Want Better Educational Technology? Consider Putting Teachers in Charge
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Want Better Educational Technology? Consider Putting Teachers in Charge

Using technology in the classroom is a given for most teachers today. In fact, a 2017 study conducted by MidAmerica Nazerene University in Kansas found that more than 70 percent of surveyed teachers said their students “use tablets or laptops daily.” An even higher number—86 percent—reported having Wi-Fi access in...

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What Makes EdTech Most Useful? Hint: It’s About Teaching
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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
Thursday, June 6, 2019
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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