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KQED Article on Educator-driven Start Ups Address Education Needs and Technology Innovations

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 The Rise of Educator-Entrepreneurs: Bringing Classroom Experience to Ed-Tech October 4, 2012  By Katrina Schwartz   Most teachers are happy doing their job — helping kids understand and make sense of the world around them. But there’s a growing number of educators who are wading into entrepreneurship, frustrated at the lack of tools they need, and wanting to […]

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New Safe K12 education platform — supported by Google, MS, etc.

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Major Tech Companies Partner To Build Educational ‘Platform For Good’ Here’s something you don’t see every day. Facebook, Microsoft, Google, and other major tech companies have joined together. No, not to build a new phone or gadget. Instead, it’s far more important. They’ve partnered with non-profit organizationFamily Online Safety Institute (FOSI) to build A Platform For Good. […]

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Here Comes the Democratization of Higher Ed

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Harvard, MIT Venture Aims to Fill India’s Education Gap By Visi R. Tilak   How would you like to take courses from Harvard and MIT anywhere in the world? Professor Anant Agarwal from MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, heads an organization called edX, which he says has a vision to “Democratize education, transform lives and reinvent campus education.” […]

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New View of Learning from Jess3

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11 Real Ways Technology Is Affecting Education Right Now

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From http://edudemic.com/ Thursday, August 30, 2012 2:15 pm, Posted by Katie Lepi 4 | TRENDS The amount of technology flooding into classrooms may vary widely, but there’s no denying that it’s a red-hot trend in education. A new study further bolsters this idea as it’s found that digital devices are saving students time, are widely accepted, and are actually making students more […]

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Connected Educator Month: Tips From 33 Educators

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 From the New York Times– Great Ideas from Brilliant Teachers! By KATHERINE SCHULTEN Stacy BrownErin Olson, an English teacher in Iowa who is featured in our post, uses Twitter-like technology to enhance classroom discussion. Go to related 2011 article » The U.S. Department of Education has declared August Connected Educator Month, and since we’d be nothing without the teachers we’ve connected […]

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EdWeek’s Top 10 EdTech Stories for 2011

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The editors at Education Week have handpicked memorable articles from 2011. Below are ten of the most significant stories from our 2011 coverage of education technology. Take another look at the reporting and analysis in these stories from our expert team of reporters. For more compilations, visit our complete collection of memorable Education Week stories from the past year. 1. Scandal Clouds […]

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Graphic: Internet Impact on Education

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https://www.seo.com/blog/internet-changed-education-infographic/

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The Education Crisis Rivets Attention in Films

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Race to Nowhere shows the desperate situations in several geographically spread areas, and the efforts of parents and others to organize to improve conditions. This film points to the importance in educating the whole child, in involving parents and the community, rather than focusing only on test scores. In pursuit of A’s, American students are driven […]

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Learning Is Delightful

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…if we don’t spoil it with clumsy efforts to control it, if we use a light, caring, skilled, technologically and psychometrically advanced touch to orchestrate learning. Leveraging exemplary resources, honoring teachers, adding our talent, expertise, and concern to that of professional educators, we can support individualized learning for each learner.  All humans deserve to learn […]

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