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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 […]


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: ED.gov 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 […]