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We’re two weeks into the New Year and the news has quickly snapped out of the holiday slow down. We’re full steam ahead into 2013! And our first myth to strike in the New Year: Who says you can’t have quality and quantity? This week, developments include both and the education market is getting bigger and better -- fast. As always, we’ve pulled together the top 10 stories from the week, and now we’re calling it the Edtech 10.
Happy New Year from the Getting Smart team! Is your resolution to stay in better touch with current events in education? We can help. Each week we do the work for you and compile our Top 10 SMARTtech stories - leaving you with more time to dedicate to other resolutions. So, take a look at this week’s news, then hit that treadmill. You’re welcome.
Quick! Hurry! Before your head fills with sugar plums and presents, read the top 10 news headlines you need to know at the close of 2012.
Wow, it was a big week in education news. During this busy (most wonderful) time of the year, we’re helping to save you time by pulling together the Top 10 stories from this week, wrapping them up and tying them with a big red bow. Just for you. Enjoy!
We hope you’re enjoying the long holiday weekend. We know you’re eager to get back to your turkey sandwich leftovers and that backyard game of tag football, which is why we’ve worked to condense the news highlights to just 10 quick items. Here’s your small talk points for early Monday morning back at the office.
For a long time, we’ve been rounding up the news from every corner of the edtech market. Today, we’re serving up a new approach. We know you’re busy. It’s a Saturday. You’ve got other things to do than to read every story headline out there. Afterall, that’s what Twitter’s…
Blended Schools & Tools Be heard. The USDOE’s Karen Cator wants to know what ED can do to support teaching and learning over the next four years. We think this is a great chance to tell Karen about all the great blended learning happening across the country. Add your comments.
Blended Schools & Tools A new study from Cisco found the magic number: 67 percent. That is: 67 percent percent of educators report that students who participate in blended learning also improve their test scores by 67 percent. Louisiana announced the list of potential “Course Choice” Providers…
Blended Schools & Tools Blended Schools Sprouting. Vail Blended Learning is a new blended middle school in Arizona that uses laptops as its main learning tool using online content developed by K12 Inc., e2020, and VBL Curriculum and Instruction. Students have a flexible daily schedule and move through…