Category: Education Tech

Education Tech

5 Back-to-School Tech Tips for Teachers

August 20, 2018

Via: Free Technology for Teachers

The new school year has now started for almost everyone. And if it hasn’t started in your area, it will be starting soon. In the last few days before school starts take some time to make sure that your tech […]

Education Tech

Survey shows trend toward more self-directed professional learning

August 16, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Knowing where teachers’ heads are at when it comes to professional development options and strategies can help administrators better provide options that will show the most results in student outcomes. On the Speak Up Survey, teachers’ PD wish lists included […]

Education Tech

Leading a project-based learning focus requires new approaches

August 15, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Some say that project-based learning is the leading new form of pedagogy while others claim it is just a revamping of a much older educational framework. New or old, project-based learning seems here to stay, and now entire schools are […]

Education Tech

Building bonds with students can be boon to engagement, learning

August 14, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While the benefits of classroom teachers forging strong bonds with students are many, less attention is given to principals and superintendents making those types of connections. But certainly, today’s schools are complex environments, and every player has a role in […]

Education Tech

Online learning to melt snow days in 5 South Carolina districts

August 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

As technology and 1:1 device programs become more commonplace in schools nationwide, the snow day will increasingly become a fabled event of the past, with the youth of tomorrow unable to comprehend their parents’ recounting of the excitement of waking […]

Education Tech

Report: Most elementary, special ed teachers not required to show they can teach reading

August 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The report comes at a time when courts are being asked to consider whether children have a constitutional right to literacy. Learning to read encompasses the five skills of phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. But to help students […]

Education Tech

How to use social media for classroom assignments

August 8, 2018

Via: eCampus News

Social media is embedded in our culture. Online users regularly visit multiple sites each day to interact with their online community of family and friends, post and distribute content, and consume information. Social media sites are databases where our students […]

Education Tech

New space takes shape on campuses to encourage learning, collaboration

August 7, 2018

Via: Education Dive

St. Edward’s has developed six spaces that are specially configured for active learning, some with furniture on wheels that allows for easy reconfigurations for small-group collaboration, and others with sophisticated video-conferencing equipment. Professors often change their teaching style when they […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Education Tech

These Educators Are Using Personalized Learning to Think Differently About Teaching

August 2, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

The familiar comment on education is that it hasn’t changed in a hundred years. However, pioneering educators have been thinking more critically about what schools should look like and how we can better cater to the needs of all students […]

Education Tech, Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Schools are expanding the application of design thinking

July 25, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Design thinking, defined in the article as “both a process and a mindset, a way of solving problems and of seeing the world,” has been used in the business world for years and is increasingly affecting education. The five steps […]