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Winter Is Here: EdTech investments and M&A dropped significantly in 2016

By Phil HillMore Posts (476) With the long-term rise in Ed Tech investments – starting in roughly 2007 – many analysts have been predicting a fall for several years. Maybe not a bubble burst like we saw in 2001, but a real … Continue reading

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UNC Learning Technology Commons: Easing the procurement problem with NGDLE

By Phil HillMore Posts (476) I was planning to write a descriptive post about the new UNC Learning Technology Commons, but there is already some excellent coverage. UNC’s Matthew Rascoff wrote a blog post on Medium that captures the basics quite well: A … Continue reading

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Personalized Learning and the Teacher

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1103) A few weeks ago, Jonathan Rees wrote a post calling out that, no matter what potential of so-called “personalized learning” for improving student outcomes, there is a potential—and a temptation—for it to be abused as … Continue reading

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New Column At EdSurge

By Phil HillMore Posts (476) Starting today, Michael and I are publishing a three-post series on personalized learning at EdSurge. Depending on how that goes, we could end up providing a regular column there. The first post today is titled “Why … Continue reading

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