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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 […]


Education Tech

Top 10 Back-to-School iPad Apps

September 7, 2017

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here are our top 10 back to school iPad apps. There are definitely many more great educational apps that can be added to this list but for space purposes we limited our selection to 10 titles. We only featured generic […]


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. […]


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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 […]


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 […]


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. […]