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Euro-favorite itslearning Powers Growing Number of US Districts

Class of 1998 students at Bergen University College on the western coast of Norway were puzzled that digital tools and the internet were rarely used in teaching. So they built a learning platform for their final project and the university became the first customer of itslearning.

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MobLab Brings Interactive Experiments To The Social Sciences

Students learn by doing experiments and experiencing how things work first-hand in the natural and physical sciences. In 2011, two Caltech scientists, Walter Yuan and Stephanie Wang, founded MobLab to bring such powerful game-based learning experiences to economics, management, and all of the social sciences.

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EdTech 10: Warming Up

With New England, much of the midwest and now the south experiencing a record breaking winter, this week’s EdTech news was anything but cold as stories were hot off the press as ever.

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K-12 LMS Edsby, Designed For Scale, Aimed At EdTech Holy Grail

Launched in Ontario in 2010, Edsby is aiming at the EdTech holy grail--a great learning platform for K-12 schools that is popular with students and parents, yet lets districts enforce policies and regional educational standards.

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Instructure Raises $40M, Launches Corporate Training Platform

Salt Lake City based Instructure has had a big month. California Community Colleges Online Education Initiative awarded a statewide course management contract, and has been announced to support Bridge, a cloud platform for corporate learning and employee engagement.

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Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC)

Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) accelerates educational innovation through applied technology to dramatically improve college readiness and completion in the United States.

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EdTech 10: Teamwork Makes The Dream Work

News stories of companies teaming up, reports on opportunities for potential collaboration and overall happenings of people coming together, be it through sharing resources or opinions, towards the common goal of enriching learning and teaching experiences.

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EdTech 10: Valentines or Singles Awareness Day Edu

It’s that time again. Whether you consider it Singles Awareness Day or Valentines Day, Team Getting Smart is here for you every week as we share the latest EdTech news we know that you’ll love to know.

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