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K-12 Technology Usage: Student Mobile Trends (Infographic)
EdTech Times, March 12, 2013

K-12 Technology Usage: Student Mobile Trends (Infographic)

EdTech Times, March 12, 2013

Hope Battles Fear Over Student Data Integration

InformationWeek Education by David Carr, March 26, 2013

Education data might accomplish more to improve learning if we can overcome concerns about its potential misuse.

What if data about student performance were used to improve student performance, rather than solely to grade the student, the teacher and the school? Well, here comes an effort to do just that, big data style. Following close behind, here comes the privacy advocate freak-out.

I don’t mean to be dismissive of fears that education data gathered together in a big national pool could be misused, or hacked or leaked in some inappropriate way, but I do hate to see the downside expressed with little understanding of the potential upside. The fractured and disorganized state of education data has its downside, too…

Keynote: Bill Gates - SXSWedu 2013 [VIDEO]

Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will address the foundation’s U.S. education work, which focuses primarily on ensuring all students are prepared for success in college and career. The keynote will take place 10:30 A.M. Thursday, March 7, 2013 in Ballroom D of the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas.

The keynote features Iwan Streichenberger, CEO of inBloom. 

OPINION: People Who Don’t Want to Collect Education Data Should Explain Why It’s a Bad Idea

Unpacking the criticisms behind student data and the controversial inBloom database.

By Eric Horowitz, EdSurge

Some facts about inBloom.

Some facts about inBloom.

Why work with inBloom? 
https://inbloom.org/work-with-inbloom

Why work with inBloom? 

https://inbloom.org/work-with-inbloom

Mar 8

A video about how inBloom would work in JeffCo Public Schools.

Mar 8
Transforming Classrooms with Tech
Bill Gates, Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Iwan Streichenberger, CEO of nonprofit inBloom Inc., discuss the potential for personalized learning technology to transform classrooms during Gates’ keynote today at SXSWedu, in Austin, TX.
Photo credit: Amy E. Price, SXSWedu

Transforming Classrooms with Tech

Bill Gates, Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Iwan Streichenberger, CEO of nonprofit inBloom Inc., discuss the potential for personalized learning technology to transform classrooms during Gates’ keynote today at SXSWedu, in Austin, TX.

Photo credit: Amy E. Price, SXSWedu

Mar 6
A great sketch of the final Day in the Life workshop (instruction) from Blake McCaig (@blakemccaig). 

A great sketch of the final Day in the Life workshop (instruction) from Blake McCaig (@blakemccaig). 

Mar 6

SXSWedu is inBloom

By Ken Royal, Royal Reports

A post about the prominent place inBloom holds at SXSWedu 2013.

"InBloom’s new CEO, Iwan Streichenberger, is well known in the global education marketplace. His background in student assessment software, hardware, and use of education data for appropriate and effective decision making is just the thing needed to take action and lead many players running all over the field to play the same game—in their own unique way."