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What Three Big EdTech Investments Say About The Future Of Education
December 8, 2011
This past week saw venture and private investors grabbing a pen to write checks to support three significant edtech trends: the move toward supporting Common Core standards, the use of “adaptive” learning technologies, and an increase in social media in education.
The underlying theme, says Gloria Lee, chief operating officer of NewSchools Venture Fund, is about making education truly personalized for learners. “Tech tools that make it easier, faster, more effective—more personalized for kids—these are exactly the kinds of things that we’re most excited about.”
[Read the full article at FastCompany]