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Education Technology Success Stories

IO Education: Consolidating Student Data to Drive and Empower Student Success

September 14, 2016

Company is Helping Over 5,000 Schools Improve Outcomes by Making Better use of Five Million Student Records. Here’s How. EmergingEdTech recently spoke with IO Education’s CEO, Michael Williamson, about the worthwhile work they are doing to help schools and teachers improve student outcomes. IO Education helps schools reel in and better leverage the disparate data […]

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Educators – Share Your Instructional Technology Success Stories!

September 1, 2016

We all Love to Hear From Other Practitioners About Their Meaningful Uses of Technology to Improve Learning As we head into a new academic year, I am reaching out to educators everywhere with hopes that many of you would like to share your favorite uses of tech in the classroom with your colleagues. Anyone who […]

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This NYC School Integrates Games in ALL Subjects, and Kids Love it

April 12, 2016

Image Source Quest to Learn (a.k.a. Institute of Play) is an Inspiring Example of the Potential for Schools to Succeed With new Models That Make Learning Truly Engaging If you think that digital games have no place at school, or that it is too early to try them in class, think again. A school based in […]

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Getting to Know Knovation – Curated, Contextualized, Managed OER for K-12

March 31, 2016

Knovation Makes Open Educational Resources More Manageable and More Efficient Many schools are looking to lower costs by transitioning away from text books to Open Education Resources. EmergingEdTech applauds this effort! This is particularly important in higher education, where text books costs are almost always student’s responsibility, and many text books cost hundreds of dollars. […]

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16 Ways the 2016 Horizon Report Indicates That Higher Ed is Undergoing a Seismic Shift

February 16, 2016

“The Only Constant is Change” – Heraclitus Most of us in higher education realize that the winds of change are blowing strong. Some of the gusts may be damaging, but some can also provide a breath of fresh air and promise. While there are many who decry the push for higher education to better prepare […]

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Help Deliver Better Learning From Textbooks with the OpenStax College “Concept Coach”

November 19, 2015

OpenStax College is Testing Embedded Coaching Software for Their OER Textbooks … and YOU can Help. More and more teachers, administrators, and #edtech enthusiasts like yours truly are becoming big fans of the work that OpenStax College is doing. Backed by grants from the Gates Foundation and the Hewlett Foundation among others, this Rice University […]

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Shaping Student Success: Change the Attitude, Improve the Aptitude, Achieve Results

August 24, 2015

Exploring the World’s Largest Online Library of K-12 Standards-Aligned Resources That Link Assessment to Instruction “Change the attitude and you change the aptitude.” It’s a teaching philosophy that schoolteacher Tony Sanders firmly holds. Last year, Sanders taught math and statistics to juniors and seniors with learning differences at Kingsbury Day School in Washington, D.C. Early […]

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Flipped Classroom Pilot Results in 14.5 Percent Fewer DFW Grades

March 19, 2015

Piloted Course Offerings With Flipped Lessons Consistently Yield Better Outcomes Having seen increasing data supporting the effectiveness of flipped teaching and learning techniques throughout 2012 and 2013, The Provost and CIO* at The College of Westchester sought to trial the flipped classroom in a structured pilot. Over the course of 2014, flipped instruction techniques were […]

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Education Technology Thought Leader Interview – D2L Founder & CEO John Baker

February 15, 2015

D2L is a recognized innovator in the Learning Management System market space, regularly incorporating emerging technologies in their flagship LMS, recently renamed “Brightspace“. In this interview, D2L’s CEO John Baker, who has provided visionary leadership since he founded the company in 1999, shares examples of many ways that teachers and schools are leveraging advanced functionality […]

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January’s Favorite Education and Instructional Technology YouTube Videos

January 29, 2015

5 Short Videos that are Long on Information and Powerful Insights! In this month’s best of YouTube cull, sink your senses into videos exploring multimedia learning, hybrid learning, and the potential of flipped learning. Consider the realities of the #edtech ‘revolution’ and get inspired by the transformational power of technology … How to optimize students’ […]

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