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ISTE 2015 News
Technology experts from around the world presented the New Media Consortium Horizon Report’s K-12 2015 Edition at ISTE 2015. The report tells us where EdTech could be in five years and says that blended learning has emerged as a leading trend in education.
Also at ISTE, some big companies made some big announcements. EdSurge provides a list of the all the company news you need to know from ISTE.
In The Mix: Recent Posts Worth Reading
Shelly Terrell knows that “some of the most popular apps and social networks (Periscope, Meerkat, Vine, Instagram, Youtube, etc.) make it easy for anyone to quickly produce, publish, and share their videos.” She also realizes a lot of students are already making videos on their own. So, she asks, “why not have your students share their knowledge through video projects?”
Find out why tech-based learning will become an even more important part of learning for the “Net Generation.”
A report from Harvard backed what a lot of people already know: regular communication with parents helps improve student performance. But, Larry Ferlazzo wonders how feasible good communication with each parent is once the researchers have all gone home.
Good News: The Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) says K-12 and higher ed institutions “are making slow but steady progress toward instructional and operational goals, including improved use of individual student data, through use of technology.”
The Chatter: Tweets of the Week
— Success Academy (@SuccessCharters) June 25, 2015
— edublogs (@edublogs) June 26, 2015
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