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Education Tech

Research: Most ed tech PD in spring was informal, teacher-initiated

August 17, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The need for professional development grew quickly this spring when teachers and students were forced by coronavirus school closures to embrace distance learning. Now, a majority of teachers and administrators believe the need for technology will increase over the next […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

New guide aims to help schools navigate privacy concerns for students with disabilities

August 5, 2020

Via: Education Dive

When the coronavirus pandemic forced school buildings to close in spring, educators and students had to embrace distance learning, transitioning to an entirely different and largely unfamiliar learning model practically overnight. Aside from presenting logistical and curricular headaches, this created […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Education Tech

6 tips for summer school in uncertain times

July 24, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Heading into spring break, we had a great flow going in my classroom and a good blend of hands-on activities and technology. One of the things I love about the spring semester is that the students hit their stride. They […]


Editorial

A Brief on Remote Education

July 14, 2020

Via: Lawrence Malone

Remote education has seen a dramatic increase in popularity over the past decade and along with it came a surge in educational standards, various improvements, and innovations that made life easier for everyone involved. Maybe even more so for individuals who are […]


Education Tech, News

Colleges get creative in using technology to honor graduates

May 8, 2020

Via: eCampus News

For the 280 graduates of the ArtCenter College of Design in California, there was no walking across a stage to receive their diploma, no tossing of caps in the air. But otherwise, the college’s May 2 virtual graduation ceremony was […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Preparing students for the future of work: An educator’s perspective

February 14, 2020

Via: Education Dive

How can we, as educators, adequately prepare our students for the mysterious future of work? The jobs and careers we know today will either be gone or redesigned by the time current students join the workforce. It is our job […]


News

Facial Recognition Moves Into a New Front: Schools

February 6, 2020

Via: NY Times

LOCKPORT, N.Y. — Jim Shultz tried everything he could think of to stop facial recognition technology from entering the public schools in Lockport, a small city 20 miles east of Niagara Falls. He posted about the issue in a Facebook […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

6 things to know about STEM education today

February 6, 2020

Via: eSchool News

We hear it time and again, but the truth of the statement cannot be emphasized more: STEM education is vital to our nation’s success as a productive leader in the global economy. According to STEM education experts, schools should start […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Customized microcredential programs benefit rural schools with convenient PD options

January 24, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Microcredential PD programs are gaining popularity as more districts implement them for teachers to select, learn and demonstrate their strengths and skills. While not a substitute for more robust professional learning, these programs can be tailored to any aspect of […]


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 […]