Discovery, uptake, sharing & remixing of OER resources not as robust as movement hoped.
Can open educational resources rise again? Anya Kamenetz, Hechinger Report
in Apple, edX, MIT, News, Pearson | Permalink
What are they doing to set themselves apart in a competitive new area of education.
16 Companies Working On E-Textbooks Of The Future, Roger Riddell, edudemic
in Apple, Chegg, e-Books/Textbooks, Inkling, Kno, Macmillian, McGraw-Hill, Pearson | Permalink
Invest in access, outcomes, cost-cutting, but don't forget non-screen learning.
What's Missing From The New Digital Classroom? Sarah Rotman Epps, ReadWrite
in Apple, Coursera, Gates Foundation, Inkling, Khan Academy, Kno, MOOCs, Op-Ed, Social Learning, TenMarks, Udacity | Permalink
15 Folks who will change everything, from the way we teach math to how we train teachers.
Impact 15: Classroom Revolutionaries, Caroline Howard, Forbes
in Apple, Coursera, DreamBox Learning, edX, Gates Foundation, K12, Inc., Khan Academy, Knewton, Kno, NSVF, Top 'x' Lists, Udacity, Who's Who | Permalink
Common Core assessments require tablets with screen size of at least 9.5 inches. Mini is 7.9"
Is the iPad Mini Too Small for the Classroom, Kirstin Winkler, Big Think
in Apple, Classroom Tech, News | Permalink
Are choices being driven by student needs--or profits?
EdTech Firms Shaping Education Policy, eSchool News
in Apple, Connections Education, e-Learning, K12, Inc., McGraw-Hill, News, Pearson | Permalink
Historically edtech added to teaching burdens. That’s about to change, say etech proponents.
The Tech-Driven Classroom is Here, But Grades are Mixed, James Marshall Crotty, Forbes
in Apple, Classroom Tech, McGraw-Hill, News, Pearson | Permalink
The future of tablets in our schools may not be coming from Cupertino. Or even the U.S.
iPads Not Yet King of Ed Tablets, Frank Catalano, Wired Academic
in Apple, Classroom Tech, News, Pearson | Permalink
Chromebooks seen as production machine, while tablets seen as consumption machines.
Technology in Education: The Cloud Ate Their Homework, Gillian Shaw, Vancouver Sun
in Apple, e-Learning, Google, Industry Facts, News, Stats | Permalink
Like the cause for better education, Silicon Valley leaders, and others, can get behind this.
It's Time for Apple to Bring Manufacturing Back to the U.S., Dean Takahashi, Venture Beat
in Apple, Op-Ed | Permalink
The current market is not static, look at trends to understand where Apple is moving...
Apple Is Playing a Long Game, Phil Hill, e-Literate
in Apple, e-Books/Textbooks, Op-Ed | Permalink
Eduwonk, Andrew Rotherham, says there is scant evidence that technology improves learning.
Can Computers Replace Teachers?, Andrew Rotherham, Time
in Apple, DreamBox Learning, e-Books/Textbooks, Op-Ed | Permalink
The market is estimated at $8 billion. McGraw-Hill, Pearson, Houghton have 85% of market
What Apple Is Getting Into: Snapshot of the K-12 Textbook Business, Laura Owen, paidContent
in Apple, Apps, e-Books/Textbooks, Industry Facts, Stats | Permalink
iBooks 2, iBooks Author, iTunes U, and textbooks in the iBookstore...
Apple's New Tools for Interactive Books on iPad, Tim Carmody, Wired
in Apple, Apps, e-Books/Textbooks, e-Learning, News | Permalink
Smart analysis of what Apple might announce in their Jan 19th media event.
4 Key Questions for the Apple Education Announcement, Phill Hill, e-Literate
in Apple, News | Permalink
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