Tag: technology

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

The 4 tech skills all middle schoolers should develop

November 26, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Saint Patrick’s is a small, pre-K–8 Catholic school in Yorktown Heights, New York. Last year, we received a grant to revamp our computer lab into what we call a STREAM lab, which stands for science, technology, religion, engineering, art, and […]

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

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

Who Should Truly Have the Power in K-12 Edtech Adoption?

September 24, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

Technology administrators are very busy people. Often they are in charge of a district’s network infrastructure, manage a team of support personnel who handle school-site work tickets, develop and lead professional development, and constantly have to explain the importance of […]

Education Tech

Strong communication key when implementing ed tech

August 15, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While teachers who have experienced a lot of “fad” programs tend to be wary of new technology implementations, they’re are also more likely to embrace changes that they contributed to or had a say in. New initiatives that build upon […]

Education Tech

Making the professional development-student safety connection

July 18, 2019

Via: Education Dive

When our district implemented a new student safety platform last year, I knew it wasn’t going to be enough to simply roll out the new technology and expect administrators and teachers to embrace it and engage with it. Like any […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Higher Education

23 colleges and groups get $183.8M to expand apprenticeships

June 27, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The Trump administration sees apprenticeships as a way to help fill open jobs, which outnumber the count of unemployed workers. The three fields selected for the apprenticeships all face steep worker shortfalls. The U.S. manufacturing industry could have up to […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

How colleges are helping one city bring tech training to scale

June 7, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In the last couple of years, when Louisville, Kentucky, found itself low on the list of desirable cities where large companies might want to set up offices, Mayor Greg Fischer had to take a hard look at the reason his […]

Editorial, Education Tech

How Will Technology Change Education?

May 25, 2019

Via: Sofia Allende

Technology is changing every aspect of our lives––and the educational system is no exception to the rule. From the rapid proliferation of massive open online courses (MOOCs) to the widespread adoption of mobile devices that facilitate blended learning models, technology […]