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Book Review–My Secret EdTech diary

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My Secret EdTech Diary. Al Kingsley’s My Secret EdTech Diary (John Cott Educational 2021) is a big-goaled, meandering overview of edtech (educational technology) available and pertinent to teachers and students. EdTech from a vendor’s perspective (i.e., JohnCattEducational #edtech. by Al Kingsley.

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How District Leaders Make Edtech Purchasing Decisions

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At the heart of this challenge is understanding how districts approach their edtech procurement decisions. In 2022, the Decision Lab (TDL) , an applied behavioral science research and innovation firm, interviewed and surveyed over 225 edtech decision-makers in K-12 school districts in the United States.

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It’s Time to Ditch the Idea of Edtech Disruption. But What Comes Next?

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COVID-19 was edtech’s big moment, and while digital tools kept learning going for many families and schools, they also faltered. A great deal of edtech purchases went unused , equity gaps widened , and teachers and students were burned out. For those of us that have been in edtech awhile, it feels like we’re stuck in a loop.

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3 Things Educators and Edtech Suppliers Need to Talk About

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In almost every collaboration or discussion around what educators, schools and institutions need from their educational technology, three themes rise to the surface: The need for a trusted, interoperable and flexible edtech ecosystem. The growing reliance on data and analytics to help build that ecosystem.

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Learning Designers Call for More User Testing of Edtech Products and Teaching Materials

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These days there’s a wave of new edtech products hitting the market, and teachers and professors are increasingly making teaching videos and other materials for their classes. from the MIT Media Lab and has been working on design of educational materials for more than a decade, said it’s not that edtech companies don’t do any testing.

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#CUE22 and Trending Edtech

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If you attend edtech conferences, you know how motivating, energizing, and forward-thinking they are. I always come away feeling ready to use the latest and best edtech tools in my lesson plans. Here are some of the great ideas he collected from colleagues and presenters: CUE 22 and Trending Edtech.

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Edtech Should Be More Evidence-Driven

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Over the past decade, global investment in edtech has soared to new heights. The urgent need to educate children at home created by COVID-19 lockdowns turbocharged already existing momentum, and analysts now expect edtech expenditure to reach an eye-watering $300 billion globally this year.

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