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Educational Stages, Higher Education

11 advantages of online learning software in higher ed

October 18, 2017

Via: eCampus News

There has never been a more exciting time to be associated with the education field. New technologies are allowing teachers and administrators to re-imagine pedagogical processes that have remained relatively static for hundreds of years. Innovative new approaches, bolstered by […]


Education Tech

Virtual and Interactive Resources for Science Teachers

October 13, 2017

Via: Free Technology for Teachers

Virtual labs have come a long way in recent years. While nothing compares to completing a hands-on lab in an actual science classroom, sometimes it isn’t possible. Cost and access to equipment are possible obstacles. Other barriers include location. As […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

As technologies progress, an old higher ed focus continues

September 7, 2017

Via: eCampus News

The beginning of fall semester is always the most intellectual fertile time in my academic year.  I approach the classroom from a rested viewpoint.  I am able to think in more big-picture terms, to apply a theoretical lens to my […]


News

5 ways technology can support educators in an environment of expanding school choice

September 5, 2017

Via: eSchool News

President Trump’s recent education budget proposal has received a great deal of attention for cutting education by $9.2 billion or 13.6 percent. The administration is proposing an additional $400 million for vouchers and $1 billion more in Title 1 funds […]


Education Tech

A Free Online Certified Program to Help Educators Make Better Use of Technology in Class

September 1, 2017

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The popular CK-12 platform is offering a free online certified program. CK-12 Certified Educator Program is designed to help educators make better use of technology in the classroom. It offers educators a variety of online sessions to learn key skills […]


Education Tech

Survey shows room for STEM ed improvement

September 1, 2017

Via: Education Dive

Many STEM supporters, in both the private and public sectors, fear that shortages of qualified potential STEM employees is only going to grow in the years to come. The Smithsonian Science Education Center found that “STEM-related jobs grew at three […]


Education Tech

Technology as an asset in school choice era

August 31, 2017

Via: Education Dive

Educators and administrators must consider how tech will not only change the delivery of a traditional K-12 school, but can potentially change the nature and focus of the curriculum itself. As career and technical education continues to enjoy the support […]


Education Tech

Blended learning platforms can help educators with grading challenges

August 30, 2017

Via: Education Dive

There may be additional benefits that come with removing the paper trail of grading physical assignments. Many teachers report that there are students of varying grade levels within the same classroom, making an educator’s job all the more difficult. However, […]


Education Tech

Teachers give low marks on schools’ ed tech use

August 28, 2017

Via: Education Dive

As more developers enter the ed tech market, it could drive prices down as companies compete to gain the business of school districts. But more must be done by administratorsto ensure they are making the right choice for their classrooms. […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Education Technology Vendors in Higher Ed: Friends or Foes?

July 7, 2017

Via: Ed Surge

During recent interviews with education technology decision-makers at institutions of higher education, I was struck by the sometimes extreme views formed about vendors during the process of procuring tools to support teaching and learning. Company representatives are anathema to some, […]