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For Teachers With Classroom Technology: What's the Appetite for Innovation?

Jayne Miller wrote this on May 13, 2016


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This week we've been reading about buying edtech, futile attempts to define personal learning, measuring the success of classroom tech, and high schools in airports.

First things first: our fave story of the week came from The Hechinger Report. Nicole Dobo explores how schools measure success of their edtech. "More than ever, how to measure the success – or lack thereof – of educational technology is being debated among educators, policy wonks and academics," writes Dobo. It's a nice edtech thought-starter for the weekend.

I also recommend you click the EdSurge piece below authored by our own Eli Jameson, all about the connection between schools and edtech vendors.

Hope you enjoy this week's edtech picks - we'll be back with more next Friday.

More schools have modern Internet and computers. What are they doing with them? | The Hechinger Report

How to Have the Right Conversation With an Edtech Salesperson | EdSurge

Zuckerberg and Chan Hire Education Leader to Run Philanthropic Effort | The New York Times

Classroom Technologies Haven’t Reached Their Potential | EdTech Magazine

Virtual reality — from the living room to the classroom | TechCrunch

Deep Inside New York's JFK Airport, There's A High School | NPR Ed

This Mongolian Teenager Aced a MOOC. Now He Wants to Widen Their Impact. | The Chronicle of Higher Education

Stop Trying to Define Personalized Learning | EdSurge

Selecting the Learning Management System That is Right for Your School | Chalkup

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