Until relatively recently, video content in the classroom was a rare treat; an occasional break from the musty and lifeless textbooks that had been begrudgingly schlepped around all day in a tattered schoolbag: https://freemarketfx.com/blog/disruptive-innovator-satisfied-customer/
Tech startups are tying up with brick-and-mortar publishing houses to change the way textbooks are written and presented: https://lnkd.in/dU2rdxa
40 percent of teachers say their school is “behind the curve” when it comes to tech adoption. This percentage is troubling given that 75 percent of teachers believe that digital learning content will replace printed textbooks within the next 10 years:https://lnkd.in/dvVqyea
boclips – the world’s largest video library for education – has partnered with Britlish adding spoken English animations and videos to the ever expanding boclips library. Britlish produces great, high-quality English language learning material which serves as a great addition for the education library. boclips has already added more than 2.2 million clips to their platform with Britlish serving as their 26th partnership with a video content creator.
boclips is a high growth education technology business that believes quality video in the classroom can spark the imagination, engage and inspire students of all ages, whatever they’re studying, wherever they are. The boclips video platform makes it easy for education publishers and service providers to find, license and use video from some of the most respected content producers on the planet.
The platform currently holds over 2.2m rights cleared clips from the BBC, Bloomberg, Getty, Associated Press and others that have all been tagged to the curriculum – meaning editorial teams can quickly surface the very best clips by subject, key stage & topic.
If you’re a content provider and interested in partnering with the world’s largest library for education, please don’t hesitate to reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org
Education technology has a public relations problem. In a space where words carry wide currency, our choice of language matters: https://www.edsurge.com/news/2016-10-06-why-education-needs-augmented-not-artificial-intelligence
Over the next five years, technology is going to shake up K-12 education. The NMC/CoSN Horizon Report: 2016 K-12 Edition, published by the New Media Consortium and the Consortium for School Networking, shares the technology that politicians, education experts, school administrators, and teachers should be integrating into classrooms: https://lnkd.in/dy4id8T
Former MIT dean Christine Ortiz is building a radical nonprofit research institution focused on the intersection of technology and humanity, to increase college access for underprivileged students: https://lnkd.in/dwZDi-s
Cutting-edge technology should be rolled out across schools if teachers are to better understand their students and improve grades: https://lnkd.in/dAkTKVe