Edtech Industry Magnate Michael Moe Makes a Pivot


Together they have run the ASU GSV Summit , the annual must-go-to event for business leaders and investors in edtech. In 1996, I wrote a white paper called “The Dawn of the Age of Knowledge,” which was really a thesis about what I felt was going on in the growth economy.

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16 Great NonProfits Working to Support EdTech in Schools

Tom Murray

iNACOL provides a myriad of resources, white papers, and tools to implement a more personalized approach to technology infused learning and holds a Blended and Online Learning Symposium each year. Prior to my role as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools ® , I spent 14 years in a public school in Pennsylvania as an elementary and middle school teacher, middle school and elementary principal, and district level technology director.

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Proposed W3C priorities for education

Ed Tech Now

A white paper proposing key ed-tech priorities for the world wide web Continue reading → Standards processes edtech edupub IMS IMS GLC IMS QTI SCORM Simple Sequencing TinCan W3C xAPI

Meet Caliper, the Data Standard That May Help Us (Finally) Measure Edtech Efficacy


Today, a growing number of edtech companies are also signing on to use Caliper, which offers improved data architecture and ease of implementation. But these resemble the old paper gradebooks of the past, displaying only grades. OpenEd published a new white paper and sample code at IMS showing how any edtech company can use Caliper to measure efficacy of these blended learning resources.).

Tech Solving the Intolerable Motionlessness of Reading

EdNews Daily

They lie on paper in black and white, unmoving. The motionlessness of written words shouldn’t be the first exposure schools give to reading because youth’s attention typically moves about and will rarely deflate to a full stop for flat words on paper. By LeiLani Cauthen.

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Adobe Flash 2020 Retirement: The 5 R’s Strategy for Teachers

ViewSonic Education

Many teachers are still using EdTech that is generations behind other schools. In our research (link to white paper) we found that around 50% of such native applications that allow content creation within the interactive displays utilize Flash still.

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Complement and ‘commoditize’ teachers, but don’t substitute for them with tech

The Christensen Institute

A new white paper, “ Teaching in the Machine Age: How innovation can make bad teachers good and good teachers better ,” by Thomas Arnett of the Clayton Christensen Institute uses the theory of disruptive innovation to show why and clarifies the three ways in which technology is set to emerge alongside of teachers. Education Blog Blended learning digital learning disruptive innovation Edtech education education reform education technology online learning schools teachers

How K–12 Schools Can Create Flexible Seating in the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out the basics of a modern learning environment. A flexible classroom is a learning environment that utilizes an “agile physical setup that will accommodate both independent and group work,” according to a CDW white paper on constructing modern classrooms.

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Building a blended-learning leadership pipeline

The Christensen Institute

As Lois Yount, a principal in Galt Joint Union Elementary School District in California, said in an interview for our white paper, Schools and Software : “I have put lots of time and energy into the [teachers] who are buying into the change, then they share it out… They become the leaders of your change.”. By definition, blended learning incorporates the human touch.

How to succeed with online PD for teachers


Online training for teachers is the perfect opportunity to also train them to use edtech and other online tools. White paper: Using NEO for professional development for teachers. Professional development (PD) for teachers is an ongoing process.

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Today's Newsletter: Some Vital Statistics for Educators


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Q&A: Rod Houpe Uses Evidence to Drive Change in Schools

EdTech Magazine

Houpe, along with colleagues Renee Patton, director of education for Cisco , and Sonny Magana, founder of consulting firm Magana Education , are part of Cisco’s K–12 Executive Council, a team of thought leaders who produced a white paper about organizational change as a driver of educational digital transformation. Houpe spoke with EdTech about the white paper and the ways in which the Fourth Industrial Revolution is driving digital transformation.

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Technology Makes or Breaks Esports Programs

EdTech Magazine

MORE FROM EDTECH: See why educators embrace the benefits of esports. DOWNLOAD: Get CDW’s white paper “A Modern Learning Environment.”. Technology Makes or Breaks Esports Programs. amy.burroughs_26341. Thu, 01/17/2019 - 13:47.

To Leverage Tech in Writing Instruction, This Superintendent Channeled Justin Bieber


It is possible that Americans write more today than they ever have—emails, tweets, text messages, blog posts, memos, position papers. Cotton says that clear, specific feedback takes time, “especially when you’re a high school teacher and you have three classes of close to 30 students each and you’re talking about 90 papers, at least, that you’re providing feedback for.”

?Blockchain, Bitcoin and the Tokenization of Learning


A handful of other universities (and even preschools ) now accept Bitcoin for tuition, but that’s hardly the extent of how blockchains and tokens are weaving their way into education: Educators and edtech entrepreneurs are now testing out everything from issuing degrees on blockchains to paying people in cryptocurrency for their teaching. According to the company’s white paper , EDU tokens will initially cost about $1 USD per 12 EDU tokens.)

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How to Embrace Unconventional Classroom Designs

EdTech Magazine

To learn more tips, download the CDW•G white paper, “ A Modern Learning Environment. ”. by EdTech Staff. How to Embrace Unconventional Classroom Designs. jena.passut_7651. Fri, 04/20/2018 - 15:10. Despite the abundant technology advances that have taken place over the past century, many classrooms still have something in common with the one-room schoolhouses of yore. Desks are arranged in orderly rows and the teacher stands in front.

Schools Need Robust Networks to Support Internet of Things

EdTech Magazine

SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! An IDC white paper, “ Prepare for Billions: The IoT 2020 IT Readiness Indicator ,” measures organizations’ IoT strategy and infrastructure planning based on cloud-first delivery; data flow and action control; governance, risk management and compliance; and advanced analytics and insight. Schools Need Robust Networks to Support Internet of Things. jena.passut_7651. Fri, 06/01/2018 - 11:52.

ICE 2019: Physical Arrangement Sets the Tone for K–12 Modern Learning Environments

EdTech Magazine

DOWNLOAD: Get CDW's latest white paper on constructing modern learning environments. Kelly is a senior editor with EdTech: Focus on Higher Education. ICE 2019: Physical Arrangement Sets the Tone for K–12 Modern Learning Environments. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 02/26/2019 - 12:04.

Unless You Ask, the Answer is No: iCERI 2016


The requirements to present included: submitting an abstract for a white paper to a panel, submitting the fully formatted white paper after being selected, and then actually showing up in Spain to present the research.

Why K–12 Districts Should Use HCI to Improve Their Data Centers

EdTech Magazine

MORE FROM EDTECH: How K–12 schools can avoid making data center mistakes. According to a white paper from CDW , there are seven unique benefits to adopting hyperconvergence: 1. Why K–12 Districts Should Use HCI to Improve Their Data Centers. eli.zimmerman_9856.

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What’s the difference between blended and personalized learning?

The Christensen Institute

But this take on blended learning is short-sighted: it conflates the particular edtech tools gaining traction in schools with blended learning as a modality that stands to evolve as edtech tools themselves do. For those interested in definitions circulating in the field, the best synthesis I’ve recently seen is the appendix of the Rhode Island’s statewide personalized learning initiative white paper).

Impero Software Announces New Version of its Flagship Product – Impero Education Pro – at ISTE 2018


It partnered with advocacy organizations to produce white papers at the 2017 and 2016 Digital Citizenship Summits.

Learner Variability: The Why of Personalized Learning from Tom Driscoll


Learn more from Tom by following him on Twitter: @Mr_Driscoll. Over the past few years, in several different roles, I have researched and experimented with various frameworks and approaches to Personalized Learning.

5 Steps K-12 Schools Need to Consider When Moving to the Cloud

EdTech Magazine

SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! Learn more about the potential benefits of incorporating the cloud into your infrastructure in the CDW white paper " Hybrid Clouds Deliver the Best of Both Worlds.". by EdTech Staff 5 Steps K-12 Schools Need to Consider When Moving to the Cloud. eli.zimmerman_9856. Mon, 08/06/2018 - 13:11.

Trade Shows: When to Go and What to Do When You Get There


Your company might have a white paper on SEL, for instance, or a blog post on improving parent-teacher communications that would be relevant.

Impero Software Announces Philip Walters as its New Chairman


It partnered with advocacy organizations to produce white papers at the 2017 and 2016 Digital Citizenship Summits.

Impero Education Pro v6.3 wins Tech & Learning TCEA Best of Show Award


It partnered with advocacy organizations to produce white papers at the 2017 and 2016 Digital Citizenship Summits. Austin, TX, Feb. 28, 2018 – Impero Software’s flagship product , Impero Education Pro, has won a TCEA Best of Show Award from Tech & Learning magazine.

Impero Software Names Richard Fuller as New CEO and Announces its New Austin, TX Headquarters in the U.S.


The company has partnered with advocacy organizations to produce white papers at the 2017 and 2016 Digital Citizenship Summits. Simi Valley, CA, Feb.

One University's Approach to Innovation: ‘You Have to Go Slow to Go Fast’


And, I think even sometimes ten years down the road they realize "Oh, so when I was writing that 25-page research paper, you know that actually does give me really important skills and project management.”. So, we created a really extensive white paper for them. And, so now we're thinking about tailoring these to make them more consumable for a public audience—to put our white papers, blogs, and we're now featuring some experts in podcast interviews.

My Game Changers from FETC

Tech Helpful

Coming to FETC for the first time has been a major highlight of my edtech career. When one of the Vice Presidents of Microsoft shared their white papers on digital inking I got excited to read the research. I go back home today with an edtech toolbox full of new ideas.

Impero Software Partners with Mental Health America to Help Identify Mental Health Concerns in Schools


It partnered with advocacy organizations to produce white papers at the 2017 and 2016 Digital Citizenship Summits.

Epic Guide To Game Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

5 Lessons Video Games Can Teach EdTech Developers. Game Based Learning Research and White Papers. 100+ Game Based Learning Resources to Get Started in Your Classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Games are fun.

#SmartSeries Refresh | Data Backpacks: Portable Records & Learner Profiles


A lot has happened in the world of digital learning since ExcelinEd’s Digital Learning Now initiative and Getting Smart released the first Smart Series paper in August 2012. Download the full paper. SmartSeries Refresh | Smart Series Guide to EdTech Procurement.

Not Another Dashboard: K-12 Interoperability Efforts Aim to Inform (Not Just Report)


How that information from edtech tools is stored, exported, and made accessible to educators remains inconsistent. A white paper calling for a Next Generation Digital Learning Environment (NGDLE), published by EDUCAUSE in 2015, proposes a framework for how an ecosystem of digital tools, including the learning management system (LMS), can better support instructional needs, beyond recording grades and sharing syllabuses and links to course materials.