Tag: education technologies

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 […]


6 K-12 districts to watch in 2020

January 13, 2020

Via: Education Dive

School districts nationwide face myriad challenges and successes heading into the new year. Where some jurisdictions see gains with student success and technological innovation, others continue to face takeover threats and lawsuits. Others are confronted with growing pains amid population […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

The Future (Revisted) of Online Education

January 9, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Given the demands on students’ time and the pressure to increase credit accumulation, online education will certainly play a growing role in undergraduate as well as graduate and professional education. Many of those classes will offer a pale imitation of […]

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 […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

Dyslexia focus produces results for a Colorado public school

October 30, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Dyslexia is estimated to impact between 5-10% of the population, and serving students with the disorder a struggle for all schools. But as the ALLIES program demonstrates, methods like splitting students into smaller groups and teaching them the rules on […]

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

7 New EdTech Tools for Teachers

April 4, 2018

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Back to you with another new EdTech tools list. These are web tools and extensions to be featured in our blog for the first time. We collect these resources from our email piles and sometimes, like in today’s work, we […]

Education Tech

4 surefire ways to get more for your edtech dollar

February 27, 2018

Via: eSchool News

As warmer weather approaches, students start looking to spring break with excitement as a sign that the end of the school year is near. Not so for school IT directors, who are trying to determine how they will accomplish all […]

Education Tech

Google Drive Shortcut Sheets for Teachers

February 23, 2018

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google has recently introduced a number of new features to enhance the overall functionality of Google Drive and its services Docs, Sheets, and Slides. The most recent feature we covered here is the ability to annotate and add comments on […]