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To help stakeholders stay on top of the news in the edtech space, Wiser has created a free daily email digest with the best articles on edtech, e-learning and online education, delivered right to your inbox. Education, at both K-12 and higher levels, is changing rapidly with the increasing ubiquity of digital technology. Educational technology, also called edtech, is a quickly moving sector with the promise to revolutionize how education is achieved and delivered around the world. If you’re an educator, technologist, policymaker, investor or student, edtech is a fascinating field. For example, the number of companies involved in edtech has ballooned over the past few years. These companies cover a range of edtech subsectors, including instructional tools, informational resources, communication platforms, and open-source curricula. Meanwhile, governments, academia, NGOs and others are embracing the promise of edtech for delivering more effective education to a greater number of people at lower costs. It’s an exciting time for edtech. Stay informed on the latest edtech news by signing up for our free Wiser edtech email digest.

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Programming trends at SXSW EDU 2018
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App of the Week: LearnToMod
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Video of the Week: Backchanneling with TodaysMeet
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Six Strategies to Help Academic Language Learners (ALL) Succeed in Early Math
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The Future of Education Includes Learning Outside of the Classroom
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Guide to Blending Employee Training with Daily Operations by Utilizing Modern, Mobile Learning
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This E-rate trick can help schools combat net neutrality
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Personalized Learning: What It Really Is and Why It Really Matters
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Programming trends at SXSW EDU 2018
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ver the years, SXSW EDU has facilitated thousands of key conversations within the education community by hosting thought leaders from around the world each March. As the 2018 event approaches, we are excited to share several trends recognized in this year’s upcoming...
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Can I give you some feedback? And other ways to not offer ideas
eschoolnews.comContributor
Have you ever heard the question, “Can I give you some feedback?” Did you want to say “No” immediately? Did your fight-or-flight reflex go into hyper mode? If so, you are not alone. Framing feedback with that question starter has a neurologically...
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App of the Week: LearnToMod
eschoolnews.comContributor
Ed. note: App of the Week picks are now being curated by the editors of Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to...
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EdTech, Teacher Resources
Video of the Week: Backchanneling with TodaysMeet
eschoolnews.comContributor
Ed. note: Video of the Week picks are supplied by the editors of Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology...
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Six Strategies to Help Academic Language Learners (ALL) Succeed in Early Math
Getting SmartGuest Author
By: Jessica Bobo. A language-rich approach allows students to understand math concepts much more deeply—and applying these six strategies can ensure that all students learn in the early math classroom, regardless of their initial understanding of English. The post Six Strategies to...
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The Future of Education Includes Learning Outside of the Classroom
Getting SmartGuest Author
If students work tirelessly on academics in high school and college, they may experience shock when they try to find their way in the working world. We can make this transition easier by fostering these work skills outside of the classroom as...
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Education, Education Software & Services
Guide to Blending Employee Training with Daily Operations by Utilizing Modern, Mobile Learning
FastCasual.com
Guide Published / Updated: Every student has said it. They expressed their frustration to their parents, a friend, or even the classroom teacher. The wording may have varied, but the meaning was the same: Some subjects simply can not be effectively taught...
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This E-rate trick can help schools combat net neutrality
eschoolnews.comLaura Ascione
With concerns about school internet access buzzing in the wake of the FCC’s vote to repeal net neutrality, anxiety over school internet access might transfer to the federal E-rate program–but there’s no need to worry, according to E-rate experts. When the FCC...
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Colleges & Universities, EdTech
Personalized Learning: What It Really Is and Why It Really Matters
e-LiteratePhil Hill
The following is a re-post from a 2016 EDUCAUSE Review article of ours with minor updates. Let's be honest: as an academic term of art, personalized learning is horrible. It has almost no descriptive value. What does it mean to "personalize" learning?...
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Hack Education Weekly News
Hack Education
Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. (National) Education Politics I’m sorta loathe to...
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