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Teachers say student monitoring software more often flags for discipline issues

August 3, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

Education leaders and technology experts have been trying to find better practices for monitoring student online activity to prevent acts of violence while limiting unnecessary surveillance. More needs to be done to eliminate the harms, CDT said in a report […]


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The critical link between scholastic esports and career pathways education

July 29, 2022

Via: eSchool News

When I first approached my administration back in August 2021 about implementing a scholastic esports program at school, I had imagined facing significant opposition to the idea, and, in preparation, had rehearsed my talking points and done my research in […]


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Gamification tools that increase student engagement

July 27, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Who out there doesn’t enjoy some form of game? Whether it be watching or playing a sport, a card game, a board game, or video games, most people would say they at least enjoy one. Games are part of many […]


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How I use technology to keep PE relevant in the 21st century

July 21, 2022

Via: eSchool News

The days of rolling the ball out and playing sports in PE are changing. With the advancement of technology and shift towards collaborative work in the classroom, physical education teachers are finding more and more ways to keep PE relevant […]


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AI education is critical for an equitable tomorrow

July 20, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Underserved communities are universally disadvantaged in their access to resources and high-quality technical education compared to their urban counterparts. Data suggests that between 2000 and 2019, the number of college graduates (ages 25-34) in urban America increased from 26 percent […]


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How to ensure digital equity in online testing

July 11, 2022

Via: eCampus News

The SAT will be moving online for students in the United States beginning in 2024. The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) exam will be taken entirely online next year. Many other states already have fully online tests—and […]


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3 ways telepresence robots are impacting learning

July 8, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Edtech is having a renaissance, driven by necessity. Ten years ago it was not commonplace to see a Technology Director on staff at an elementary school, let alone a Technology Integration Specialist. Times are changing. The global pandemic has created […]


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ASU course encourages high schoolers to get their heads in the cloud

July 5, 2022

Via: eCampus News

It’s an early morning wake up call for Trinity Smith, lead teaching fellow and student studying business data analytics at Arizona State University (ASU). During the Spring 2022 semester, Smith started most mornings with 30 high school students who were […]


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The future of recruitment? Digital campus tours

July 4, 2022

Via: eCampus News

Selecting a college or university is one of the most significant life decisions a young adult can make, and it’s a daunting one even under typical circumstances. But because our current circumstances are anything but typical, many institutions have turned […]


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How a new online platform aims to expand HBCU digital learning

July 1, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Earlier this year, UNCF announced it is developing an online platform, HBCUv, with the vision that it will have classes taught by the country’s best Black minds. The way UNCF, which advocates for private historically Black colleges and universities, is […]


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30 Higher Education IT Influencers to Follow in 2022

June 27, 2022

Via: EdTech Magazine

Anyone who works in higher education knows the value of IT. Colleges and universities are entering a new normal for education, and it’s up to technology leaders to guide them into this new frontier. From hybrid learning to cybersecurity, universities […]


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How 3D printing is changing education

June 27, 2022

Via: eSchool News

If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that we must invest in educational technology. When schools use technology to improve the quality and quantity of educational content, learners will thrive. Amid this technology-driven educational environment, 3D printing offers students […]


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How to block school security threats now–and in the future

June 22, 2022

Via: eSchool News

The typical K-12 school system has the same basic security needs as any modern university campus: centralized management and control of security systems and procedures, and a strategy for staying ahead of threats while protecting earlier investments. In both cases, […]


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ASU course encourages high schoolers to get their heads in the cloud

June 20, 2022

Via: eSchool News

It’s an early morning wake up call for Trinity Smith, lead teaching fellow and student studying business data analytics at Arizona State University (ASU). During the Spring 2022 semester, Smith started most mornings with 30 high school students who were […]


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6 tools to help kids learn coding and robotics

June 20, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Introducing students to coding and robotics gives them early exposure to STEM in general. This early exposure, according to research, is key to the future of the workforce. Aside from the cool factor K-12 coding and robotics offers, students will […]


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4 tools to help students build post-COVID research skills

June 16, 2022

Via: eSchool News

As an educator with 21 years of experience in teaching and learning, I have had the opportunity to work with students of differing abilities and learning backgrounds. During a typical school year, meeting the varied needs of my students makes […]


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The Edtech Industry Has An Oversaturation Problem

June 15, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

There are always new products coming out in the edtech landscape, but somehow a couple software platforms monopolize the industry and are used by teachers everywhere, leaving smaller companies and edtech startups facing an uphill battle. Some of those big […]


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Edtech Should Be More Evidence-Driven

June 3, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Over the past decade, global investment in edtech has soared to new heights. The urgent need to educate children at home created by COVID-19 lockdowns turbocharged already existing momentum, and analysts now expect edtech expenditure to reach an eye-watering $300 […]


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College, Nonprofit Help Build Digital Literacy for Property Service Workers

May 31, 2022

Via: EdTech Magazine

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, property service workers were recognized as essential, frontline employees. Janitorial staff were tasked with the heavy burden of protecting themselves, their coworkers and their families from illness. Building Skills Partnership took this burden and made […]


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How K–12 School Districts Can Prevent DDoS Attacks

May 31, 2022

Via: EdTech Magazine

Distributed denial of service attacks against K–12 school districts have risen sharply over the past two years. The attacks come from outside actors and, increasingly, from students who discover they can buy a DDoS attack as a service online, as […]