Luidia, maker of the very cool eBeam interactive whiteboard tool, just released market data that lets us draw some interesting conclusions.
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Chris Dawson is a freelance writer, consultant, and policy advocate with 20 years of experience in education, technology, and the intersection of the two.
Educators! You now have until April 21st to submit contributions to the Classroom 2.0 book!
If one thing could justify the purchase of a new iPad (at least the $399 iPad 2) for students, it may very well be the Khan Academy app.
I love gear, gadgets, and hardware. Who doesn't? But teachers, students, parents, and administrators need to embrace a learning platform first.
Yes, there are other things happening in ed tech besides new shiny things from Cupertino.
Dell's next-gen learning platform marks a very important tipping point for ed tech, where hardware follows tech-enabled pedagogy and best practices, rather than the other way around.
Anyone have a cool million or two to invest? No? Oh well...then someone should steal my ideas.
Since I didn't have enough on my plate , I agreed to edit the Classroom 2.0 Book with Steve Hargadon (the Classroom 2.
Last week, I raved about Goalbook - It's one of the cooler bits of social tech I've seen, speaking as a parent, an educator, and tech guy. During last week's review:ed episode, Kirsten Winkler and I had the chance to talk with Wayee Chu and Jennifer Carolan who head up the NewSchools Venture Seed Fund, which provides startup funding for Goalbook, among other interesting ed tech startups, and I gave a followup review of Goalbook.
Goalbook could revolutionize how we approach differentiated instruction and outcome-based education.