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EdTech News Roundup – Technology Innovations

Posted in Knerds on February 1, 2011 by

Welcome to another edition of Knewton’s EdTech News Roundup. Support is growing for technological innovation in education, but does this mean that we’ll see a majority of schools embracing technology in the classroom in the upcoming year? You’ll find a variety of different perspectives on this question in the articles below.

1. Duncan: Common Standards Will Produce Tech Innovations

Arne Duncan explains how technology in education has already begun to change the education landscape and will continue to do so.

2. Is This the Year of the Educational Tablet?

Audrey Watters of The Huffington Post wonders whether or not the Kno and similar devices will increase in popularity and usage across campuses in 2011.

3. Learning Platforms: The Next Big Deal

EdTech Digest believes that learning platforms are the way of the future. Would you agree?

4. Why Video Games are Scoring Big for Social Good

How can gaming technology innovate the education field?  This Mashable article touches on the potential of video games and how they can help educate digital natives.

5. Google App Marketplace Adds Education Aisle

Google gives a distribution boost to innovative education businesses. Can this help the adoption of technology in the classroom advance more quickly in the coming year?

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