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By Melissa Gedney Schools do not lack for challenges, but they also don’t lack for solutions. Read this article to explore approaches that work, and why. Examples include Rowan-Salisbury Schools’ Educators’ Playground of edtech where teachers can tinker and test new products, as well as “Back the Pack”, a long-running program within Rock Hill Schools to feed hungry children. Students leaders within the high school’s Career Technical Education (CTE) program designed an assembly line that allows for the mass production of meals and supplies for approximately 600 students.
By Harrison Jacobs and Pat Ralph “One of the hottest sectors in the Chinese technology industry is education tech. Online English-tutoring is expected to grow to an $8 billion business by next year. Education technology is such a big business in China because families are willing to invest more than a third of their income into their children’s education. Chinese society places an extremely high value on education and, more specifically, quality English language instruction.”
EnlightED is an international conference that brings together experts in education, technology and innovation to fuel debate on education in the digital era. Telefónica Foundation and IE University are co-organizing the event which is set to take place on October 3 – 5 in Madrid as part of South Summit 2018. a special competition has been launched to award prizes to the best 10 edtech startups worldwide, which can be at any stage of development.
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