking skills but low level learning. 7 Free Edtech Things. Use it to measure basic understanding of content knowledge. “With great power comes great responsibility.”

Novel Ideas for Writing Instruction

techlearning

Edtech tools are helping educators everywhere discover new possibilities for writing instruction. All of our teachers have had ample professional development in writing process and pedagogy, which helps to provide a strong knowledge base around the most effective practices,” says Gale.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” “Why Competency-Based Education Stalled (But Isn’t Finished)” – according to Edsurge and SNHU’s Paul LeBlanc , that is. “ Are Edtech Companies Doing Enough to Protect Student Privacy? Via GeekWire : “ Project Unicorn signs first companies to help schools handle the hairball of edtech data.”

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