Three years ago, in another somewhat futile attempt to reduce the backlog of resources I want to share, I began this occasional “Ed Tech Digest” post where I share three or four links I think are particularly useful and related to…ed tech:

Technology is transforming what happens when a child goes to school is from The Economist. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Understanding “Personalized Learning”

The Five Most Popular Ed Tech Tutorial Videos of 2017 So Far is from Richard Byrne.

Literacy XPRIZE starts field tests of semifinalist apps in LA, Philadelphia and Dallas is from TechCrunch. I was particularly intrigued by Lyriko, which teaches languages through music.

The Global Trend Tracker is an interactive globe that lets you see the most popular Google Search subjects in each country. Thanks to Google Maps Mania for the tip. You might also be interested in The “All-Time” Best Places To Find The Most Popular (& Useful) Resources For Educators.

Google opens Expeditions VR education app to the public is from TechCrunch. I’m adding it to A Beginning List Of The Best Resources On Virtual Reality In Education.

Mobile classroom brings education to the hardest-to-reach students is from Ed Source. lets teachers create free virtual classrooms to teach…typing. I’m adding it to The Best Sites Where Students Can Work Independently & Let Teachers Check On Progress.