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The days of chalkboards and overhead projectors are slipping away. Increasingly, schools across the nation are using educational technology as part …

Education

Email, Google, Microsoft, and Our Academic EdTech Conversation | Technology and Learning

About 4-in-10 (40.84%) postsecondary institutions use Microsoft’s cloud based e-mail service (Office 365).<p>In comparison, about 2-in-10 (18.31%) are …

Education

Education Technology as 'The New Normal'

<i>This talk was given today at CENTRO's symposium "Data, Paper, Scissors Tech-Based Learning Experiences for Higher Education" in Mexico City.</i><p>Thank you …

Innovation

Unmet Needs in Special Ed. Are the Focus of New Ed-Tech Grants

Fifteen companies and organizations have won new grants to support developing ed-tech products for special-need populations, with the goal of …

Education

Some Android Apps Have 'Wormholes' That Can Lead To Attacks: Study

Hundreds of Android apps have wormholes” that allow bad actors to exploit mobile devices, according to a study by the University of Michigan. Google …

Students

Apple launches App Development Curriculum for college

Welcome to Apple College. School is in session.<p>Everyone I know has a mobile app idea. I even have a few, but little idea of how to build an iPhone app.<p>Last year, I tried learning code with Apple’s Swift Playgrounds iPad app. It schooled me in the basics of Swift, the new programming language Apple …

Education

No Sign of Edtech In Department of Education’s Full Federal Budget Proposal

On May 23, President Trump released his highly anticipated, full budget proposal, which includes massive cuts to the U.S. Department of Education …

Education

The deficit model is a business model, and ed-tech is a monster.

The deficit model is a business model. The assessment and ed-tech industries will not easily let it go. This business model prevents public education …

Education

The Guide to Google Drive Sharing – FREE eBook

My Island View<p>I recently read yet another article that questioned the effect of using technology in education. I believe it stated that there are 3.6 …

M-learning

EduTech: Keep your knowledge up during summer break with these apps

<i>EduTech is a 9to5Mac weekly series that focuses on technology’s application in education, lower and higher level, both for productivity and enjoyment. If you have suggestions for topics or specific questions you’d like to see answered, feel free to let me know. Catch up on past installments here.</i><p>As …

Students

Google Calendar Tips for New Users

As I wrote earlier this week on Free Technology for Teachers, Google Calendar keeps my life on schedule. I use Google Calendar for keeping track of …

Google

Four Online PD Opportunities With Me In June

Last summer more than 200 people joined me for online professional development. This summer is shaping up to have even more people earn professional …

Professional Development

Hacking Children's Learning: Why Gamification Technology Has The Answer

The problem with learning in recent years across all levels of schooling is that, somewhere along the way, we lost how to make it fun. Instead, it’s become a chore or punishment to kids and their parents. In reality, learning should be fun as it once had been.<p>There is hope that fun can be put back …

M-learning

15 reasons Apple leads the mobile enterprise

Apple Chief Financial Officer, Luca Maestri, set tongues wagging when he claimed the company had just set a “new enterprise revenue record”, though …

BYOD

Ed Tech Digest

Three years ago, in another somewhat futile attempt to reduce the backlog of resources I want to share, I began this occasional “Ed Tech Digest” post …

Education

Harnessing the Power of the Cellphone in Class

First Person<p>—Pixabay<p>Printer-Friendly<p>Email Article<p>Reprints<p>Comments<p>Sometimes I watch my students in the hallways before class starts and marvel at the …

BYOD

Where to Find Free Online Digital Marketing Training

A local plumbing contractor trying to get his business found online.<p>A recent college grad who just accepted a marketing position in a manufacturing …

M-learning

#NotAllEdTech Derails Critical Educational Technology Conversations | Higher Ed Gamma

Last month, Rolin Moe and I published an essay in EDUCAUSE Review highlighting ideological and sociocultural factors associated with the rise of …

eLearning

If Edtech Efficacy Research Ignores Implementation, How Does It Help Improve Education?

If we really want to understand how effective educational technology tools are for improving learner outcomes, we need to stop throwing the baby out …

Research

Global EdTech Investments And Outlook: 10 EdTech Companies You Should Know About

Is edtech poised to be one of the most profitable in the digital industry yet?<p>Last year, David Bainbridge, CEO of UK-based Knowledgemotion, published an article on <i>TechCrunch</i> titled “Edtech is the Next Fintech.” According to Bainbridge, a new education world has begun with investments in edtech set …

Education

Comcast's first crack at cellphone service is now available

If you've been wondering how Comcast's Xfinity Mobile wireless service would work in practice, you now have a chance to find out. The American cable giant has started sign-ups for people who at least have its internet service. As before, the focus is mostly on a low price in exchange for loyalty. …

BYOD

Technology in early child development: Good or bad?

Nearly every modern parent has given a tablet or smartphone to a child for entertainment at some point. These devices are simply easy and always on hand and may not harm the child if given to him once in a while. If parents hand out a device regularly, though, could the technology slow early child …

Health

Want to save your district $3 billion on edtech?

School districts are routinely being overcharged by at least $3 billion on ed-tech products, including hardware and software, each year–the …

Education

One Candidate’s Plan to Resist Trump by Teaching Kids to Code

Alec Ross knows Trump country well. The former Obama administration staffer hails from the heart of coal country in Charleston, West Virginia. He …

Technology

​New ISTE chief Richard Culatta outlines early vision for national edtech group

ISTE's new CEO Richard Culatta. (David Kidd)<p>Richard Culatta knows how to grab a crowd’s attention. Standing before a noisy audience of edtech leaders …

Education

Tribune Editorial: DeVos visit to Utah revives a really bad idea, school vouchers

Talk about refighting the last war.<p>Apparently, all it took for some folks to start thinking about dusting off the properly rejected idea of using …

Education

Trump Budget Reported to Use Title I, Research Aid to Push Choice

« School Infrastructure Spending Plan Introduced by House Democrats | Main | Betsy DeVos to Address American Federation for Children »<p><i>By Andrew</i> …

Education

All My BAM! Radio Shows About Ed Tech

Regular readers know that I do a weekly eight-minute online radio show with BAM! that accompanies my Education Week Teacher columns. They’ve become …

eLearning

Education Technology – Leadership key to EdTech success, by Natalie Burgess

<i>This latest extract from Education Technology is written by Natalie Burgess, Microsoft Teacher Ambassador, who looks at the barriers often facing</i> …

Students

Edutech Company AlmaMapper Acquires Fresher Recruitment Solutions Firm VibrantMinds

VibrantMinds has assisted to 200+ companies till date in freshers hiring.

Recruitment