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Category: Education Tech


Education Tech

Increasing network demands require proactive ed tech management

September 30, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Since bandwidth on wireless networks is limited, districts should be discerning when adding new devices and applications. Experts recommend schools do tech audits to inventory hardware, usage and prices. Trimming the fat of unused applications can free up space on […]


Education Tech

Tips for using social media with educators

September 27, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Social media is an essential marketing tool for educational publishers. But the changing algorithms, rise and fall of new platforms, and overall nature of social media make some developers hesitant. In their edWebinar, “Social Media Marketing 2.0: Educators Love Social […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Education Tech

How emerging technology can help you fulfill the promise of assessment

September 26, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Universities dedicate significant time, talent, and resources to the work of assessment. Most institutions consider assessment an important self-monitoring practice to ensure they are delivering on their mission and promises to students; they are also required by accreditors to perform […]


Education Tech

Who Should Truly Have the Power in K-12 Edtech Adoption?

September 24, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

Technology administrators are very busy people. Often they are in charge of a district’s network infrastructure, manage a team of support personnel who handle school-site work tickets, develop and lead professional development, and constantly have to explain the importance of […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Other educational stages

Why K12 professional development is best offered in an LMS

September 23, 2019

Via: Education Dive

There is so much excitement around blended learning and how technology can enable a better learning experience for students. At the same time, there should also be a sufficient amount of K12 professional development to ensure that “no teacher gets […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Student-Driven Online Reading Program for Elementary Classrooms

September 23, 2019

Via: Class Tech Tips

How do you use technology to support readers in your school? If you are exploring reading tools for students, the team at Lexia has expanded its Core5 reading program. They made the announcement at ISTE in Philadelphia earlier this summer, […]


Education Tech

What makes an engaging learning experience?

September 17, 2019

Via: eSchool News

An engaging learning experience in which students are fully immersed in the content is driven by six variables, according to new research. The State of Engagement 2019 report, from edtech SaaS provider GoGuardian, features insight from hundreds of students, teachers, […]


Education Tech, News

Should the FCC expand E-rate coverage to include cybersecurity?

September 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The CoSN report points out that though the E-rate program was designed to help defray the costs schools incur connecting students to the internet, the internet is now an essential communication tool for schools, businesses and homes. Meanwhile, the number […]


Education Tech

Setting social media boundaries between teachers and students

September 5, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Technology in the classroom is the new normal, providing an array of opportunities for learning and productivity. At the same time, the proliferation of personal electronic devices and social media outlets among children is creating new challenges for educators, parents, […]


Education Tech

Students prefer edtech resources to parents when it comes to homework help

August 21, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Smarter technology and edtech resources are helping students become independent learners and problem solvers, according to new research. In fact, many of today’s students first turn to technology for answers to their questions, and they aren’t depending on their parents […]