EdTech Weekly Digest - 1 (November 2013)

I will give a quick walk through of the topics that were covered over the last one week that might catch your interest, by briefly touching few of those articles and discussing few of them in detail.

I find myself researching and learning so many

new things when I visit EdTechReview for the weekly digest. This week I will be touching the following topics in this digest.

SkillAcademy - Spotify for MOOCs Targeting Corporates - It helps you develop effectively and efficiently with MOOCs offered by the best universities in the world for free.

How Badges Can Increase User Engagement in MOOCs - How exactly onsite rewards like badges can be of aid to the learners and teachers of MOOCs and also help build up user engagement.

Play-i Launches Crowdfunding Campaign For Producing Robots That Make Learning Fun - Play-i is creating a visual programming environment for its robots on touch devices for kids, that meets children at their level of cognitive ability and motor skills, starting as early as age five.

[Infographic] Steps Into 21st Century Classroom - Great visual! The infographic describes the data and statistics of all the educational technologies that are introduced into the 21st century classroom.

Ron Canuel, President & CEO (Canadian Education Association) Talks About 1:1 Programs & EdTech - In this interview, learn about the integration of technology in classrooms from Ron Canuel, the author of first 1:1 program in Canada.

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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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