10 K12 education trends to look for this year

eSchool News

We may technically be in the middle of a school year, but starting a new calendar year has us looking at and forecasting the new K12 education trends we expect to see in 2019. In fact, we’re excited to see what role these trends will play going forward and into the 2019-2020 school year.

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Explore the limitless possibilities of online learning in higher education using Linways AMS

Linways Technologies

How Linways AMS can be used to conduct online classes amidst the imminent CoViD19 crisis. Online learning has been a buzzword among the academic community. Schools, colleges and universities are temporarily closing to avoid the spread of Covid19, and promoting online learning.

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School of Me: Letting students study what they want, when they want is the latest education trend

The Hechinger Report

A fifth grader works on a digital lesson as part of a blended learning program. We have proven the fact that all children can learn — and can learn well — under the right instructional circumstances,” said Kenneth W. What is personalized learning?

Marketplace trend update: 5 tools to help you stay ahead of the curve

eSchool News

School leaders are expected to help their teachers use current technology to enhance learning, but at the same time, they must keep on top of future technologies that might soon impact teaching and learning. It goes without saying that technology is always changing.

Future Trends Forum #8, with Jim Groom: full recording, notes, and Storify

Bryan Alexander

On March 30 we had Jim Groom as our Future Trends Forum guest. This practice is not necessarily radical,not disruptive, but should be part of the fabric of how we teach and learn now. Users had to learn a galaxy of technologies (DNS, FTP, etc). Future Trends Forum Bava FTTE

Future Trends Forum #8, with Jim Groom: full recording, notes, and Storify

Bryan Alexander

On March 30 we had Jim Groom as our Future Trends Forum guest. This practice is not necessarily radical,not disruptive, but should be part of the fabric of how we teach and learn now. Users had to learn a galaxy of technologies (DNS, FTP, etc). Future Trends Forum Bava FTTE

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking


You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.

The messy reality of personalized learning

The Hechinger Report

In one class, Danusis introduces me to a lanky child in rain boots, who clicks through an online math program while chatting about a baby goat that’s being weaned in her backyard. Future of Learning. Mississippi Learning. We use Google all the time.

Friday 5 — 7.3.2015

Perry Hewitt

The first one: MOOC students are diverse, but trend toward autodidacts. Google released a real-time trends feature to provide live data on the 100 billion searches conducted each month. Friday Five age Friday5 harvard HBR marketing moocs online learning research search

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‘Everything has changed’: A look at K-12 education under coronavirus

The Hechinger Report

The teachers, I mean, they were trained up in two to three days to do remote learning. And, we’ve been looking at — what does it take to do online learning well? For a four-year old, the learning is play. This story also appeared in American Public Media.

Friday 5 — 9.23.2016

Perry Hewitt

As we perform more of our work collaboratively online -- suddenly, nothing seems as antiquated as a corporate "shared drive" -- there's a lot of value in knowing the range of features available.

Virtual field trips bring students face-to-face with Earth’s most fragile ecosystems

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Unlike textbooks or video, virtual reality fully immerses users in a dynamic virtual world – and the headset device can be as simple as a mobile phone inserted into an inexpensive Google Cardboard viewer. In my experience, it is a phenomenally effective learning tool.

The massive experiment in New Orleans schools that few have noticed

The Hechinger Report

NEW ORLEANS — A few years ago, with little fanfare or announcement, the New Orleans education system began a massive experiment that’s reshaping how kids learn across the city. Supporters in New Orleans say that, so far, personalized learning has been transformative. Future of Learning.

How Innovations in Voice Technology Are Reshaping Education


As a senior product manager, Sanchez looks for innovative opportunities to maximize learning experiences across devices and technologies. EdSurge spoke with Sanchez about new voice technologies—the impact they have on student learning and how his company is making the most of them.

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


In 2012, First Book , a nonprofit that provides affordable learning materials to kids in need, approached the publishers of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” and asked: Can you make a bilingual version of the popular children’s book?

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A school district is building a DIY broadband network

The Hechinger Report

The floor-to-ceiling glass wall between the high-tech fabrication lab and the hallway at Monticello High School in Albemarle County, Virginia, is meant to showcase the hands-on, self-directed learning done there. “I Sign up for our Blended Learning newsletter.

Bids to bring fiber internet to schools are denied funding seven times more often than other projects

The Hechinger Report

Online work has become a classroom staple for students around the country, but hundreds of thousands are still locked out because of inadequate internet connections. They can’t access online encyclopedias. They basically can’t access online anything. Future of Learning.

The Top 15 Tweets of 2015 from @coolcatteacher

The CoolCatTeacher

Education news and trends From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. 12 – 7 Things Every Educator Needs to Know About Online Learning. I led a Twitter chat that trended in the US for back to school. News & Trends About me

Education Looks Eastward: Snapshots from Beijing's Global Education Technology Summit


Teachers are revered , most families spend about a third of their income on their children’s education, and most students spend at least an hour a day on some kind of online learning. China had a reputation for copying technology from Silicon Valley, but these days the country has developed its own unique technology environment—what a new book by Kai-Fu Lee, former head of Google China, calls an “alternate internet universe.”

2011 Virtual School Symposium

The Electric Educator

This week I am hanging out in Indianapolis at the Virtual School Symposium sponsored by the International Association for K12 Online Learning ( iNACOL ). Today I let an all day pre-conference on Google Apps for Education. conference online learning

Return of the Virtual Reality Hype Cycle (What’s Different This Time?)


With headlines like “ Virtual Reality Learns How to Get Into Classroom ,” which The Wall Street Journal ran this February, the hype cycle around VR’s potential in education has returned. On the other end of the market, Google is offering its $15 Cardboard alongside Expeditions, which takes viewers on virtual field trips. million people created accounts, adopted avatars, and played out their lives in this online virtual world.

Information Sharing at the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Digital Promise

Prioritize sessions that were most relevant to my work—that is, engaging adults in online and blended learning paradigms—and download collaborative notes (with presentation slides and speaker info) from the sessions I couldn’t attend. Multi-directional Learning. Online.

?Blockchain, Bitcoin and the Tokenization of Learning


Take LiveEdu , for example, a Y Combinator-backed online learning company that touts itself as being the “next-gen Lynda.com,” referring to a platform that offers online courses and skills training. LiveEdu intends to offer user-created, project-based learning videos, and is currently undergoing an presale initial coin offering (ICO), where it aims to sell 8 million “EDU” tokens. Tokenized Learning According to data tracked by Coinbase , ICOs have raised nearly $3.4

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Pros and Cons of Using eLearning Software in Your Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

Lockdown aside, why are more teachers turning to online educational software? Technology allows you to teach and learn from any part of the world with Internet access and electricity. Learning Solutions Magazine Of course, specialized online periodicals had to land on the list.

8 Essential Books Every Tech-Minded Teacher Should Read

Ask a Tech Teacher

Modern teachers and educators need to adapt and keep up with the trends because that’s what their students are doing. 50 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom. Who Owns the Learning?: From Digital Natives to Digital Wisdom: Hopeful Essays for 21st Century Learning.

Learning and growing as educators


Finding time to engage in professional learning can present a challenge for educators. So how can educators engage in professional learning and find time to connect with other educators, when schedules and responsibilities make finding extra time difficult? Online learning.

Coronavirus is poised to inflame inequality in schools

The Hechinger Report

State and federal agencies have advised schools to create online learning plans to minimize the disruption to student learning. Most schools are completely unprepared – or, at best, woefully underprepared – for coronavirus and virtual learning. Future of Learning.

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


As a result, educators must stay on top of trends and pursue ongoing learning in technology. How to learn more about edtech options. When it comes to professional development for educators, it’s vital to learn about the edtech options available.

Speed Demons: How Quantum Computing Could Change Education


Usually the overall trend follows what’s known as Moore’s Law, with the speed of the fastest computer doubling every 14 months or so. You can follow the podcast on the Apple Podcast app , Spotify , Stitcher , Google Play Music or wherever you listen.

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To Attract Talent, Corporations Turn to MOOCs


When executives at tech giants Salesforce and Microsoft decided in fall 2017 to turn to an online education platform to help train potential users of products for their vendors, they turned to Pierre Dubuc and his team in fall 2017.

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Friday 5 — 5.22.2015

Perry Hewitt

For those of you already planning your Memorial Day driving routes, Google Maps has released useful, new features alerting users to delays and detours as you enter your destination. Related trivia: Google Maps also released the top destinations from Memorial Day 2014.

Create Effective Feedback With Education Technology

ViewSonic Education

Giving effective feedback is one of the best ways to improve student learning. With the right technology, instructors deliver timely, effective feedback with the power to achieve greater learning. Effective feedback doubles how quickly students learn.

#Supermuch teaching in the classroom and online

The CoolCatTeacher

We discuss what going to the next level in the classroom and in online learning means both at the secondary and college level. AND, if you are in need of PD, 10-Minute Teacher listeners get 20% off any online courses with code COOL20.

Flipping the higher ed new normal: from synchronous to asynchronous education

Bryan Alexander

What’s the best role for synchronous teaching and learning during a pandemic? Over the past few weeks the switch to wholly online learning has been represented by live video meetings. There is a student down the street who goes to Cornell and is now doing online classes.

Parents Are Getting More Involved in Remote Learning. Is That a Good Thing?


The shift to remote learning has been a big adjustment for my kids. Every day their mother and I wake up to teacher emails cataloging overdue assignments and a Google Classroom page brimming with new ones. Black’s study was narrow in scope and didn’t look at trends over time.