EDTECH INNOVATORS, PROJECTS AND APPS TO KNOW

| April 10, 2019

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Every year technology introduces the hottest trends in education, and educators are never disappointed with possibilities for student learning.While most people anticipate the ways in which augmented and virtual reality will change the education landscape, edtech entrepreneurs suggest that’s only part of what teachers can expect in the way of innovation. Education thrives on innovation, and edtech entrepreneurs are at the forefront of initiatives that improve learning. These innovations are transforming schools in countries around the world by putting learning experiences in the hands of those who need them the most – students and their teachers.

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Blending Education was created to help educators, administrators, instructional designers and anyone else interested in teaching and learning to easily implement blended learning into their course, program, faculty or school.We want your students to love learning what you are teaching, so we have created portable microlearning objects that you can easily use to complement your course.

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Blending Education was created to help educators, administrators, instructional designers and anyone else interested in teaching and learning to easily implement blended learning into their course, program, faculty or school.We want your students to love learning what you are teaching, so we have created portable microlearning objects that you can easily use to complement your course.

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