EdTech 10: Goodbye, July

We’ll give you one more week before we use the words “Back To School” in a sentence, but consider yourselves warned. We’re probably not the only ones seeing big displays of spiral notebooks and No. 2 pencils at our favorite stores.
Suffice it to say, the end of summer is probably closer than we all want it to be. Before you turn the page on our bullet journals to August, check out the top ten edtech news items from the last week of July.

Blended Schools & Tools

1. Blended Learning Pathways

2. New Canvas Interface

Read about the many different learning pathways millennials are taking in our GenDIY series. And check out the new podcast on personalized project-based learning.

Digital Developments

3. EdSurge Launches HigherEd DLN

4. New K-12 Inc. Merit-Based Scholarship

5. Words With Friends: EDU Version

Here are an additional 10 education apps to check out as well.

Dollars & Deals

6. EverFi Acquisitions

Stem Gems

7. Out Of This World 3-D Printing

Higher, Deeper, Further, Faster Learning

8. HigherEd CBE Report

9. Online College Students Preferences Report
Here’s a blog on 15 highered student personas that can help navigate student preferences.

10. Digital Campus Expansion

We’ve also been discussing the Platform Revolution and ways to support students success as part of our Fidelis blog series.
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