PD, Planning, and Tech Investments for Learning Success

PD, Planning and Tech Investments for Learning Success

Teacher Training and Blended Learning Success Blended learning, where students split their time between in-class lessons and online work, has become increasingly popular in K-12 education due to its success. Unsurprisingly, researchers found that blended learning was much more successful when the teacher had received proper and thorough training and support. What’s more, they had […]

Ways to Teach Students to be Future-Ready

Ways to Teach Students to be Future-Ready

Classroom Tips to Get Kids Ready for the Future  Today’s students face a whole new set of challenges than what we faced. They are learning and will be working in a technology-heavy, innovation-filled world. We’re already looking at the possibility of smart houses, autonomous cars, and artificial intelligence in our lifetime, and our kids will […]

Digital Standards All Educators Should Know and Teach

Digital Standards All Educators Should Know and Teach

Educating Students About Online Interactions and Safety  Teachers have long understood the importance of instilling good citizenship in students, focusing on social etiquette, and how to treat people with respect. Now, the importance of digital citizenship is just as important. Teachers should educate on how to stay safe online, from cyberbullying to phishing to navigating […]

Cyberhygiene Tips for K-12 Users

Cyberhygiene Tips for K-12 Users

Keeping Staff and Students Safe While cyber attacks in the education sector are often targeted at higher education institutions, threats to K-12 schools are on the rise. Schools continue to experience cyber incidents, despite the rise of cybersecurity. As more K-12 students use data to fuel education innovation, they are becoming a more enticing target […]

Ways Technology Helps Educators Tackle Low Literacy Rates

Ways Technology Helps Educators Tackle Low Literacy Rates

Put technology to good use to boost comprehension of reading and writing.   The ability to read and write is a gift; it is not given. Teachers must work carefully to educate their students in this field, as it is a life-long skill. As schools do not have a lot of control over what goes […]

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Activities for the Whole Family During Winter Break

Things to do During Winter Break

Get your children active this winter break! The festive holiday period can be a hectic time for everyone, and it’s easy to let the winter break slip away without having fun and accomplishing duties and chores that you’d planned. To help tackle boredom in your children this winter break, check out these fun activities to […]

How Will AR Transform Education

How Will AR Transform Education

Augmented reality has the power to provide students with more interactive experiences. Even though AR (augmented reality) is still up and coming, the trend only seems to be getting bigger. From Pokémon Go to smartphone games to virtual reality headsets, children and adults alike are getting their hands on the latest technology. By 2018, the […]

The Impact of Bringing on Education Content

The Impact of Bringing on Education Content

While binge watching isn’t considered educational, could binging on educational content be effective? As most of us know, binge watching leads to poorer sleep, less family time in front of the TV, and even less enjoyment of the content. However, if the content was educational, could learning outcomes improve? This is the question being asked […]

The Biggest Barriers to Digital Learning

Biggest Barriers to Digital Learning

Integrating technology into the classroom without barriers.   The biggest barrier to digital learning for teachers is gaining student access to technology. This is closely followed by a lack of time during the school day. For administrators, the top concern is securing relevant and effective professional development to their staff, followed by limitations and problems […]

Is Video Becoming a Standard Educational Tool?

Video Becoming a Standard Educational Tool

As technology enters the classroom, we’re seeing an increase in the use of videos. These days, video is becoming as ubiquitous in classrooms as laminated times tables and whiteboards. Not only are teachers seeing video as another resource to reinforce the material, but also, children with a visual learning preference are benefiting greatly. The most […]

Important Considerations About Online SATs

Considerations Regarding Online SATs

Digitalized SATs – are they the way forward?  The face of SATs as we know it is changing – soon a standard SAT experience may be digital. The College Board, the company behind the SAT, announced earlier this year that it would be expanding access to a digital version of the test. A practice online […]

Keeping Parents Informed When Using Technology in the Classroom

Keeping Parents Informed When Using Technology in the Classroom

Parents can help their children understand classroom innovation. As schools integrate new technology and devices, school leaders need to capture the minds of children as well as their parents. Experts in the field agree parent engagement is important for student engagement. Even so, few schools consider parents when moving forward with digital innovation plans. A […]

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