The EDTECH Survey 2018 – Results Are In!


Recently, I set up a survey to find out about EDTECH & its use in schools around the globe. The questions asked were: How much do you use technology with your class? Do you think educational technology accelerates learning? Does your school have enough technology?

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Educational technology survey 2018


Please spare a moment to complete my ‘Educational technology survey 2018’ – it will only take a few minutes (I promise!). education edtech edtech survey educational technology teachers teachingClick here to participate!

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Closed Schools Shine Light on the Value of Edtech Coaches

Digital Promise

Moving instruction online and preparing teachers to use technology in their teaching is a massive undertaking. As district leaders look for ways to minimize disruption to children’s learning, edtech coaches can be great assets. Edtech coaches know your district goals.

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Artificial Intelligence in EdTech

Educational Technology Guy

EdTech is an area where the use of AI has flown largely under the radar thus far but has the potential to reimagine the student/teacher relationship and improve student outcomes across the board. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

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New Global Survey Offers Snapshot of Technology in the Classroom in 2019

EdTech Magazine

New Global Survey Offers Snapshot of Technology in the Classroom in 2019. The survey found that use of technology in schools worldwide continues to grow, with 48 percent of students reporting they use a desktop computer in the classroom.

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Common Sense Survey: Homework Gets More Digital for Teens and Tweens


But the takeaways for educators and the edtech industry are most obvious in the sections on homework. So there’s a rich data set on everything from playing games to reading for pleasure, based on a nationally representative survey of nearly 1,700 U.S.

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Tech Access in Schools: Making Edtech Accessible to All

Digital Promise

Access to technology for all students is a major goal for many schools, companies, and organizations—yet access is only part of the equation. Foundry10’s 2018 study focused on technology usage in U.S. Evaluating Edtech Quality and Use Matters.

The Human EdTech for Diversity

EdNews Daily

Technology dominates the education landscape discussion. To teach when surrounded by technological innovation, it is more necessary than ever to understand what life is doing in order to enhance it to survive among machines and even compete with machines. By LeiLani Cauthen.

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The online edtech that helps educators make distance learning less distant

The Christensen Institute

One of the keys to success for any effective distance learning program is taking into account students’ personal circumstances, such as their home life, home resources, and access to technology.

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Seeking Integrity in EdTech Research – Again


Part technologist, part artist, part manager, part synthesizer she is passionate about the use of technology in higher education and the many differing facets of how technology impacts society and culture. We wonder why you would survey non-faculty in a survey about faculty attitudes?

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Survey: Daily classroom edtech use on the rise

eSchool News

Sixty-three percent of K-12 educators use edtech in their classrooms each day–an increase from the 55 percent reporting the same in 2016, according to an annual survey from the College of Education at the University of Phoenix.

Not Just Classroom Supplies: Teachers Also Buy Edtech With Their Own Money


In education technology, a litany of surveys published this decade have touted the growing adoption of digital learning tools. Recent studies by Deloitte and the Gates Foundation have shed light into how educators engage with edtech.

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What’s edtech got to do with growth mindset?


What’s edtech got to do with growth mindset? Educators need to be consistent with the messages they send and incorporate a growth mindset in what they do, including technology — or especially in the way they use technology to teach. Technology loves the growth mindset.

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Who Should Truly Have the Power in K-12 Edtech Adoption?


Technology administrators are very busy people. They’re also in charge of the adoption and implementation of district and school-site technology. NewSchools’s survey results reveal that the impact of teacher influence on the adoption of technology is actually quite significant.

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How Do We Make Edtech More Effective? (Hint: It Has Nothing to Do With Technology)


When we think about how to make learning most effective, it is easy to get stuck in a maze of school reform initiatives, or become enamored with the latest edtech trend. In Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s fourth annual Educator Confidence Report , based on a survey of more than 1,200 U.S. Just like in all areas our lives, it is natural to think about where and how technology can help. Education Technology Surveys Research

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Parent Questions About Edtech

Ask a Tech Teacher

I love hearing a parent’s perspective on technology in their classrooms so I reached out to efriend, Joe Peters for his thoughts. And most of all, technology has invaded the classroom in the form of equipment, tools and video educational lessons. .

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Teachers Aren’t Getting as Much From Education Research as They’d Like, Says Survey


That’s not much of a headline, but a new survey from the Jefferson Education Exchange suggests something that might be: Educators aren’t getting as much out of research as they’d like—and they have ideas on how to fix it. Education Technology Education Research Learning Research

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Can EdTech enable Social Emotional Learning (SEL)?


Can EdTech enable Social Emotional Learning (SEL)? In this context it may be hard to imagine that EdTech can add to or even improve SEL teaching — as it seems to be a wholly “human-human” interaction. Technology has also assisted to teach students on the autism spectrum.

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Results of EdTech Specialist Titles Survey


Three days ago, I posted a survey asking for the following information: " Please list the title or titles which are used in your school/district/system for the people who specialize in educational technology. I publicized the survey on Twitter and on the TCEA TECSIG and CAMPSIG discussion boards. edtech educational technology survey

How Access to Technology Can Create Equity in Schools

Digital Promise

When used effectively, technology can greatly contribute to creating equity in schools. However, we can only realize these equity-centered benefits when we use technology in innovative and powerful ways. Three ways technology can help increase equity in schools.

Educational Technology Specialist Titles (Short Survey)


July 20, 2012 Update : This survey is now closed, but you can review the results here: Results of EdTech Specialst Titles Survey.

2019 State of Education Technology Report: Teachers, Administrators Say EdTech Accelerates Learning


More than 80 percent of teachers and administrators agree education technology accelerates student learning according to Promethean's® 2019 "U.S. State of Technology" survey and report analyzing education technology trends and usage. 

Tales From 3 Surveys: Hope, Buzz and Fears to Expect in the 2017-18 School Year


This past week a triad of education surveys ushered the start of the new school year. For those covering education technology, these annual forecasts mark the passing of time. This year’s annual survey from Phi Delta Kappa International ( PDF ) gauges the American public’s sentiment on U.S. Findings are based on telephone surveys of 1,588 adults, “including 636 parents of school-age children, 297 black respondents, and 289 Hispanics.”.

Why Technology in Classrooms Doesn’t Always Boost Education Results

The CoolCatTeacher

Technology Research and News A recent Wall Street Journal Article is attracting attention. Technology in classrooms means little. On average, seven out of 10 students in countries surveyed use computers at school and students average at least 25 minutes a day online.

Information Sharing at the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Digital Promise

How ideas from the Nonprofit Technology Conference can positively impact adult learning and workforce development initiatives. Conducting pre-surveys to assess baseline knowledge and skill sets provides a roadmap of where to start and where to go.

Applying Artificial Intelligence to the Search for EdTech: An SRI-EdSurge Collaboration


Searching for educational technology (edtech) can be overwhelming. To assist in their search, some educators turn to online edtech product summaries. But it’s hard for these summaries to keep up with the pace of technology development. Department of Education, EdSurge and SRI International are exploring whether artificial-intelligence technology can help solve this problem. SRI and EdSurge are using AI to speed up the pace of edtech product reviews.

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5 EdTech Trends Educators Need To Watch In 2019


Technology is fast reshaping the education landscape. The Journal’s 2018 Teaching with Technology Survey reveals that 87% of educators , agree that technology has positively impacted their ability to teach. The survey also found that 96% of respondents say that technology will play a positive role in the future of education. From using YouTube to learning platforms , technology is increasingly enmeshed with the modern classroom.

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Implementing education technology by pursuing technology education: Professional Development ideas for educators


Technology plays a prominent role in the modern classroom. In a survey of 1,000 long-time high school teachers, 73% say their classrooms use laptops and tablets daily. Education technology tools and solutions are becoming commonplace and widespread. Sample popular edtech tools.

Do It Right the First Time: How to Maximize Your Edtech Investment


From cutting-edge computing and cloud services to data-driven instruction and adaptive learning, K-12 edtech solutions are abundant. Let’s explore the four principles that schools and districts should follow in order to maximize the potential of new classroom technology.

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6 Building blocks for a successful edtech strategy


Building a successful edtech strategy boils down to goal setting and finding the right foundations from the beginning. Even if that sounds simple, there are some barriers that technology specialists and school leaders face when working with edtech. What’s your edtech plan?

Technology is Overwhelming Education: That’s Why We Need More

EdNews Daily

They are going through a very difficult time, trying to modernize and keep up with the technological world around them. Other pressing concerns included increasing technology complexity and a growing sense of educational disequilibrium. By Charles Sosnik.

Survey: Cyber Security, Broadband and Budget Key Concerns for School Tech Leaders


CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) today released the findings from its 2018 K-12 IT Leadership Survey Report. Also, continuing the trend of previous years, budget constraints remain a top challenge for school technology leaders. edtech Ed Tech Ticker Research Policy News

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


Founded in 1992, the organization regularly surveys its network about what materials they want and shares this information with publishers. That line of communication is a key component of this project, says Mark DeLoura, the chief technology officer of Games and Learning.

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What to Do Right Now If You Are Looking for a Job in Edtech


A mid-March survey by HolonIQ, an education market research firm, of the impact of COVID-19 on organizations suggests that educational institutions will be hit hard : 91 percent of respondents indicated they expect to be moderately or substantially worse off in the short term.

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Reader Survey: What’s on Your Back To School Wishlist?


What edtech tools are you looking forward to using next year? What edtech tools are you looking forward to using next year? 7% Furniture/New Learning Spaces 3% Security technology (cameras, ID systems, etc.) WHAT ARE YOUR CURRENT FAVORITE EDTECH TOOLS?