Major topics of discussion in Scottsdale, Ariz. include eliminating textbooks, dramatically changing school models, and asking students what they need in ed-tech.
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April 08, 2015
April 07, 2015
The sixth ASU+GSV Summit, attracting 2,500 education businesses, venture capitalists, and educators, opened Monday in a luxurious setting with the theme of tackling educational inequities.
March 10, 2015
The opening day of the SXSWedu conference offered a glimpse of the broad array of ed-tech efforts meant to transform education.
March 08, 2015
The South by Southwest education conference, or SXSWedu, will host nearly 6,000 registered guests, who include ed-tech companies of all sizes.
January 30, 2015
Who are the biggest naysayers in your educational community? At the heart of all conflict is an inherent misunderstanding about situations. So start a dialogue with folks in your community about the possibility of giving up grades? It takes a village.
December 09, 2014
The White House Office of Management and Budget is changing its rules so that federally funded contracts worth $150,000 or more will require school districts to negotiate profits with contractors.
December 05, 2014
In the "no-grades" classroom, student conversations about learning are a must. Whether formal (like this) or informal (in class briefly), students must be getting focused feedback all the time.
October 07, 2014
Superintendents talked about how they're approaching innovation in their districts, and what results they're seeing, in a conference held in D.C. this week.
September 30, 2014
Companies selling educational technology to schools need to do a better job of explaining what their products do, and what results they can be expected to produce.
September 29, 2014
Districts are at a pivotal point in their readiness to transform classrooms with the use of technology, hundreds of education companies heard today at the opening session of EdNET 2014 in Baltimore.