43: Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

Episode 43 May 21, 2022 01:01:22
43: Extra! Extra! Read All About It!
EdTech Examined
43: Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

Hosted By

Erik Christiansen Kris Hans

Show Notes

We have layoffs, iPod RIP, Google I/O conference announcements, lessons from online learning that should continue post-pandemic, and IT considerations in Education.


News articles
*Tech Crunch: Professor Scott Galloway's EdTech Startup Section4 lays offs
*Engadget: End of the iPod
*The Verge: Google I/O 2022 biggest announcements
*National Post: Four lessons from online learning that should stick after the pandemic
*Forbes: Five tech areas where IT in education should take a step back

*Apple battery replacements
*Cal Newport's Digital Minimalism


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Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @EdTechExamined


Erik Christiansen, Co-Founder & Co-Host
Website:  erikchristiansen.net
Twitter: @egchristiansen
Blog: tech-bytes.net

Kris Hans, Co-Founder & Co-Host
Website: krishans.ca
Twitter:  @KrisHans
Market Grade:  marketgrade.com

Christopher Hoang, Audio Producer & Sound Engineer
Website: chrishoang.ca

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