EdTech Themes in 2014

Whats required to deliver on these themes is a student centric platform


Eight key themes emerging from the buzz of edtech conference discussions. 

GUEST COLUMN | by Jennifer Corriero

I recently had the opportunity to participate in conferences on educational technology including sxswEDU and DML (Digital Media and Learning). This video blog (see above) shares eight key themes that emerged for me as points of interest in the discussions that took place that can be summarized with the following key words:

1)      Playground
2)      Student Voice
3)      Entrepreneurialism
4)      Efficacy
5)      Crowd teaching
6)      Maker Movement
7)      Personalization
8)      Social Spaces

Beyond reporting some of my observations and experiences, I have also started to think more deeply about what I see as the modern day dilemma for learners.  We live in an era of increasing access to choice. In a sea of infinite options for learners…

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