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Short Cycle Efficacy Trials Key to Personalized Learning

This fall the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation made grants of $1.3 million for short cycle efficacy trials. Three “test bed networks” each received $100,000: New Schools for Chicago, NYC iZone, and the Bay Area Innovation Hub. Five platforms shared the balance: BrightBytes, CFY (PowerMyLearning), eSpark, Motion Mat...

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Getting Smart Predictions Revisited

It's hard to believe its been three years since writing Getting Smart. The book included a list of 1, 5, and 10 year predictions. We thought it was time to revisit the predictions and provide an update.

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EdTech 10: Out with the Old, In with the New

Here are the top events of this past week, but if you’re feeling nostalgic, check out Tom’s 30 Best Blogs of 2013. If you’re feeling hopeful, check out 14 Developments to Watch for in 2014. If you’re feeling euphoric because you have the next two weeks off and actually might find time for yourself, check out al...

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Class Messenger Provides Next-Gen Classroom Communication

Teachers put a lot of effort into tweeting, blogging, email etc. but like TV advertising…have no idea if it’s working. We’re making our big push in 2014 to start changing that by giving them the data on their communication.

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Door #24 – New Math App for Blended Classrooms

This Math App provides teachers and parents with a tool to help kids build an understanding of the base ten number system, knowledge of number relationships, and a deeper understanding of mathematical operation and the relations between them.

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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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Deeper Learning For Every Student Every Day, Released!

Published today, Deeper Learning for Every Student Every Day is dedicated to dispelling the myths around Deeper Learning and proving that it can happen in any school, with all students, and every teacher.

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Better & More Writing: 14 platforms & 31 Apps

Math gets all the love--at least that appears to be the case in the edtech world. But applications of automated essay scoring have been growing steadily for 15 years. The shift to digital instructional materials, preparations for state online assessment, and a new crop of writing apps is adding new energy to digital EL...

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