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Nick Howe is Chief Learning Officer at Area9 Learning, a global leader in adaptive learning technology. He is also a strategic advisor at the Institute of Simulation and Training at the University of Central Florida and board advisor to multiple edtech startups. Howe previously served as Chief Learning Officer at Hitachi Data Systems where he built and led the corporate university and online communit...
Our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. Schools helping students fight fake news. Full story from CNN 2. Rise of digital tools changing music education.
{{unknown}} {{unknown}} Several years ago, motivated by a lifelong interest in global economic development, I decided to enroll in a mooc offered by Columbia University professor Jeffrey Sachs on Coursera. The course, The Age of Sustainable Development, was highly publicized by Sachs and Coursera. Sac...
Our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. Edtech for developing countries. Full story from EdSurge 2. Providing edtech solutions for displaced people. Fu...
Michael Boloudakis is the founder and CEO of Kinems, a company that offers personalized learning experiences for children with learning disabilities such as autism, dyspraxia, and ADHD via Kinect-based learning games. Boloudakis won the MassChallenge Civic Tech Sidecar prize sponsored by Microsoft in 2014. With Kinems, he was one of the finalists of INTEL Business Challenge CEE competition 2011. Boloudakis earned a bachelor's degree in computer scienc...
Our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. Technology changing every aspect of life in this town.Full story from Rapid Growth 2. New technology allows Holocaust survivors to tell their story.
Dee Kanejiya is founder and CEO of Cognii, a platform that provides artificial intelligence technology for classrooms. Its virtual learning assistant provides automatic assessment of students' open-response answers along with personalized tutoring. Kanejiya has 16 years of experience in AI, speech recognition, consumer web, and the education industry. He is passionate about improving the quality and affordability of education with the help of advanc...
Our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. Teachers turn to digital games for civics lessons.Full story from Education Week 2. One medical student brings DNA testing to women in the Caribbean.
Dave Parker is a serial entrepreneur who is currently the CEO of Code Fellows, an immersive and in-person code school that offers job-ready web and mobile software development training. Parker previously served as Senior VP Programs & Peoples for UP Global. He launched the Pay It Forward scholarship program, which funds opportunities for women, underserved minorities, and veterans. Parker holds a degree in commun...
Our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. How edtech is enhancing language learning. Full story from Forbes 2. This hip-hop company is shaking up the edtech game.