Education Themes and    Trends 2013         Gregg Alpert    alpertgm8@gmail.com        February 2013
Overview•  Education Technology•  Themes and Trends
Ed Tech Themes and Trends1.  Blended Learning2.  Data and Utilizing New Data3.  Free Education Content & Products4.  Rise ...
Education Technology                                    Free    Education                       Content and    Marketplace...
Blended LearningPrimary focus still on creating agreat school environment withgreat teachers, school leaders andschool cul...
Data  Lots of new data being created by  educational software applications (blended  learning environments, adaptive learn...
Free Education Content and ProductsWhat is happening •    Free quality content in K-12 and higher ed / MOOCs are here to s...
Rise of the TabletCheap Tablets• Aakash, Kindle, Chromebooks, Nook, the next  tablet, software that can be used on any and...
Education in Emerging MarketsPair cheap tablets / devices + free educationcontent & products + connected apps (via APIs)= ...
The Maker            •  DIY.org            •  MakerFaire.com            •  Learning to code -              becoming doers
Learning to Code / Bootcamps for Everything
Informal Learning and Displaying Competencies•  Informal Learning (offline and online): General     Assembly, Skillshare, ...
Education Marketplaces / Platforms•  iTunes edu apps & iTunesU; google play for edu apps; Amazon;     edshelf edu apps•   ...
Classroom of the Future
Appendix / Other Things I am Watching
Higher Order Thinking / Skill Development•  Workforce Training  o    Skill Development  o    Retooling•  Lumosity: brain g...
My Vision for the Future of Education•  Accessible, Efficient,     Engaging, Fun•  Teachers, Students, and Parents all wor...
Sources•    http://hackeducation.com/2012/11/19/top-ed-tech-trends-of-2012-the-business-of-ed-tech/•    http://hackeducati...
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  1. 1. Education Themes and Trends 2013 Gregg Alpert alpertgm8@gmail.com February 2013
  2. 2. Overview•  Education Technology•  Themes and Trends
  3. 3. Ed Tech Themes and Trends1.  Blended Learning2.  Data and Utilizing New Data3.  Free Education Content & Products4.  Rise of the Tablet5.  Education in Emerging Markets6.  The Maker7.  Learning to Code / Bootcamps for Everything8.  Informal Learning and Displaying Competencies9.  Education Marketplaces / Platforms10. Other
  4. 4. Education Technology Free Education Content and Marketplaces Products BlendedInformal Learning / Tablets /DisplayingCompetencies Learning Mobile Education in Data / Utilizing Emerging Data Markets
  5. 5. Blended LearningPrimary focus still on creating agreat school environment withgreat teachers, school leaders andschool culture
  6. 6. Data Lots of new data being created by educational software applications (blended learning environments, adaptive learning platforms, behavior management and apps connected to SIS / LMS)Utilizing New DataMore effective teaching and learning; improving learning outcomes a.  Personalizing learning b.  Teachers grouping students based on competency rather than age c.  Pinpointing problem areas and where students need the most help
  7. 7. Free Education Content and ProductsWhat is happening •  Free quality content in K-12 and higher ed / MOOCs are here to stay and only getting better •  Higher Ed will get disrupted •  Companies going direct to consumer are experiencing rapid growth and a number of huge successes •  These are all great things for the world of education; increases access and efficiency in educating the worldLessons Learned •  Teachers and Students want to easily test and use products •  Adoption needs to be easy •  Products need to be useful and work like consumers other non education products (i.e. fb, google docs) •  Need to get to market extremely fast, iterate fast and move quickly
  8. 8. Rise of the TabletCheap Tablets• Aakash, Kindle, Chromebooks, Nook, the next tablet, software that can be used on any android based tabletThis enables a couple of things•  Easier to create blended learning models in K-12•  Developing countries can leapfrog crappy systems and start using top of the line SaaS products and immediately implement new tools, capture data, and provide better learning experiences
  9. 9. Education in Emerging MarketsPair cheap tablets / devices + free educationcontent & products + connected apps (via APIs)= the perfect combination for education inemerging markets
  10. 10. The Maker •  DIY.org •  MakerFaire.com •  Learning to code - becoming doers
  11. 11. Learning to Code / Bootcamps for Everything
  12. 12. Informal Learning and Displaying Competencies•  Informal Learning (offline and online): General Assembly, Skillshare, Meetup.com, Udacity, Coursera, MITx, EdX, Udemy•  Displaying competencies: VERI, LearningJar, Degreed, LinkedinTaking data from offline and online courses and displaying competency for college admission and / or job prospects
  13. 13. Education Marketplaces / Platforms•  iTunes edu apps & iTunesU; google play for edu apps; Amazon; edshelf edu apps•  MOOCs; Professional skills course marketplaces: Udemy, Lynda
  14. 14. Classroom of the Future
  15. 15. Appendix / Other Things I am Watching
  16. 16. Higher Order Thinking / Skill Development•  Workforce Training o  Skill Development o  Retooling•  Lumosity: brain games and training, mixing game playing and brain development•  Minerva Project: creating a new model for higher ed
  17. 17. My Vision for the Future of Education•  Accessible, Efficient, Engaging, Fun•  Teachers, Students, and Parents all working together to help a student succeed•  Learners of all ages accessing the personalized content and tools they need to learn what they want anytime, anywhere
  18. 18. Sources•  http://hackeducation.com/2012/11/19/top-ed-tech-trends-of-2012-the-business-of-ed-tech/•  http://hackeducation.com/2012/12/21/top-10-ed-tech-startups-of-2012/•  http://kpcb.com/insights/2012-internet-trends•  http://hackeducation.com/2012/11/28/top-ed-tech-trends-of-2012-flipped-classroom/•  http://hackeducation.com/2012/11/27/top-ed-tech-trends-of-2012-learning-to-code/•  http://hackeducation.com/2012/11/21/top-ed-tech-trends-of-2012-maker-movement/•  http://www.hackeducation.com/blog/tag.php?Search_Tag=platform•  https://www.edsurge.com/n/2012-12-26-top-education-technology-tools-q3-q4-2012•  http://www.networkworld.com/slideshow/78425/16-most-anticipated-tech-products- of-2013.html#slide18•  http://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/startups-to-look-out-for-in-2013/? utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+mediaredef+ %28jason+hirschhorn%27s+Media+ReDEFined%29•  http://educationelements.com/news/10-predictions-for-blended-learning-in-2013•  http://educationelements.com/blog/my-top-5-wishes-for-blended-learning-in-2013•  http://www.impatientoptimists.org/Posts/2013/01/The-Next-Generation-of-Personalized-Learning•  http://gettingsmart.com/cms/blog/2012/07/why-arent-there-any-next-gen-learning-platforms•  http://hackeducation.com/2012/12/12/top-ed-tech-trends-of-2012-platforming-of-education//•  http://hackeducation.com/2012/11/28/top-ed-tech-trends-of-2012-flipped-classroom/•  http://www.impatientoptimists.org/Posts/2013/01/The-Next-Generation-of-Personalized-Learning

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