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. She serves on the board of PowerMyLearning Los Angeles and on the advisory board of Project Tomorrow.

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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. ( ” Maha Bali writing for Prof Hacker : “Against the 3A’s of EdTech: AI , Analytics , and Adaptive Technologies in Education.” Via Foreign Policy : “This Beijing-Linked Billionaire Is Funding Policy Research at Washington’s Most Influential Institutions.”

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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. ” “Policy-based Privacy is Over,” says Eric Hellman. Some (education policy) history from Sherman Dorn : “The pendulum and the ratchet.”