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Not everyone is a student, but we are ALL learners

<i>Five educational breakthroughs that will make learning finally belong to all of us</i><p>Let’s face it. The greatest challenge in schooling is establishing …

Khan Academy Buys Children’s App Developer, Duck Duck Moose, For $1

Edtech Business<p>Khan Academy Buys Children’s App Developer, Duck Duck Moose, For $1<p>By Tony Wan     Aug 27, 2016<p>Image Credit: Khan Academy<p>Like many …

Why Continuing Education Programs Are Poised to Become Hubs of Innovation

column | Postsecondary Learning<p>Why Continuing Education Programs Are Poised to Become Hubs of Innovation<p>By Michael B. Horn (Columnist)     Aug 30, …

Higher Education

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 …

Education Technology

11 EdTech Advances That Will Not Happen by 2020

Some negative predictions.

Education Technology

Is Our Education System Hurting Entrepreneurship?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a world beset by economic challenges, cultural discord and environmental deterioration, the English philosopher Sir Ken Robinson believes he has the solution to man’s most fundamental problems: Imagination.<p>An evolved notion of …

The future of education? It's a love story

column | Community<p>The future of education? It's a love story<p>By Alex Hernandez (Columnist)     Jun 18, 2012<p>flickr<p>There are two vibrant conversations …

4 Keys to Building a Great Startup Team

In many cases, a startup is only as good as the people behind it. The success of a business can heavily depend on whether the people involved are …

5 Tips for Edtech Entrepreneurs

If possible, connect with a school and set up a trial of your product in a classroom, or conduct an official study. How does your product work out in …

Bitcoin Investor Syndicate Breaks into AngelList Top 10

A bitcoin syndicate cracked AngelList's top 10 for the first time on 21st February, just one month after it was initially formed.<p>Created by bitcoin …

Venture Capital

For Education Entrepreneurs, Innovation Yields High Returns

Entrepreneurs are having a heyday. Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook graced the cover of <i>Time</i> magazine as Person of the Year, Ashton Kutcher played Steve …

Startups

Now There's A Davos Of Education And A $1 Million 'Nobel Prize' For Teachers

The Global Education and Skills Forum convened its second annual conference in Dubai from March 15 to 17th. The forum brought together world leaders, heads of state, international ministers of education, innovators, and experts looking to help solve a “global education crisis.”<p>It was a fascinating …

The TOP 50 Educational Apps for Children!

We love <b>educational apps</b> around our neck of the woods.<p>The children have an iPad and they are allowed to play the designated educational apps during …

The Complete Guide To Twitter Hashtags For Education

<b>What is a hashtag?</b><p>A word or phrase preceded by a “#.”<p><b>How do hashtags work?</b><p>Twitter can be a busy place with <i>lots</i> of tweets–and thus lots of “noise.”<p>A …

New Visual Tool Teaches Kids How to Code at Home

Tynker breaks programming down into visual blocks that teach concepts like animation in simple steps. “This is a visual programming language, so we …

SAMR Model Explained Through Examples

SAMR is one of the relevant learning models teachers can use to effectively integrate technology in education. I have been doing some readings into …

21 ClassDojo Tutorial Videos

Earlier this week I shared some information about ClassDojo's iPad mini and Nexus 7 contest. That post resulted in a few people emailing me with …

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Edtech App Learnist Aims for Personalization, Growth With Latest Update

For any startup, getting a user to download their app is only a small part of the battle. A successful sign-up is a “sticky” sign-up, where a user …

A Digital Future: K-12 Technology by 2018

Rapidly changing technology continues to make its mark on K-12 learning. The recently-released New Media Consortium Horizon Report details six …

Pearson on EdTech startups: 'These are kids that are going to change the world'

Company kicks off first three-month pilot of its Catalyst accelerator scheme while hailing 'laser focus' of education startups, including those fresh out of college<p>One of the more encouraging trends of the last couple of years has been the sight of traditional media companies breaking down some of …

Create your own online course

Beautiful course in 3 steps<p>Instantly create and edit online courses, forums and quizzes, share documents and embed any multimedia content straight …

Education Technology

10 Surprising Ways to Use Instagram in the Classroom

It’s not just the tweens and teens that are addicted to Instagram, it’s the teachers too! So instead of scrolling through your celebrity crush’s …

Building the Ideal Skill Set for 21st Century Employment

The most famous line from the 1996 Cameron Crowe film <i>Jerry Maguire</i> – “Show me the money!” – becomes a mantra begun by Rod Tidwell (Cuba Gooding Jr.) …

How to Use Social Media as Teacher PD

A few years ago, when Angie Miller, middle school ELA teacher, was invited to join Twitter, she refused. “I was anti-social media,” remembers Miller, …

A Short Guide to Terms Commonly Used in Blogging

I'm currently in the process of developing new digital handouts for my blogging workshops. One of the items that I'm adding to my handouts is a list …