Fitbit for education: Turning school into a data-tracking game

The Hechinger Report

Neill Gregory, Fresno Unified School District software engineer. “We’re We’re trying to avoid kids opting out because they see these super-smart kids are just going to win and [they] can’t compete,” said Paul Scott, coordinator of Fresno Unified’s software development team.

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Storms over liberal education: notes on the 2016 AAC&U conference

Bryan Alexander

I hoped to move on from there to what I called “approaches”, ways of using tech that didn’t depend on a specific platform – i.e., gaming and gamification, blended learning, distance learning, MOOCs, mobile, and digital literacy.

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Reinventing The School Desk: Tip Tap Tap And The Internet of Things

Fractus Learning

Gamification for Learning. Instant access to student data was a key requirement consistently highlighted through both our primary and secondary research.

Education Technology and Data Insecurity

Hack Education

Always eager to associate itself with the latest tech craze, education technology embraced Pokémon Go with great gusto: “ Why Pokemon Go shows the future of learning gamification.” I’ll look more closely at discrimination by design – in software and in algorithms – in the final article in this series.) Details about the investments in test monitoring software can be found at

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