Educational technology

Understanding Interconnected Local and Global Data Flows

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:06am

We provide an infographic for each with notes to better understand the actors and the complexities of data flows between them, while having an understanding that the systems being used and the actors involved are very often established within different jurisdictions.

Key Points: 
  • We provide an infographic for each with notes to better understand the actors and the complexities of data flows between them, while having an understanding that the systems being used and the actors involved are very often established within different jurisdictions.
  • Understanding Retail Data Flows

    The first infographic presents a highly simplified visual for a retailer.

  • Data flows are complex for even small and medium size organizations, with partners and vendors commonly located in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Understanding EdTech Data Flows

    The second infographic presents a highly simplified visual of the data flows for education technology for schools and universities.

Everspring Announces Enhancements to its Proven CouseBuilder Tool Empowering Universities to Seamlessly Manage and Deliver High-Quality Online Courses

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 8:17pm

CourseBuilder is the foundation of Everspring's suite of academic solutions, which include technology tools and services that help colleges and universities easily create high-quality, engaging, interactive online courses.

Key Points: 
  • CourseBuilder is the foundation of Everspring's suite of academic solutions, which include technology tools and services that help colleges and universities easily create high-quality, engaging, interactive online courses.
  • As a standalone tool, CourseBuilder enables easy, fast course content creation that can support fully remote, hybrid, or in-person programs.
  • Our advanced technology, proven marketing approach, and robust faculty support and instructional design services deliver outstanding outcomes for our university partners, powering their success online.
  • Based in Chicago and recently named one of the "Best Places to Work," Everspring serves a growing number of colleges and universities, nationwide.

New Online Class for Financial Professionals in Construction Begins New Era of Remote Learning for the Industry

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 3:00pm

As one of the industry's most recognized personalities, Dudley shares insider knowledge, experience, and stories accumulated over years operating credit departments in the construction and building supply industry.

Key Points: 
  • As one of the industry's most recognized personalities, Dudley shares insider knowledge, experience, and stories accumulated over years operating credit departments in the construction and building supply industry.
  • "In this online course, she uses years of on-the-job experience and industry knowledge to elevate the most essential skills needed to be a respected credit manager.
  • Anyone taking this class can use these learnings to increase their skills and achieve better outcomes in any situation."
  • In her free online class, Dudley will reframe how credit managers think about their role within the company.

Udemy’s Upskilling and Educational Content is Now Available on LenovoEDU Community

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 2:01pm

Udemy , the worlds largest destination for learning and teaching online, today announced that the recently launched LenovoEDU community by Lenovo will offer Udemy content and pathways to course recommendations for specific careers.

Key Points: 
  • Udemy , the worlds largest destination for learning and teaching online, today announced that the recently launched LenovoEDU community by Lenovo will offer Udemy content and pathways to course recommendations for specific careers.
  • Thats why were collaborating with Udemy to offer smarter online education for all through the LenovoEDU community.
  • In a global economy thats becoming increasingly difficult to navigate, the LenovoEDU community offers learners and educators a one-stop-shop to connect with peers.
  • As such, were thrilled to be a part of LenovoEDU to help more people more easily access necessary skills when they need it.

Netkiller to Host Webinar on the 'New Normal' Workplace

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 8:00am

The webinar will be held on March 9th, 11AM PST and is open to anyone who wishes to learn more on the subject.

Key Points: 
  • The webinar will be held on March 9th, 11AM PST and is open to anyone who wishes to learn more on the subject.
  • According to a recent study conducted by MIT Sloan School and Global Workplace Analytics, 47% of all United States workers are currently working from home due to COVID-19.
  • The upcoming Netkiller webinar will introduce information on how Cloud computing technologies offer viable solutions through measures like video conferencing and remote-working collaboration platforms.
  • To find out more about the webinar and to RSVP to the open invitation, visit the Netkiller website .

An innovative e-learning platform, SWYE360 Learning, partners with Decatur Public Schools 61 to deliver virtual learning to students

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 10:00pm

SWYE360 Learning is an innovative ed-tech company that offers an all-in-one collaborative instructional e-learning platform for school districts to deliver hybrid and or blended learning to students anywhere, synchronously and asynchronously.

Key Points: 
  • SWYE360 Learning is an innovative ed-tech company that offers an all-in-one collaborative instructional e-learning platform for school districts to deliver hybrid and or blended learning to students anywhere, synchronously and asynchronously.
  • The students will only need one login to engage with their teachers and for their instruction, synchronously and asynchronously.
  • To learn more about SWYE360, send an email to partners@swye360.com
    SWYE360 Learning is an Edtech software company that has developed an e-learning platform to deliver teaching and learning to students anywhere, synchronously and asynchronously.
  • Decatur Public Schools District 61 is a public unit school district in Macon County, Illinois.

Understanding the Retail Data Ecosystem and EdTech Data Flows

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 9:03pm

Here, we explore the issue of the complexity of international data flows in two distinct contexts: (I) retail and (II) education technology (EdTech).

Key Points: 
  • Here, we explore the issue of the complexity of international data flows in two distinct contexts: (I) retail and (II) education technology (EdTech).
  • We provide an infographic for each with notes to better understand the actors and the complexities of the data flows between them.
  • Understanding Retail Data Flows

    The first infographic presents a highly simplified visual for a retailer.

  • Understanding EdTech Data Flows

    The second infographic presents a highly simplified visual of the data flows for education technology for schools and universities.

Kahoot! acquires Whiteboard.fi to provide more powerful and engaging learning tools for all educators

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 6:22pm

plans to expand its platform and provide more powerful learning and engagement tools for 7.5 million teachers on the Kahoot!

Key Points: 
  • plans to expand its platform and provide more powerful learning and engagement tools for 7.5 million teachers on the Kahoot!
  • In the last 12 months, more than 1.5 billion participating players in over 200 countries attended over 250 million Kahoot!
  • sessions.As educators globally look for solutions to carry out teaching seamlessly in an engaging way, whether in the classroom or remotely, Kahoot!
  • Our learning platform makes it easy for any individual or corporation to create, share, and play learning games that drive compelling engagement.

Charting New Territory with Innovative Online Learning Platform, Hao Lam's Passion for Education Started in North Vietnam at a Young Age

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 5:00pm

As a seven-year-old boy living in North Vietnam, Lam did not have access to education, not like the education students in the U.S. experience.

Key Points: 
  • As a seven-year-old boy living in North Vietnam, Lam did not have access to education, not like the education students in the U.S. experience.
  • I barely knew any English, but I was determined to get an education.
  • Always ready for the unexpected, the sudden change in school access led Lam to launch his online learning platform, Adaptively, earlier than anticipated.
  • About Adaptively: Adaptively is an online math, reading, and writing enrichment learning program, focusing on students in 1st through 8th grade.

Teachers Pay Teachers Introduces Easel by TpT™, a Suite of Digital Tools to Empower PreK-12 Teachers in Today's Modern Classroom

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 3:15pm

As the industry embraces innovation and as new modes of teaching emerge, teachers need more support than ever before," said Joe Holland, CEO of TpT.

Key Points: 
  • As the industry embraces innovation and as new modes of teaching emerge, teachers need more support than ever before," said Joe Holland, CEO of TpT.
  • With Easel, TpT is able to provide educators with what they need pairing easy-to-use digital tools with the world's largest catalog of educator-created content."
  • About TpT: Teachers Pay Teachers is the go-to platform created by teachers, for teachers to access the community, content, and tools they need to teach at their best.
  • Founded in 2006, TpT provides a marketplace for teachers to exchange instructional materials and access easy-to-use digital tools.