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Trends | Teachers, Data and EdTech

To support the product development efforts of K-12 edtech entrepreneurs, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation surveyed more than 4,600 teachers about how they use digital tools and student data to tailor student instruction. The findings from this research are … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | MindTap Mobile

Cengage Learning’s award-winning MindTap, a fully built course experience that integrates reading, homework, quizzing, multi-media assets and more into engaging, pedagogically sound learning experience for students, is now mobile. From their phones or other devices, students can stay organized, optimize small pockets … Continue reading

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Talent is Everywhere

Are we willing to do what it takes to spread opportunity around the world? GUEST COLUMN | by Jeremy Johnson It’s a widely acknowledged fact today that talent is evenly disbursed around the planet, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or background. … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Knewton.com

From arguably the global leader in truly adaptive learning is a cool tool just launched: Knewton.com is a free, open and personalized learning platform. Any individual can create or use state-of-the-art supplemental lessons to provide students with unique learning paths in real-time. Knewton’s adaptive learning … Continue reading

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The Tortoise and the Hare: An EdTech Tale

What’s taking the education technology revolution so long? GUEST COLUMN | by Leslie Tyler With another school year starting, we again hear the conventional story about new (and improved) technology will help revolutionize education, as it has everything else from … Continue reading

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