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Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2016

A Hack Education Project

Here is a list of all the articles I wrote as part of my look at the “Top Ed-Tech Trends” of the year. “Trends” is perhaps the wrong word here. These are my observations about what’s happened in education technology (and education more broadly) over the course of the past...

This article includes news items that didn’t quite make the cut for part 10 of my annual review of the year in ed-tech Educational Inequalities Boom in Online Tutoring Means Another Cost for Many Students Via The Houston Chronicle: “Facing pressure to cut special education, Texas schools shut out English...

This article includes news items that didn’t quite make the cut for part 9 of my annual review of the year in ed-tech Facebook, Education, and Algorithms Facebook Fires Trending Topics Team Via The New York Times: “In the latest episode over the proliferation of fake news and the people...

This article includes news items that didn’t quite make the cut for part 8 of my annual review of the year in ed-tech Pokémon Go and the Future of Ed-tech Surveillance Spot the errors about COPPA and privacy in this story about Pokémon Go. Bored with Pokemon Go? Try this...

This article includes news items that didn’t quite make the cut for part 7 of my annual review of the year in ed-tech Accreditation Via The Richmond Times-Dispatch: “[the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia] adopts contingency plan to keep 15 Va. for-profit schools open.” Via Inside Higher Ed:...