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Educational Forms, Informal learning

An After-School Education Program Aims to Diversify the Tech Industry

March 27, 2023

Via: Ed Surge

The lab starts filling up after school lets out. Students trickle in. They help themselves to a snack — today it’s tacos — and chat excitedly with friends. They laugh and joke, listening to Beyoncé and Rihanna on built-in speakers. […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Is higher education ready for its tech renaissance?

October 22, 2021

Via: eCampus News

Higher education is in a very different place from where it was at the start of the pandemic. Roll back the clock to the end of 2019, and schools and universities were slowly starting to open up online learning as […]


Education Tech

How tech supports students’ emotional well-being during school shutdowns

September 10, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Schools around the world are in uncharted waters right now as they strive to balance shutdowns and social distancing regulations with the need for educational continuity as schools begin reopening. Most have turned to remote learning as a viable alternative […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

US 8th-graders show growth in tech, engineering skills

April 30, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Compared to 2014, U.S. 8th-graders are getting slightly better at applying their knowledge of technology and engineering to real-world challenges — and girls are outscoring boys even when they don’t take a specific class focusing on those topics, according to […]


Editorial

How To Use Gadgets in Creative Academic Writing

March 3, 2019

Via: Kelly Redmond

What does one need in creative writing? Imagination, a strong vocabulary, and good research skills are essential, but the tools of the trade can and must be adapted to the digital age. Academic writing means exclusively original ideas about well-researched […]


Editorial

Tablets in the Classroom: Good or Bad?

December 20, 2018

Via: Natalie Dunn

Nowadays, many kids are basically born with a tablet or phone in their hands. Not only are these devices extremely appealing to their young minds, but they also come in handy when parents need a break. And while the effects […]


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 […]


Editorial

How AI is Reshaping Talent Recruiting

June 20, 2018

Via: Natalie Dunn

Recruiting is undoubtedly one of the toughest issues businesses face today, an activity that involves stakeholders across the entire organization. Today, machine learning is emerging as a strategy to help employers conduct talent sourcing and recruitment more efficiently. Discover below […]


Education Tech

6 reasons why district-wide tech implementations are the right choice

May 14, 2018

Via: eSchool News

In any given K-12 district, you’ll find at least some teachers choosing their own edtech products. Why? If their district hasn’t shown tech leadership, there are no shortage of tempting free apps to choose from. Why not fly solo, so […]


Education Tech

Google Drive Shortcut Sheets for Teachers

February 23, 2018

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google has recently introduced a number of new features to enhance the overall functionality of Google Drive and its services Docs, Sheets, and Slides. The most recent feature we covered here is the ability to annotate and add comments on […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Simple Assessment Feature from Otus Learning Platform

February 21, 2018

Via: Class Tech Tips

The team at Otus has revamped a popular feature to make creating assessments easier for teachers using their robust learning platform. After hearing lots of feedback from current users, they decided to make a simple assessment feature so every teacher […]


Education Tech

5 tips for managing low-tech assessment with high-tech tools

February 1, 2018

Via: eSchool News

While most large-scale assessments are moving toward online delivery, many still integrate a traditional pencil-and-paper element. In today’s digital world, paper may seem comparatively low tech, but there are high-tech tools available to help manage all that paper. Here are […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Is Amazon dipping into higher ed?

January 30, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Amazon has been popping into higher education conversations more often, as the company narrowed its list of now 20 cities where it could place its second headquarters — potentially creating a technology career hub for graduates in the chosen location. Microsoft […]


Education Tech

New book argues tech might not always be best for engaging students

January 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The new book backs up the argument that as technology becomes more widely available, professional development for teachers on how to best integrate devices, apps and other digital tools into teaching is necessary. With schools increasing their emphasis on social-emotional […]


Education Tech

5 New Things You Can Do in Google Classroom This School Year

December 6, 2017

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

If you are using Google Classroom in your instruction, you may want to keep updated with its latest releases especially the ones launched last month.  Classroom Help has this page where new updates are posted regularly. In today’s post, we […]


Education Tech, News

New AI tool helps teachers tackle math

December 4, 2017

Via: eSchool News

As the new school year begins, elementary school teachers are now able to access a new, free online artificial intelligence (AI) tool designed to strengthen their math instruction and help students learn at higher levels. The IBM Foundation announced the […]


Education Tech

What Is The Future Of Data In Education?

September 18, 2017

Via: TeachThought

Data is both a catalyst and a burden for most educators. Data-driven instruction is an older idea that finally soaked into general K-12 education reform in the United States within the last decade, now operating as data teams and PLCs […]


Education Tech

Cost remains broadband roadblock for many schools

September 6, 2017

Via: Education Dive

As the data highlights, devices aren’t going away anytime soon. As they inch closer to being the primary method of delivery for curricular resources, districts must ensure their schools are capable of handling the load via upgrades to broadband infrastructure. […]


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 […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Top 4 uses for blockchain in higher ed

August 31, 2017

Via: eCampus News

As new technologies emerge, they often help make things more convenient for users. One such instance of this is the use of Blockchain in University IT. Blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin, is a method of storing and tracking information that […]