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Digital Inclusion 'Imperative' for American Education - T.H.E. Journal

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Ten educational technologies you should try this year | eSchool News

It's always hard to predict what technology will be a game-changer, but here are 10 educational technologies that have sparked our interest in recent months.
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Bill Gates - We Aren't Doing Enough to Spur the Advance of Education Technology

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Edtech -- shorthand for broadband-powered education technology -- holds the potential to transform learning from a classroom-bound process, whereby groups of students are taught by a single teacher at any given time, to a rich, personalized...

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Then and Now: Education Technology in 1963 vs 2013

Then and Now: Education Technology in 1963 vs 2013 | TechTastic | Scoop.it

"John F. Kennedy made a strong push for education reform focused on science and technology during his presidency. His enthusiasm for STEM education was fueled, in part, by the Soviet Union’s 1957 launch of Sputnik. When Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in hours after Kennedy’s death he maintained the momentum behind Kennedy's mission to boost the government’s support of STEM education. Nine presidents later, the United States is in the midst of a new “Sputnik Moment” sparked by the country’s low global rankings in math and science. As of 2012, American students rank 31st in mathematics and 23rd in science."


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