EdTech Weekly Digest - 2 (April 2014)

EdTech Weekly Digest - 2 (April 2014)

Welcome back to the weekly digest, Lots of different stories with regards to resources and applications you might be interested in i.e. giving more emphasis on educational technology. So lets continue with stories and their insightful message. 

Top Tech Tools for School Administrators and Teachers

Technological advancement has actually made education easier than ever. Nowadays, there are numerous tools and platforms available that are specifically dedicated to educating teens and kids, making study more interactive and interesting. Here is the list of some of the best tech tools and platforms meant for school administrators and teachers to take a look at. 

Interactive Learning with Google Oppia.

Technology indeed has been playing a crucial role in improving the quality of education all across the world. With the advancement in the technology and the availability of many advanced tools for better tutoring and learning, teachers can now teach courses easily and students can learn with fun. Oppia is one such tool that has been introduced by Google for better learning, interaction and knowledge sharing. Let’s explore more about it.

7th Annual 21st Century Learning Conference

A global education technology conference in Hong Kong. Where educators come together with thought leaders, edtech gurus and learning experts to learn about the future of education. It brings together a diverse world class line up of keynote and featured presenters to network and learn together about how to most effectively use technology in education.

Talent Transformation Using Experiential Learning with KNOLSKAPE

EdTechReview has been extensively covering interesting players and cutting edge developments in Education Technology. In our quest to review every EdTech in the world, today we would like to present to you an EdTech startup called "Knolskape".

Hard to Imagine When Need for Education Revolution Has Been Greater

It is hard to imagine a time when the opportunity and need to transform education has been greater. No matter whom you speak to, the person knows the fact that the education system is broken. There is widespread consensus that our education systems are failing to adequately prepare all students with the essential 21st century knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in life, career and citizenship. But less are aware about the reasons behind the broken system. Fundamental changes in the economy, jobs, and businesses have reshaped workplaces and the nature of work.

EdTech Twitter Accounts You Can't Afford to Miss

Twitter, undoubtedly today is the most popular social networking platform and has become a valuable tool for education. This micro-blogging platform enables us to create and participate in meaningful conversations concerning education, technology, and society. Twitter has played a growing role in technology within the classroom and in promoting education technology to the world.

This list of twitter handle consists of many people whom i met before. It was really my pleasure meeting and sharing experience with all these great peoples. So here at edtechreview.in you can also enjoy my meetings with them. Enjoy and please drop your feedback in the comment box.

Interview with ISTE's Chief Innovation Officer - Wendy Drexler

Rural Chinese Education Examined in Documentary

Interview with Datawind CEO Suneet Tuli, Man behind Aakash Tablet - Cost Effective Tablet

ISTE CEO Brian Lewis Talks EdTech

1st School-in-the-Cloud with Sugata Mitra

Sir Ken Robinson Discusses The Education Landscape at ASCD 2014

About the Author
Author: Dr Rod BergerWebsite: http://www.mindrocketmediagroup.com/
Rod Berger, PsyD, is President and CEO of MindRocket Media Group serving the global education market. Dr. Berger has been a VP of Education for an edtech firm, Keynote Speaker, Brand Strategist and continues to teach college courses and each summer guests lectures at Vanderbilt University.

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