Category: Education Tech

Education Tech, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Homework gap continues to impact 18% of nation’s students

June 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In an effort to close the homework gap, districts are getting creative in their efforts to make sure all students have the internet access they need to be successful in school. For example, California’s Coachella Valley Unified School District equipped […]

Education Tech, Featured

How Will Technology Change Education?

April 19, 2019

Via: Sofia Allende

Technology is changing every aspect of our lives––and the educational system is no exception to the rule. From the rapid proliferation of massive open online courses (MOOCs) to the widespread adoption of mobile devices that facilitate blended learning models, technology […]

Education Tech

School system hack highlights need for cybersecurity training in K-12

March 18, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Though the Michigan security breach may have potentially been committed by students seeking to change their own grades, it demonstrates just how vulnerable school networks and the systems connected to them can be. Hackers aiming to steal the personal information […]

Education Tech

Augmented Reality 3D Rug: An Affordable, Engaging Classroom Addition

March 8, 2019

Via: Class Tech Tips

Did you catch me sitting on a classroom rug, snapping pictures and pretending to pet a grizzly bear? Well, it happened, and I’m pretty excited to share why I had no problem tossing my conference bag to the side and […]

Education Tech

5 Good Chrome Extensions for Teachers and Students

March 7, 2019

Via: Free Technology for Teachers

Now that I’ve run through my five favorite add-ons for Google Docs, Sheets, Forms, and Slides it’s time to share my favorite Chrome extensions for teachers and students. Like my other lists, this list is comprised of my go-to recommendations […]

Education Tech

4 Educational Web Tools to Try Out

March 6, 2019

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here is a set of educational web tools you can try out in your instruction. The tools which we have shared in the past allows you to perform a wide variety of digital activities including creating and sharing online quizzes, […]

Education Tech

How To Introduce Genetics to Students with an App

March 4, 2019

Via: Class Tech Tips

When it comes to exploring the building blocks of life, the folks at Avokiddo have an excellent mobile app. It can help you introduce genetics to students through play. If the idea of teaching genetics, or introducing students to the […]

Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

How colleges are using back-end AI to save time

February 27, 2019

Via: Education Dive

North Carolina’s public community colleges had a problem. Although the system had a wealth of learning resources faculty members could use to develop their courses, there was no simple way to share and organize those materials across all 58 campuses. […]

Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

How Machine Learning and the Cloud Can Rescue IT From the Plumbing Business

February 19, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

5 higher ed leaders tapped for Trump’s new workforce advisory boardMany educational institutions maintain their own data centers. But to Jeff Olson, chief data officer and senior VP of technology strategy at the College Board, all those humming racks of […]

Education Tech

Report: Principals’ support key element in teachers’ data use

February 15, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The survey results suggest that as districts adopt and implement data management systems, it’s important to ensure that principals are comfortable with the tools available and know how to support teachers at their schools in examining that data, running reports […]