EdTech 10: Pilots, Partnerships and Parents

This week’s Edtech 10 is brought to you by the letter “P.”

With announcements from President Obama, news on Podcasts, package deals on games, new research of parent perception by PlayScience, The Post producing new content, plans from startups, a public middle school contest, progress in the field of brain science, and resources for Smart Parents.

Blended Schools & Tools

1. Listified. NPR’s Lead Education Blogger, Anya Kamenetz, examines the state of EdTech and shares a list of questions she produced with Manoush Zomorodi, host of the New Tech City, and Adriene Hill, senior reporter for Marketplace’s LearningCurve project that parents should be asking when it comes to devices and implementation, a topic we explored in Smart Parents.

2. Game On. 30 games produced by Amplify Games are now available to schools and districts to purchase. Packaged as separate bundles, the games are designed to support middle school students in language arts and STEM.

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