Edtech Incubators are Fading. Here’s What Will Replace Them.


At the end of November, Kurshan along with her PennGSE colleagues, Michael Golden, now Executive Director of the Catalyst program and Jenny Zaph, the Director of the Master’s in Education Entrepreneurship program, will put those ideas to the test: They are hosting two “Entrepreneurship in Education” workshops in San Francisco, aimed at entrepreneurs starting companies and schools, another step on a path of delivering a more robust program of networking and startup advice.

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Taking the First Steps Towards Teaching With Video Games


Educators at Nordahl Grieg Upper Secondary, a public high school in Norway, are taking a unique approach to teaching that treats video games as just another classroom tool. When they host their workshops for teachers, they start off with these steps: Show That It Works.

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The Resurgence of 3D Printers in Modern Learning Environments

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At Penn State, a weekend workshop for educators focused on how to use 3D design software and printers. The Resurgence of 3D Printers in Modern Learning Environments. eli.zimmerman_9856. Mon, 06/10/2019 - 09:56.

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Part 3: STEM, STEAM, Makers: Over 25 STEM and PBL Competitions

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10 More Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 4

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First MakerBot Innovation Center at a high school opens

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After numerous classroom projects and strong demand from their students, they decided in the spring of 2016 with the support of the school district to massively elevate 3D printing by installing a MakerBot Innovation Center, making MOHS the first secondary school worldwide with such an offering.

Game On: How Four Community College Professors Spawned the CUNY Games Network


Active professionals within this network have put on numerous GBL workshops for interested CUNY faculty members and have developed both board and paper (e.g. As noted in a BMCC press release announcing the award, “the project aims to impact STEM education across the country by providing free, open-source gaming materials to secondary and post-secondary institutions through downloadable curricula, game software, video tutorials, and professional development materials for faculty and staff.”

Tips and Scoops from ASU GSV That You Won’t Find on the Agenda


It’s very easy to feel FOMO, across all the panels, keynotes, workshops, receptions and serendipitous meetings in the hallways. Frontline Seeks a New Frontman Frontline Education, which offers a slew of administrative and human resources software for K-12 districts, is seeking a new CEO.

Fewer Deals, More Money: U.S. Edtech Funding Rebounds With $1.2 Billion in 2017


MOOC companies typically account for the bump in the “Post-Secondary” category, but aside from Coursera’s $64 million Series D round, few other companies focused in higher education scored a large deal. We’ve seen the most interest in SaaS (software-as-a-service) models where the product is complementary to an existing platform.”. Is education technology investing back on track? Are investors still eager to put their money in education startups? The answers depend on who you ask.

6 Android Apps to Try on a Chromebook

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Update your Chromebook software. To get Android apps on your Chromebook, first update your Chromebook software. This little whiteboard app is a great one for students, especially secondary students.

Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Electronic Village Online (EVO) has developed as a community of practice that in 2001 facilitated a program of online discussions and workshops that have been held every year since then each January-February.

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

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I was there for a few reasons, starting with having the fine opportunity to lead a pre conference workshop, followed by presenting on two panels, helping out with a Twitter component, and reconnecting with dozens of friends and colleagues. Preconference workshop.

The Makings (and Misgivings) of a Statewide Effort to Personalize Learning in Massachusetts


Formed in December 2016 by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (MESE) and the. Kenneth Klau, Director of Digital Learning, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. MAPLE facilitates networking events, focus groups, workshops and “learning tours” where educators visit each other’s schools. Public and private sectors both shape how students are prepared for future jobs and career opportunities.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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Or the company will have to start charging for the software. In 2018, Mozilla said it would retire Backpack, its platform for sharing and displaying badges, and would help users move their badges to Badgr, software developed by the tech company Concentric Sky.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Conference strands include Teaching with Technology, Student Devices, Online Learning, Subject Specific Ed Tech, Creative Ed Tech, Web 2.0 & Social Software, and Administrative Support. The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 8th Play is the highest form of research.

The Business of Education Technology

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Here are the areas that have seen the most ed-tech investment activity so far this year: Learning to code : Investments include Galvanize ($45,000,000), Codecademy ($30,000,000), Andela ($24,000,000), Wonder Workshop ($20,000,000), Revature ($20,000,000). The pressure to move towards digital assessments has fueled schools’ investments in hardware and software more than any other argument about the importance of ed-tech.

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” The details: “The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) ruling came after a secondary school student in Germany downloaded a photograph of Cordoba from a travel website to illustrate a presentation which was then published on the school website.” NPR on the latest show from Sesame Workshop. Procare Software has raised an undisclosed amount of money from Warburg Pincus.