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Battle of the Classrooms: Apple, Google, Microsoft Vie for K-12 Market – EdSurge News

It’s terribly confusing, but perhaps no coincidence, that three of the world’s most prominent consumer technology companies—Apple, Google, Microsoft—each boast a “Classroom” tool aimed at K-12 educators and students. After all, what better way to secure a foothold in the market than impressing one’s brand to future consumers at a young age?

Source: www.edsurge.com

Here’s an overview article to help you understand the current k-12 online classroom environment. 

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Report: Educator Confidence in Technology Increasing — THE Journal

Sixty-five percent of educators expressed confidence in using digital technology in their classrooms, a 7 percent increase over last year, according to a recent survey commissioned by education and publishing company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH).

Source: thejournal.com

I’ve been using ED TECH since 1980.  Great to see the revolution is ongoing. 😎

First-Year Teachers More Confident in Tech but Use It Less Than Experienced Teachers — THE Journal

New data from a survey of more than 37,000 educators revealed that first-year teachers aren’t using tech in the classroom as much as their more experienced colleagues even though they have a higher opinion of their own technological abilities.

Source: thejournal.com

New teachers need technology integration training (even if they don’t know it).