EdTech

Math anxiety
Teri Owens: Using Technology to Bust The Ghosts of Traditional Math Curriculum
October 12, 2014 | By: Willow Becker  
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Category: EdTech, IMP, Math, Meaningful Math, Tools for Teachers

Math teacher Teri Owens is slaying the ghost of traditional math curriculum using IMP and social media as her weapons of choice.

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Big Data
Data, Data Everywhere But Not a Drop to Drink
April 25, 2014 | By: Laurie Kreindler  
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Category: EdTech

Students currently spend a lot of classroom time being tested, but how often do they directly benefit from these national tests? What if we turned the paradigm on its head?

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Game show contestant winner
Turn Your EdTech Frustrations Into Game Show Glory with the Chat ‘n Chew Crew
April 18, 2014 | By: Erin Carlson  
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Category: EdTech, Tools for Teachers

This week’s EdTech Chat ‘n Chew Podcast features an endearingly retro Match Game-spoof wherein a panel of enthusiastic teachers compete for “fabulous-ish type prizes.”

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Reshma Resized (Girls Who Code)
IT’S ABOUT TIME®’s Top 10 Game-Changing Edupreneurs to Watch in 2014
March 28, 2014 | By: Editorial Team  
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Category: EdTech, Eduprenuers

They are students and teachers. Entrepreneurs and evangelists. Reformers and bloggers. STEM-loving power brokers and Ph.D-having science geeks. Whether or not you agree or disagree with our list-makers: They’re a force to be reckoned with.

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Students using einstein Tablet+
The Dark Horse of Education Tablets: Fourier’s einstein™ Tablet+ Challenges Rupert Murdoch and Apple’s Tim Cook
March 17, 2014 | By: Dave Birchler  
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Category: EdTech, STEM News & Views

One of the biggest trends in edtech is the rise of the education tablet. Apple’s iPad, Rupert Murdoch’s Amplify and Microsoft’s Surface, among others, have been grabbing all the headlines and dominating the market share. But there’s an education tablet winning awards – and high praise from educators – that you might not have heard about.

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AFT President Randi Weingarten at #SXSWedu
The 3 Hottest Debates at SXSW Education Conference 2014
March 8, 2014 | By: Editorial Team  
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Category: EdTech, Events

The fourth annual SXSW Education Conference (#swswedu) drew more buzz than ever before as educators and edupreneurs butted heads on a range of hot-button issues.

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Duolingo Team
Congrats Duolingo! The Crunchie Awards Honor Edupreneurs
February 13, 2014 | By: Editorial Team  
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Category: EdTech, Eduprenuers

Tuesday, at The 7th Annual Crunchie Awards (the tech industry’s version of the Oscars hosted by Techcrunch), edupreneurs were represented in full force in the “Best Education Startup” category. The winner of this year’s Best Education Startup is Duolingo.

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