Amy Zapatka

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Ending the Classroom Factory Model: How Technology Will Personalize Education

The old model of education was built around the factory model – this will change, with the only question left being when this will happen, and what …

Digital Classrooms 2016

<i>Why 2016 is the year digital classrooms become the dominant paradigm and what infrastructure steps schools should take to be a part of it.</i><p>GUEST …

Education Technology

Newark may signify school dysfunction, but its successful education technology plan just won a national award

After several months of rather uninspiring reports out of Newark, New Jersey, here’s something that we might be thankful about: The public school …

8 Education Tech Startups To Watch

<b>Plugged into Silicon Valley technology and funding, these education entrepreneurs are on a fast track to bring their innovations to more students and</b> …

Education vs. Technology

Over the coming few weeks I plan to share my thoughts on the key differentiators in this sector and the spectrum of opportunities that the Ed Tech …

Classroom technology 'rarely used' by half of teachers

The Telegraph is reporting that nearly half of teachers rarely use the technology in their classrooms, with a lack of training holding many of those …

5 EdTech Tools to Try - Teacher Tech

The tool does not increase student engagement or increase student learning. How the teacher uses the tool and designs the learning environment makes …

10 Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 3

<i>Welcome to the third article in a series devoted to facilitating proper student internet interaction in the classroom. This classroom might be 1 to 1</i> …

An Apple for teacher: how tablets are changing education

"If you're writing poetry, write it. Don't type it in just because you can."<p>The classroom is changing, as new technologies dramatically alter the …

Badass Teachers Association

<b>BATs Educators Survey: Using Technology in Our Schools</b><p>BATs – there has been much concern about the impending ESEA Reauthorization (aka Every Child …

Top 50 EdTech Products For Educators

How do you know a good edtech product when you see one? In April, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan released a free guide to “help …

5 EdTech Tools To Create Exciting Camera Presentations - e-Learning Feeds

<b>Making Camera Presentations Exciting With These 5 EdTech Tools</b><p>A successful video presentation has a variety of qualities. The voice over or audio …

Education Technology

Making the Leap From the Classroom to the Edtech Industry

Edtech Business<p>Making the Leap From the Classroom to the Edtech Industry<p>By Mark Adato     Nov 30, 2015<p>Shutterstock<p>As a tech-savvy teacher, breaking …

Council to investigate how names of primary school children as young as nine 'at risk of radicalisation' became public

A council is carrying out an investigation into how the names of seven primary school pupils thought to be in danger of radicalisation became …

Radicalization