Resources for Keeping Up with the Latest in EdTech
We spoke with Jeanne Allen of the Center for Education Reform and Romy Drucker of The 74 during a recent #Get2A webinar event. During the course of our conversation, the panelists referenced a number of important ways to keep your finger on the pulse of what is happening in education reform and edtech. Here are their top recommendations.
Top News Sources:
- EdSurge is one of the most visited edtech focused news sites and has a mission to help schools find, select, and use the right technology to support all learners.
- Whiteboard Advisors is an communications agency focused on crafting strategy for complex and fragmented markets such as education. Their blog features a great analysis of the latest issues in education. They also provide monthly reports on policy trends and debates in education.
- Ed Week is one of the premiere sites for news and analysis on the pre-collegiate education system in America.
- The 74 Million is a non-profit news site covering education in America. The name comes from the 74 million children in America under the age of 18.
-The American Council on Education is the coordinating body for America's colleges and universities. They have a fantastic newsletter and news section on their site.
- The CER Newswire is a fantastic place to find a weekly report on education news and commentary.
- Chronicle of Higher Ed is published every day and has dedicated sections for faculty issues, student issues, technology, data, and more.
Follow on Twitter:
We've created a Twitter list of influential people to follow in education reform and edtech.
New York EdTech Week on Dec. 19-21
Center for Education Reform Events and their EdTech Roundtable
Get to know your local charter and education reform organizations. Attend their conferences.