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‘eLearning Olympics’ Encourages Using Interactive Online Programs

‘eLearning Olympics’ Encourages Using Interactive Online Programs

April 4, 2013

We love local programs that integrate online learning apps in new and interesting ways! A community organization is trying to increase interest in a Jefferson County Public Schools initiative to help students struggling in class. The program developed by Louisville Central Community Centers is being called eLearn Olympics. Those two online programs presented help students [...]

MOOC Round-Up

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March 26, 2013

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Editorial Response: Why EdTech Gives Me The Willies

Editorial Response: Why EdTech Gives Me The Willies

March 13, 2013

My concerns about edtech aren’t so much that someone might make money — that’s already happening in education and everywhere else, and has been for years. Even the personal politics of some of persuasion… Read the full article …

Jason A. Llorenz: Bill Gates to SXSWedu: We Aren’t Doing Enough to Spur the Advance of Education Technology

Jason A. Llorenz: Bill Gates to SXSWedu: We Aren’t Doing Enough to Spur the Advance of Education Technology

March 13, 2013

Edtech — shorthand for broadband-powered education technology — holds the potential to transform learning from a classroom-bound process, whereby groups of students are taught by a single teacher at any given time, to a rich, personalized experience for each student. Read the full article …

SlateScience Debuts SlateMath at SXSWedu

SlateScience Debuts SlateMath at SXSWedu

March 7, 2013

Learning math can be daunting and sometimes overwhelming. Enter SlateScience, whose debut app, SlateMath hopes to end math frustration before it begins. Plus, the app adapts to a child’s strengths and weaknesses while she plays. How cool is that? SlateScience’s CEO and co-founder, Guy Vardi, was kind enough to explain how SlateMath makes learning more intuitive, while adhering [...]

Massive Open Online Courses MOOCs Touted at SXSWedu

Massive Open Online Courses MOOCs Touted at SXSWedu

March 7, 2013

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) will not replace universities but will force them to rethink how they educate their students, leaders of two of the leading MOOCs predicted at this week’s SXSWedu conference. Massive open online courses will change higher education, say Coursera and edX execs, pointing to some free online classes from top universities [...]

SXSWedu Brings Educators, Innovators and Policy Makers Together

SXSWedu Brings Educators, Innovators and Policy Makers Together

March 6, 2013

The education portion of SXSW is attracting teachers, inventors and policy makers from all over the world. The four-day event started Monday at the Austin Convention Center and the Hilton Austin hotel downtown. The festival started in 2011 and has grown from 800 attendees to nearly 5,000 this year. Companies from as far away as Norway and [...]

SXSWedu Panel Addresses Impact of Online Courses, Colleges

SXSWedu Panel Addresses Impact of Online Courses, Colleges

March 6, 2013

Higher education institutions can graduate more students by shifting the landscape of college classes toward innovative technological learning models, according to a panel of higher education. The panel was part of SXSWedu, a four-day event that hosts education panelists and speakers and is part of the annual South By Southwest conference and festival. “When I [...]

Mike Green: SXSWedu Launches Next Big Idea: Inclusive Competitiveness

Mike Green: SXSWedu Launches Next Big Idea: Inclusive Competitiveness

March 6, 2013

No inclusive innovation framework or economic transformation can be developed without strong support from local institutional powers. Read the full article …

6 EdTech Trends to Watch at SXSWedu #SXSWedu

6 EdTech Trends to Watch at SXSWedu #SXSWedu

March 4, 2013

Kicking off Monday in Austin, Tex., the conference attracts entrepreneurs, investors, school leaders, policy makers and others trying to use technology to improve and remake education. Last year, it drew about 2,000 participants and, this year that’s expected to double, organizers say. What are the 6 trends to watch? Supporting the life-long learner Unlocking and mastering data Supporting [...]

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