Weekly Roundup: EdTech, Dyslexia


We missed this back in December so are throwing it up here: an article from Ed Tech Magazine predicting tech trends for education in 2016. From virtual reality to 3D printing to wearable technology, author D. Frank Smith offers his thoughts on what trends could shake up the education scene this year.

What do you think? Which of the trends mentioned in the article are most likely to make an impact in 2016? Let us know in the comments. Read more.


You may be already familiar with the Percy Jackson books, a fantasy series for children written by Rick Riordan. The hero of the books, Percy Jackson, has both dyslexia and ADHD and was created by Riordan as the protagonist of the bedtime stories he told his son, Haley. Haley was also diagnosed with dyslexia and ADHD and this article by Riordan about his son’s relationship with books is both touching and inspiring. Read more.

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