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Trends | Coding, Electronics and Creativity Collide

It’s exciting to see how many schools and libraries are getting started with 3D design and 3D printing. But there is something else out there for teachers looking to bring maker-based learning into their classes this fall – electronics. Recently … Continue reading

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Trends | Venture Capitalists and EdTech

More than 500 VCs, corporate VCs, angel investors, investment bankers and CEOs of early stage and emerging growth companies will soon gather at the prestigious New England Venture Summit being held on December 9th, 2015 at the Hilton in Boston Dedham. Whether … Continue reading

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Trends | Micro-Credentials: Way Teachers Learn, Prove Expertise

BloomBoard, a leading professional development platform for empowering educator growth, and Digital Promise, a nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating innovation in education has launched a micro-credential system for educators. Digital Promise’s report, “Making Professional Learning Count: Recognizing Educators’ Skills with … Continue reading

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Trends | Gamification Working

Recent research surveying over 400 LMS users has found that e-learning gamification is not only widespread, but incredibly effective. Huge proportions of teachers and instructional designers (83 percent) use gamification functionality, like points and badges, built-into their LMSs. Even more … Continue reading

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Trends | K-12 Apps Grants Awardees

  The Library of Congress has awarded $950K in grants to three groups, Muzzy Lane Software (Newburyport, Mass.), the Indiana University Center on Representative Government (Bloomington, Ind.) and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason … Continue reading

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