SXSWedu 2015: Our recap of Austin's ed innovation extravaganza
Some of the biggest names in K-12 and higher ed innovation descended upon the Austin Convention Center last week for SXSWedu 2015. In addition to hearing from and speaking with top thought leaders in the space, Education Dive was also on hand to check out the latest education products and services on display.
We've compiled a complete list of our SXSWedu coverage below.
- Sal Khan: We're thinking very seriously about Android: The founder and executive director of Khan Academy also told us that, in successful school implementations of the platform, teachers and students deserve most of the credit.
- Pearson's Don Kilburn talks remediation costs and outcomes: We sat down with the president of the world's largest education publisher's North American arm to discuss remediation, PowerSchool, and, of course, that Politico article.
- 9 ed tech developments to note from SXSWedu 2015: If you couldn't be in Austin or just didn't have time to see everything on display, here are nine innovations that caught our attention.
- Coursera's Stiglitz: MOOC revolution is just beginning [SXSWedu 2015]: We caught up with the massive open online course provider's head of business development to talk credentialing, JetBlue, and the format's continuing potential for disruption.
- Brainly unveils new iOS and Android app at SXSWedu: The new app places larger focus on the social learning network's homework help platform.
Jill Biden promotes benefits of community college at SXSWedu: The second lady of the United States promoted the Obama administration's plans for free community college and a student loan 'bill of rights' at the Austin conference.
Instructure integrates PowerSchool in new Pearson partnership [SXSWedu 2015]: Could the impending sale of Pearson's widely-used student information system impact the deal?
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