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Trends | New Tech Funk

This school has funk. The mission of A. Maceo Smith New Tech High School is to be “an outstanding school of choice where students are engaged in project-based learning that develops 21st-century skills supported by technology that prepares them for a … Continue reading

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Trends | Be the Disrupter, Not the Disrupted

‘You be the disrupter, not the disrupted” — cautions a new whitepaper targeted to individuals, professors, universities and others in and around higher education who are directly involved in the online classes and training realm. “If education is the most … Continue reading

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Trends | For Edtech, No Slowing Down

Funding to education technology companies showed no signs of a slowdown in 2014, according to data from CB Insights, a leading tracker of high growth companies and investment activity. Edtech companies ranging from K-12 APIs and MOOCs to student-teacher messaging … Continue reading

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Trends | Emerge Education

As one can’t simply throw technology at an increasingly irrelevant education system, the marriage between technology and world-class pedagogy is what will force change, according to the leaders behind Emerge Education, a London based accelerator for education startups. They are bent on … Continue reading

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How to Make an IT Admin Happy

Are new interoperability standards a solution to integration headaches? GUEST COLUMN | by John Lepanto As a product manager who oversees third-party integrations at an edtech company, I am tasked with researching a lot of different products. And I do … Continue reading

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