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This Week In Education Technology: 1/16/2015

Posted by The LearnBop Team

Jan 16, 2015 8:05:00 AM

5 Announcements At CES 2015 That Could Affect Education

The announcements that shake up the technology industry at the annual International Consumer Electronics Show don’t always create ripples in the education world. But as technology and education continue to converge, it’s happening more each year. Read more.

Parents Challenge President To Dig Deeper On Ed Tech


Education technology companies that have pledged not to exploit student data they collect for marketing purposes welcomed President Obama’s endorsement on Monday of the industry’s effort to limit its use of classroom data. Read more.

Google Launches Classroom Mobile Apps


The Classroom mobile app lets students take photos and attach them to their assignments directly, share images, PDFs and more from other apps to Classroom, and provides offline caching so that they can work without a connection. Read more.

Language Learning App Duolingo Introduces Classroom Programs


Duolingo, an app that turns the language-learning experience into a game and uses the data generated to improve itself, is headed to the classroom. If you think about it, the startup always belonged there. Read more.

How Tech Can Level The Playing Field For Rural Towns


As research shows, access to technology and the Internet in rural areas has the potential to close critical information gaps and helps residents access higher education and scholarship opportunities, online courses and other educational resources. Read more.

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