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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Survey: Education Among Top Industries for AR/VR Investments

EdTech Magazine

Survey: Education Among Top Industries for AR/VR Investments. The vast majority — 86 percent — of respondents to the 2019 Augmented and Virtual Reality Survey Report agreed that by 2025, XR technologies will be as ubiquitous as mobile devices.

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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State of K–12 IT Survey Highlights Cloud Technology and Security [#Infographic]

EdTech Magazine

State of K–12 IT Survey Highlights Cloud Technology and Security [#Infographic]. Cloud migration and cybersecurity solutions are two important areas for K–12 schools looking to upgrade their IT infrastructure, according to a survey conducted by nonprofit organization Project Tomorrow.

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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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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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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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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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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

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.

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.

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.

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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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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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.

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.”.

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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Are K-12 teachers struggling to keep up with edtech?


Technology is changing the landscape of industries everywhere. Technology has paved the way for new opportunities to improve this crucial period of student growth. Behind the seemingly productive numbers for edtech is a permeating struggle that must be addressed.

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Two Models for Leveling Up How You Integrate Technology and Teaching

EdNews Daily

A 2019 Common Sense survey found that only four out of every 10 teachers consider the professional development that they received on the use of technology in the classroom to be effective. We’ll provide an explanation and an example of each level of technology integration.

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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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.

Technology May Have to Kill Public Education to Save It

EdNews Daily

Technology didn’t kill retail shopping. Technology tends to make things more efficient. A wave of technology in the 1970s and early 80s put a lot of people out of work, as newspapers changed from movable type to typesetting technology. 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

Use Analytics to Quantify Educational Technology’s Effectiveness and Risks

EdTech Magazine

Use Analytics to Quantify Educational Technology’s Effectiveness and Risks. Over the past five years, K–12 technology spending had a compound annual growth rate of about 8.67 If not, it’s time to consider an analytics platform that quantifies and qualifies technology use.

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?

Four Tips for Choosing the Right Edtech Resources


Yet, with with the wide variety of edtech resources available, it can be difficult to know where to begin. Through this work, we’ve developed four key strategies for choosing appropriate edtech resources. In addition, partner with the education technology provider in developing a plan that will meet your district’s curriculum and strategic goals. As a district, understand what your success criteria is before engaging with edtech companies.

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Limited Evidence in Edtech: Everyone Agrees – It Isn’t Their Fault

Digital Promise

to address an essential question: How might we collaborate to ensure evidence of impact, not marketing or popularity, drives edtech adoption and implementation? How might we develop a mechanism for funding research on edtech products? Create a type of “Consumer Reports” for edtech.

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Hype, Hope and Humblepie for Predictions About Digital Learning


It recently released a survey of 1,880 adults that seeks to understand how teachers, parents and the public view learner variability, students’ ability to reach high levels of academic achievement, and the use of education technology.

How User Experience Research Informs Edtech Design

MIND Research Institute

In each episode of the Inside Our MIND podcast, we take a look at issues and challenges facing education that we are working to address through research, technology and strategic initiatives.

Take Two: Clever’s Newest Effort to Help Teachers Try Before They Buy Edtech


There are at least two truisms when it comes to education technology: 1. That gung-ho initiative is something that Mark Racine, director of technology at Boston Public Schools, applauds. The San Francisco-based company is best known for its rostering technology that provisions user accounts for software, and a single sign-on service that makes it easy for students and teachers to log into and use tools purchased by district officials.

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A 3-step plan for smart edtech maintenance

eSchool News

In the past several years, school districts have invested time and money to upgrade and integrate new technology into schools. Your 3-step edtech maintenance plan. Featured on eSchool News IT Management edtech maintenance

"Teachers Talk Technology" Report Creates Snapshot of Classroom Technology Use


Today, MDR, a division of Dun & Bradstreet, released the second in its State of the K-12 Market Report 2018 series, Teachers Talk Technology , creating a snapshot of how teachers across the country are using classroom technology. News Research edtech Ed Tech Ticker Policy

Survey: Social Media Is Failing To Find Traction In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

Survey: Social Media Is Failing To Find Traction In The Classroom. Despite the expansion of EdTech tools as classroom resources, educators have not warmed to the idea of integrating social platforms as quickly as other types of classroom technology. Survey Methodology.

In Successful Edtech, Pedagogy Comes First—Devices Second

Digital Promise

Educational technology (edtech for short) can play a significant role in mitigating and solving this growing dilemma. Many school districts -- including mine in Middletown, NY-- are leveraging the power of technology with adaptive assessments and instructional software. An increasing amount of data around personalized educational models like "blended learning" and content-specific software suggests that edtech makes instruction in diverse classrooms more efficient.

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EdTech: Giving the ONE the power to dream

Fractus Learning

As the Director of Green Shoots , a Cape Town based education organisation that utilises EdTech, I am often asked about the benefits and impact of EdTech within a South African context. We start to tackle these issues by using EdTech to help make a change in ONE life at a time….

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Edtech is expanding access to learning–here’s how

eSchool News

A majority of educators (79 percent) and 86 percent of parents in a survey say edtech including laptops, video content, and STEM products, is becoming a crucial part of classroom education at every level. Related content: How edtech can humanize learning. “A

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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Nontraditional but More Collaborative: Edtech Trends for 2019


This article is part of a collection of op-eds from thought leaders, educators and entrepreneurs who reflect on the state of education technology in 2018, and share where it’s headed next year. As we look ahead to the future in edtech, we see an industry marked by significant change and stubborn challenges. 2018: A Lesson Review One frustration frequently expressed by Top Hat customers has to do with a lack of coordination among edtech solutions.

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