Tags SXSW EDU 2017

Debut of GigEd aims to match edtech firms with educators looking for part-time gigs

by Wyatt Kash • 4 years ago

Founder of edtech recruiting firm HireEducation envisions Uber-like service will meet needs of edtech firms and educators in the “gig economy.”

​Moving past the myths in computer science education

by Alison Derbenwick Miller • 4 years ago

Commentary: Education experts address misconceptions and biases that impede progress on incorporating computer science into the nation's classrooms.

NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña on leadership in education

by Wyatt Kash • 4 years ago

The head of America's largest school system shares 50 years of education insights at SXSWedu — and some advice for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

As personalized learning expands, edtech 'plumbing' is as important as ever

by Wyatt Kash • 4 years ago

Education experts at SXSWedu see promise in the abundance of personalized learning tools — and pitfalls in the shortage of planning.

Cyber Innovation Center wants to weave cybersecurity into K-12 STEM instruction

by Wyatt Kash • 4 years ago

Outreach director Kevin Nolten hopes schools will infuse the center's instructional resources into classes as part of a long-term, government-supported effort to build a cybersecurity workforce.

Lower costs, newer tech help virtual reality become a reality in the classroom

by Wyatt Kash • 4 years ago

Experts at SXSWedu from New York Times' school and Digital Promise say students are now better able to create VR, and not just consume it.

Predictive data tools suggest dawn of 'golden age of learning' in higher ed

by Wyatt Kash • 4 years ago

Data experts at SXSWedu point to power of analytics to improve learning and intercept struggling students before they fail.​​

School administrators confront edtech app sprawl

by Richard W. Walker • 4 years ago

Districts pilot platform unveiled at SXSWedu that uses data analytics to help educators track technology investments and make key decisions.

Research initiative seeks to improve student success in STEM courses

by Richard W. Walker • 4 years ago

McGraw-Hill, Colorado State collaborate to solve high attrition rates in STEM classrooms through advanced analytics.