Blended Learning & Technology

Classroom to Cloud: 3 Factors to Consider When Transitioning to Remote Learning
Classroom to Cloud: 3 Factors to Consider When Transitioning to Remote Learning

Unprecedented times call for unprecedented measures. In the face of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, organizations of all types are being forced to rapidly reevaluate and restructure the way they conduct business during a public health emergency. Like other business leaders, school administrators must think critically about how each decision...

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New Evidence-Based Resources Aim to Aid Districts in Edtech Decision-Making
New Evidence-Based Resources Aim to Aid Districts in Edtech Decision-Making

Educational technology is a fast-moving train, bringing new products, promises, and procedures to school districts and classrooms across the country. Indeed, investors poured more than $1 billion into edtech ventures in 2018 alone, per a recent EdSurge report. However, in a conversation with EdSurge's Tony Wan, investor Jason Palmer of...

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Now Streaming: Gen Z Turns to YouTube to Learn
Now Streaming: Gen Z Turns to YouTube to Learn

Since 2005, YouTube has been a source of a wide range of content, from Keyboard Cats and “Rickrolls” to step-by-step DIY project guides and coverage of the latest presidential election. Like other forms of social media, the platform has continued to grow in recent years, with more than 400 hours...

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Evaluating EdTech: A Few Good Reasons You Need More Than One Good Study

In the digital age, purchasing decisions big and small tend to result from a great deal of research. After all, we spend hours researching potential new cars, upcoming vacations, and even places to eat this weekend, painstakingly scrutinizing reviews for hours until we feel we’ve garnered enough insight to make...

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Twitter 101: The Home-School Connection
Twitter 101: The Home-School Connection

Educational technology has revolutionized nearly every aspect of classroom teaching. Students now use technology to do research, collaborate, and share their work, while educators turn to tech tools for assessment, tracking progress, and even their own professional development. Social media has proven useful for students and educators alike, giving both...

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What Makes EdTech Most Useful? Hint: It’s About Teaching
What Makes EdTech Most Useful? Hint: It’s About Teaching

The presence of educational technology—or edtech, as it is often called—is a given in most public-school classrooms. Whiteboards, laptop carts, and even students’ personal smartphone devices (when used for educational purposes!) are undeniable components of schools today, a state of affairs that may lead to the assumption that technology is...

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Twitter 101: Joining Twitter Chats
Twitter 101: Joining Twitter Chats

In the education world, social media has emerged as a surprising source of professional development. More and more educators are going online to share ideas, ask questions, and stay up to date on the latest education news. For many teachers, Twitter is a popular platform for quickly engaging with colleagues...

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