Doesn't matter what you call it - Snowmageddon, Snowpocalypse, or Snowzilla - the ridiculous amount of snow added to an already interesting week. Here are the top EdTech news stories you might have missed while you were busy surviving #Blizzard2016.
10 days ago by Getting Smart Staff
This will be the year when virtual reality begins to change teaching and learning. Forecasters are estimating that the combined augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) industries could be as big as $150 billion in 2020 with 25 million VR users by 2018.
14 days ago by Guest Author
Chromebooks now make up more than half of all devices in U.S. schools, up from nothing in January 2012 when they hit main stage at FETC. Google's Chromebooks make up 4.4 million of the 8.9 million devices sold to schools this year. 30,000 Chromebooks are activated every day.
one month ago by Tom Vander Ark
Practi combines a flexible content authoring tool for teachers/publishers with a gamified practice app for students and a robust analytics engine that captures learner practice behavior to enhance and inform further development of both content and practice.
2 months ago by Getting Smart Staff
The Foundation for Excellence in Education is igniting a movement of reform, state by state, to transform education for the 21st century economy. Excellence in Action, the organization’s flagship initiative, is working with lawmakers and policymakers to advance education reform across America.
While the proliferation of apps might tempt one to scour the app store in search of the perfect app, pedagogy should always precede technology or, in this case, pedagogy should always be the primary consideration.
2 months ago by Amber Chandler
As you begin gearing up for the 2015 iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium on November 8-11, we want to make sure you know about some new and exciting opportunities being offered that you’ll definitely want to add to your “must-do” list. This year’s theme is “Connecting Powerful Innovators” and these...
3 months ago by Getting Smart Staff