Pete Carney

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Facebook and Gates Foundation join forces to promote education

After a successful education-focused hackathon last year, the two tech giants are expanding the program with two events, female teams, and prizes for the best ed tech apps.<p>Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have joined forces again to help develop more tech tools for education and …

Why Everyone Wants a Piece of Ed Tech

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The growing field of educational technology, or ed tech, is much more than putting tablets into classrooms. It’s changing the very way that students learn and teachers teach and it’s the hot investment of the moment. Venture capital in …

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Education: Eye On Education - Routledge

Routledge Eye On Education publishes practical books for teachers, administrators, and other educators. All of our publications are peer-reviewed. …

8 Outstanding iPad Apps to Create Tutorials and Flip your Classroom

Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design, screencasting, and interactive whiteboard tool that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and …

High-Tech in Higher Ed: How is Technology Impacting College Education? - Online Education.net

The world is going E, and so is college learning. From tablets such as the iPad to a widening expanse of electronic books available for purchase (and …

Classroom Technology News | Educational Apps | Bloom's Taxonomy

Here are a few things I bet you didn’t know you could do with Keynote:<b>More</b><p>Sponsored By:<p>Find out how schools are addressing IT challenges to expand …

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Best of TechEd 2014

The Best of TechEd (BOTE) North America Awards, produced by <i>Windows IT Pro</i>, recognize the innovative products and services showcased at Microsoft …

Autistic Children Find a Voice Through Ed Tech

We have been talking a lot about Educational Technology; from the use of Classroom Management Systems and the “flipped classroom,” to new web outlets …

24 Ed-Tech Terms You Should Know

If you’re a teacher or administrator who has been to an educational conference or sat in on a product demo featuring the latest classroom innovation, …

Building Global Competency and Helping to Reach Education for All Through Games and Apps

"Why aren't the boys required to leave school to fetch water?" It's just one of the questions about gender, clean water and access to education that kids are asking when they play a new free digital game called "Get Water." In the game, a fictional girl Maya in South Asia is pulled out of school by …

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ClassDojo<p>With the thousands of ed-tech tools available to teachers, it can be difficult to find those that work well and complement teaching …

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By Katrina Schwartz<p>Most teachers are happy doing their job — helping kids understand and make sense of the world around them. But there’s a growing …

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Getty<p>The largest segment of the $7.76 billion ed-tech market, according to the industry group SIIA is “instructional support,” which accounts for up …

The Top 12 Education Stories Of 2012

As technology infiltrates the classroom and as the skills required in our new economy change, how can we rethink education to better prepare us for the future?<p>Editor’s Note<p>Check out all of our 2012 round-ups in all these exciting areas:<br>• Architecture<br>• Cities<br>• Clean Tech<br>• Collaborative Consumption<br>• …

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30 Under 30: Kickboard's $2 Million Series A Fuels Momentum In Ed-Tech

FORBES 30 Under 30 alum Jen Medbery, founder of the web-based school analytics platform Kickboard, announced today that her startup has closed a $2 million series A round, bring the total fundraising to $2.8 million and underscoring continued optimism in the ed-tech space.<p>Kickboard was developed in …

Startups Search for the Best Ed-Tech Business Model

The world of ed-tech is booming, as 2012 was a big year for startups in the industry. Now, plenty of industry analysts are wondering: just what is the best model for ensuring students across the world have access to online courses?<p>Sixty percent of academic professionals agree teleconferencing and …

9 Latin American Education Startups You Should Know

The ed-tech space is heating up all around the world, and this is also true in Latin America, where online startups have the much-needed potential to disrupt education and democratize it.<p>This isn’t only about replicating successful US business models, as many of these would be useless in the …

Data, makers and MOOCs: 6 ed tech trends to watch at SXSWedu

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>If SXSW Interactive is “spring break for geeks,” SXSWedu is spring break for geeks who want to help the country turn out even …

Hacking education: Is Intel's Classmate PC program the first step?

Growing up, we might use a computer to take a typing test, or perhaps to work with an educational game. What Galinovosky suggests, though, is considerably different. Each of the Classmates computers can be tied to a system, to a specific teacher even, so that the computer can display relevant …

Bill Gates Gives SXSW Education Conference Keynote, Cites $9 Billion “Tipping Point” In Digital Learning

“We’ve gone from a blackboard to a whiteboard,” Gates said. And also: “Yoda is a great teacher.”<p>“I’m an optimist,” declared Microsoft and Gates Foundation founder Bill Gates during his standing-ovation-receiving keynote address this morning at the South by Southwest Education Conference. Gates was, …

5 Tech Companies Set to Impact Higher Ed in 2013

It's a great time to be in the education technology industry: venture capitalists have dropped a whopping $1.37 billion into the industry between the second quarter of 2011 and the second quarter of 2012.<p>That's a lot of cash, and a lot of opportunities for companies to seriously change the way we …

5 Unexpected Factors That Change How We Forecast The Future

We see the future in terms of technology, but if you actually want to do a better job guessing what will happen, it’s better to look at social, cultural, and environmental inputs.<p>Editor’s Note<p>This post is part of <i>Co.Exist</i>‘s Futurist Forum, a series of articles by some of the world’s leading …

Max Greenfield On Being An Axe Auteur

The New Girl star writes, directs, and stars in the web series Finding Susan Glenn.<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iR7NTPwSMeE<p>Max Greenfield is best known for playing Schmidt, the womanizing—and often shirtless—roommate on Zooey Deschanel’s FOX sitcom <i>New Girl</i>, and Axe, the men’s personal-care …

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Being Musical… Being a Music Teacher…

March was a month of conferences for me, the most recent of which was a conference where I had been asked to speak about (amongst some number of …