Blended Learning & Technology

Preparing for the Ultimate EdTech Conference: 5 Tips for Attending ISTE 2019
Monday, May 20, 2019
Preparing for the Ultimate EdTech Conference: 5 Tips for Attending ISTE 2019

What’s next in the world of educational technology? For educators, administrators, and education stakeholders, there’s one place to find out: the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference. The ISTE is a nonprofit organization committed to working with the global education community to spark innovative uses for technology in...

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Twitter 101: Do's and Don'ts of Sharing Classroom Information Online
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Twitter 101: Do's and Don'ts of Sharing Classroom Information Online

Where do educators go for teaching tips, ideas, and advice? In the digital age, social media has emerged as a surprisingly effective avenue for educators to connect with each other and learn more about their craft. In particular, Twitter allows educators to ask each other quick questions and receive almost...

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3 Things Mobile Device Programs Can Teach Us About Educational Equity
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
3 Things Mobile Device Programs Can Teach Us About Educational Equity

In today’s digital age, nearly every aspect of our lives requires working with technology. Among social apps in our personal lives, digital devices in our workplaces, and educational technology in our schools, we find ourselves using tech skills every day. For educators, this technological revolution has led to concerns about...

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Twitter 101: Grow Your Personal Learning Network
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Twitter 101: Grow Your Personal Learning Network

The digital age is rapidly changing the education world by revolutionizing everything from classroom materials to assessments and grading, so it’s no wonder that educators are venturing online themselves in search of professional development. With the education landscape undergoing a daily evolution, social media has become an essential resource for...

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Twitter 101: How to Start Your Own Teacher Twitter Account
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Twitter 101: How to Start Your Own Teacher Twitter Account

Educators know the value of collaborating with colleagues—after all, these connections are often where we get our best ideas! As the education world becomes increasingly digital, teachers have more and more opportunities to connect with each other, whether they work in 

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Leveraging Social Media for Literacy
Friday, March 15, 2019
Leveraging Social Media for Literacy

Social media is an undeniable force in our students’ rapidly evolving digital world. Indeed, middle- and high-school educators are all too familiar with the sight of students texting, Snapchatting, and watching videos between class. But just how much time are students spending on social media?

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Fast and Furious: 5 Education Technology Trends to Watch for in 2019
Friday, March 8, 2019
Fast and Furious: 5 Education Technology Trends to Watch for in 2019

What trends can we expect to see in education in 2019? An online Forbes magazine piece from Daniel Newman, an analyst and researcher focused on the disruptive potential of technology, sought to determine what digital trends in education we should pay attention to in 2019, as well as which have...

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Educator, Innovator: How Teachers are Becoming Leaders in Edtech
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Educator, Innovator: How Teachers are Becoming Leaders in Edtech

What’s next in the world of educational technology? For the answer, look no further than your nearest classroom teacher. Educators have always been the primary source of product testing and feedback for edtech developers—after all, products that were designed for use in the classroom need buy-in from teachers!...

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5 Ways Edtech Helps Educators Target Early Reading Skills
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
5 Ways Edtech Helps Educators Target Early Reading Skills

You may have heard that third grade is a key time for shifting from “learning to read” to “reading to learn.” That’s because it's the major transitional point at which information in academic textbooks used in school often becomes more complex than everyday conversational speech. Students who are reading proficiently...

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