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Top 5 new EdTech tools that you might use in your university


Most people don’t consider education technology to be such an important industry, but it’s actually gigantic. The technology is evolving rapidly, so it’s hard to predict what is going to happen in the next 20 or 30 years. What is the difference between the two technologies?

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Game Education: It’s in Their DNA – Guest Post from Courtney Pepe


At Dayton Hall Elementary School in Charleston, South Carolina, kindergarten teacher and Apple Distinguished Educator, Kristi Meeuwse, chose to pilot Tangible Play by Osmo because it is hands on and manipulative in nature. Game #4 – Sphero the Robot.

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How to Play: Models for Game-Based Learning #SXSWedu


As they get older, their experiences narrow from elementary to middle school. CATS - Center for Advanced Technology in Schools) Another developer (Possible Worlds) creates pre-instructional experiences. If you decide to crash the robot into the wall, it doesn''t break the game. Stick with mature technologies. Installed game on flash drives with executables to try and mitigate differences in access to technology. gamification sxswedu



Software & Online ALMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ) Alma Technologies has announced it is allowing any SQL-based business intelligence tool, such as Tableau and Jaspersoft, to access data from its modern, student information system and learning management system.

Re·Con·Figures: The Pigeons of Ed-tech

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Education technology has become so bound up in arguments about the necessity of technology, that it’s forgotten how to be anything other than the most loyal of servants to ideologies of machines, efficiencies, capitalism. It’s always sunny in education technology.

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

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The report is always a big deal in technology circles – “a tech industry event in its own right,” as Wired’s Steven Levy put it in 2012 – and many publications and pundits dutifully cover Meeker’s observations, often adding very little analysis of their own. I’d contend that the slide on the rapid acceleration of technology adoption, for starters, is dead wrong.). Why are certain types of technologies (and certain types of users) featured?