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Category: Education Tech


Education Tech

Lessons in network resilience

September 23, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Today’s classroom isn’t what it used to be. The e-learning market is growing rapidly, with some estimating a 14 percent year-over-year increase between 2019-2025, reaching as high as $350B by that time. And these forecasts came before the global pandemic […]


Education Tech, Educational Forms, Informal learning

Using digital tools for engaging remote STEM instruction

September 21, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Providing science and math content online can be relatively straightforward, but engaging students in true distance learning requires more than just transmittal of information. Secondary students in particular need to be able to see and ask questions during remote STEM […]


Education Tech

How IT can take distance learning to the next level

September 21, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Last spring, school districts rushed to transition to distance learning as quickly as possible to protect the health and safety of students, teachers and staff. Now, schools are reflecting on what worked, what didn’t, and how these learnings can be […]


Education Tech

Learning lightboards bring a human element to online learning

September 16, 2020

Via: eCampus News

Trinity Western University (TWU) students bring more human faces to online learning by building lightboards that allow professors to look directly into the camera while drawing and illustrating on lighted glass. Through a matching grant from ECO Canada, Trinity Western […]


Education Tech

5 steps to great remote instruction

September 15, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Remote instruction is new to a lot of teachers, but not to everyone–some of us have been doing it for years. I personally have developed curricula for 17 separate remote learning short courses. Prior to teaching online, I taught face-to-face […]


Education Tech

4 ways to prioritize cybersecurity education in schools

September 14, 2020

Via: eSchool News

What would happen if we didn’t have the millions of cybersecurity professionals needed to fight hackers and prevent cyberattacks? Unfortunately, that’s not a hypothetical question. Data suggests that, by 2021, there will be a deficit of 3.5 million cybersecurity professionals […]


Education Tech, Educational Forms, Informal learning

5 skills teachers need during COVID-19

September 11, 2020

Via: eSchool News

We find ourselves working in some interesting places these days. Today, my office is the home of my great-grandparents in a small Minnesota town. It’s a simple house, and full of reminders of what life and education would have looked […]


Education Tech

How tech supports students’ emotional well-being during school shutdowns

September 10, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Schools around the world are in uncharted waters right now as they strive to balance shutdowns and social distancing regulations with the need for educational continuity as schools begin reopening. Most have turned to remote learning as a viable alternative […]


Education Tech

The pandemic classroom requires collaborative tech to thrive

September 3, 2020

Via: eSchool News

The back-to-school season is in full swing amidst a global pandemic that’s seen US COVID-19 infections rise to 4.86 million in early August. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that around 7 percent of confirmed COVID-19 cases […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

1:1 programs ‘on steroids’ bring challenges for school districts

September 1, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The Austin Independent School District in Texas spent three years on a 1:1 initiative to get tech devices into the hands of every student in grades 8-12. But on March 13, when the coronavirus pandemic forced its schools to shift […]