This list contains a variety of trends that did not meet expectations but also did not completely flop.
“Action and outcomes, rather than solely knowledge sharing, are at the heart of our Catalyst community,” said professor and researcher Stephen Heppell, cofounder of Catalyst.
Two of the edtech world’s major providers join together in a move that will affect the way data is accessed and used for millions of students.
One of the benefits of a technology-rich classroom environment is supposed to be better opportunities to personalize learning for all students.
“By providing recipients with the tools and support they need, we can help drive positive change for schools, teachers, and students,” said Anthony Kim, CEO of Education Elements.
“Whereas I used to spend time researching activities and planning agendas for my schools, I am now able to leverage the resources directly from the kit," said Heather Hurley, supervisor of personalized learning at Arlington Public Schools.
“In today’s connected world, it’s essential that districts have 24x7 access to the data being generated on all school devices inside AND outside of the classroom."
Selected by an advisory board of edtech experts, the top accelerators are: Learners as Creators; Data-Driven Practices; Personalization; Design Thinking; and Building the Capacity of Human Leaders.
Get to know these education technology tools because they will help your instruction, student learning, and growth.
The report identifies best practices for the design, implementation and continuous improvement of digital learning models through case studies of schools at various levels of implementation.