But fear not! For our team has furnished the fine list before you...a roundup of some of our favorite EdTech and game-based learning news resources (presented in no particular order.) Let’s jump right in!
EdSurge Want to know what’s currently happening in the world of EdTech? EdSurge is surely a great place to start. Offering a robust selection of news articles and features, networking events and conferences, and even its own EdTech jobs board, the site bills itself as “the best resource on educational technology in K-12 and Higher Ed.”
THE Journal With origins dating all the way back to 1972, THE Journal was the first-ever magazine to be dedicated entirely to covering educational technology. Focused specifically on highlighting topics pertinent to administrative, technical, and academic technology leaders in K-12 education, THE Journal offers a menu of different ways to enjoy their content offerings: their website, print magazine, and thrice-weekly email newsletter.
Business Blogs (Various) Fun fact: company blogs from industry leaders in the game-based learning space like ourselves, Triseum, TeacherGaming, and more can often serve as an excellent resource for fans of learning games and digital training tools. To get started, simply visit your favorite EdTech or game-based learning company’s website to find out if they offer their own editorial insights!
EdTech Magazine Split into two dedicated websites focusing specifically on K12 and higher education content, EdTech Magazines’ robust array of article, video, and interview offerings make it a can’t-miss resource for IT leaders and EdTech-savvy educators alike.
EdTech Digest Since 2010, EdTech Digest has published more than 1 million words on EdTech with one goal in mind: helping to reshape education and creating a better future for students. The site features a number of recurring series highlighting cool new tools, interviews with leading experts, and imminent trends from the world of EdTech – oh, and don’t forget to check out their annual EdTech Awards program which celebrates leading innovators, companies, and products across K12, higher ed, and the industry sectors!
ISTE Blog While perhaps most famous for their annual ISTE Conference and Expo, the International Society for Technology in Education’s (ISTE) website is loaded with world-class EdTech ideas, content, and resources – and their blog is no exception! With a slew of subtopics to explore including digital citizenship, personalized learning, and tools, devices, and apps, it’s very likely one could spend a lot of time exploring ISTE’s blog without even scratching the surface of their vast content library.
The Tech Edvocate Intended to provide readers with a robust, multi-faceted look at the past, present, and future of EdTech, The Tech Edvocate is home to hundreds of high-quality articles on subtopics like personalized learning, parent/family tech, EdTech policy, and more. Their Edvocate Podcast – hosted by veteran educator and site owner Matthew Lynch – is also worth checking out for those seeking even more insights!
eSchool News First published in March 1998, eSchool News offers readers daily EdTech content across a variety of subtopics including IT management, teaching and learning, and STEAM education. Featuring whitepapers, podcasts, webinars, and more, eSchool News offers a diverse slate of content geared towards all individuals who wish to explore the intersection of education and technology. No time to check out their website? No problem – follow eSchool News on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn for daily content delivered right to your feed!
EdTech Times A self-described digital media and consulting company, EdTech Times’ content primarily highlights leading innovations and innovators at the intersection of education, technology, innovation, and work. Featuring dedicated pre-K12, higher ed, and professional learning sections on their website, the organization has even recently begun hosting live events and expos including xR in EDU (focusing on the use of virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mixed reality (MR) in education) and work+EDU (designed to help bridge the gap between education and jobs).