Tags SXSW EDU 2017

Debut of GigEd aims to match edtech firms with educators looking for part-time gigs

by Wyatt Kash

Founder of edtech recruiting firm HireEducation envisions Uber-like service will meet needs of edtech firms and educators in the “gig economy.”

NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña on leadership in education

by Wyatt Kash

The head of America's largest school system shares 50 years of education insights at SXSWedu — and some advice for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

As personalized learning expands, edtech 'plumbing' is as important as ever

by Wyatt Kash

Education experts at SXSWedu see promise in the abundance of personalized learning tools — and pitfalls in the shortage of planning.

Lower costs, newer tech help virtual reality become a reality in the classroom

by Wyatt Kash

Experts at SXSWedu from New York Times' school and Digital Promise say students are now better able to create VR, and not just consume it.

School administrators confront edtech app sprawl

by Richard W. Walker

Districts pilot platform unveiled at SXSWedu that uses data analytics to help educators track technology investments and make key decisions.

SXSWedu Preview: Computer science advocates to meet up to promote 'CSforAll'

by Wyatt Kash

Educators, coders and computer science advocates are among SXSWedu attendees advancing ways to inject CS in U.S. schools.