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Education Tech

Chrome Extensions to Enhance Your Online Reading Experience

February 17, 2020

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here is an updated list of some of the best Chrome extensions to help you enhance your online reading experience. Some of the tools we published in last year’s post (like Clearly and Readability) are no longer available so you […]


Education Tech

From Screen to Robot: Engaging Students with Interactive STEM Education

February 13, 2020

Via: Class Tech Tips

Have you used robots in your classroom? A few years ago, I had the chance to connect with the team at Robokind, and today I have some significant updates to share with you. If you’re looking to bring interactive STEM […]


Education Tech

Is instructional coaching an answer to preventing waste in ed tech?

January 27, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Instructional coaches can provide the support teachers need for ed tech implementation, but they must develop strong connections with those educators, have planning meetings to discuss ed tech integration, work with teachers during implementation, and continue to check in with […]


Education Tech

Close the Digital Learning Gap: How One District Tackled Tech Disparity in the Classroom

January 20, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

In 2014, Palmdale School District was experiencing a major digital divide. With 28 campuses spread across the Southern California district, each managing its own technology decisions, some schools regularly enjoyed the benefits of technology in the classroom, while those in […]


Education Tech, News

FETC 2020: District shares tips, benefits for launching student-run IT help desk

January 15, 2020

Via: Education Dive

In a Tuesday afternoon session at the Future of Education Technology Conference, Brian Zimmer and Joe Montemaro, both directors of educational technology for New York’s Webster Central School District, shared how they supported a 1:1 initiative by placing students in […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Report: Florida, Ohio called ‘advanced leaders’ in K-12 media literacy efforts

January 7, 2020

Via: Education Dive

As the U.S. enters another presidential election year, 14 states have “some media-literacy language on the books,” according to a new report detailing legislative efforts to integrate media literacy instruction into curriculum. But “action is too slow compared to the […]


Education Tech

Recent school ransomware attacks highlight need for ongoing vigilance

January 3, 2020

Via: Education Dive

In a routine cleanup over the holiday break, the IT department in Michigan’s Richmond Community Schools “noticed something unusual” with the district’s computers. It was a ransomware attack — something districts are becoming all too familiar with. “Immediately, they shut […]


Education Tech, Educational Forms, Formal Education

Districts can deploy tech-savvy students to support IT staff

January 2, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Allowing Gen Z students who have grown up on technology to put their skills to use and gain practical knowledge not only gives them a boost of confidence, but it further develops employable skills. ​ Queens Technical High School in […]


Education Tech, News

How school IT leaders can avoid a cyberattack

December 27, 2019

Via: eSchool News

From credit card hacks to social security breaches, cyberattacks are more common with each passing day. Organizations in every industry are on high alert to ensure networks and information remain secure. News reports lead you to believe that only high-profile […]


Education Tech

10 Digital Curation Tools for Teachers and Educators

December 27, 2019

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A few days ago, we featured 4 good web tools to help teachers and educators make the best of their collaborative team work and today we are re-featuring a collection of some of the best bookmarking tools out there. These […]