Category: Education Tech

Education Tech

10 things to know about digital learning

November 26, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Digital learning itself is expanding in schools, but access to classroom and home technology still remains a major obstacle, according to a new study from Schoology. The State of Digital Learning report is based on responses from more than 9,200 […]

Education Tech

4 Mind Mapping Tools Students Can Use on Their Chromebooks

November 22, 2019

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here is a list I curated over the last weekend. The list features some of the best web tools teachers can use to create mind maps on Chromebooks. I have only included the ones I think are too simple and […]

Education Tech

3 essentials in a mobile learning environment

November 21, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Beekmantown (NY) Central School District, a rural district of 2,070 students, was on a mission to be the most progressive educational institution in the area. When funds were earmarked for school wi-fi, we wanted to harness the internet to provide […]

Education Tech

3 reasons ed tech needs more educator input

November 18, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The advent of technology in schools has provided overwhelming benefits for decades. We’ve witnessed the rise of learning management systems, student information systems, 1:1 technology, and much more. Very rarely do those technologies remain static, though — school leaders investigate […]

Education Tech

3 things middle school teachers should know about Generation Z and the role technology plays in their lives

November 12, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Gen Z: a generation defined by on-demand smartphone access. Nearly half of Gen Z students say they are online “almost constantly,” leaving everyone, especially educators, wondering what impact the prevalence of technology has had on students’ lives and will have […]

Education Tech, News

How an instructional tech director helped rewrite LAUSD’s narrative

October 29, 2019

Via: Education Dive

During her six years as principal, Sophia Mendoza was always asked to put out fires. When Lankershim Elementary was in its fourth year as a Program Improvement school, Mendoza, who has been an educator for 22 years, stepped in to […]

Education Tech, Educational Forms, Informal learning

Supporting the whole learner with day one access at scale

October 28, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Whenever he’s on the graduation stage handing diplomas to students who have overcome great odds, Warren County Community College President William Austin realizes the payoff that can come from making the transformation to digital learning. The leader of the northwestern […]

Education Tech

In higher ed tech, where’s the ‘hype’ and what’s the promise?

October 21, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Every few years new technology emerges that promises to improve student success and make it easier for college officials to do their jobs. Some tools have delivered on that promise, but many face blowback when they don’t quickly fix the […]

Education Tech, Educational Forms, Formal Education

Nine Ways Technology Can Boost STEM Learning

October 18, 2019

Via: Blog

Across the nation, innovative programs are preparing students to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. These subjects, often called STEM, can open up new pathways to success in the 21st century workforce and also means new opportunities […]

Education Tech

High schoolers in charge? How one school gave up control and won

October 17, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Six years ago, my school district faced a problem common to all public school leaders: not enough money to bring powerful learning technology to students. So we chose a different way — the open source way — and as a […]