Tag Archives: classroom technology

Booming in Buffalo

A community agrees on a truly transformative tool for teaching and learning. GUEST COLUMN| by Joe Parlier Kriner Cash views his district as on the cusp of a major renaissance, parallel to the one that the western New York state … Continue reading

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Cracking the Code

Motivating bored-but-gifted students using some fiery competition – and technology.  GUEST COLUMN | by Christopher Godshall There’s a lot of both media and academic attention paid to students with learning difficulties acting as barriers to acquiring knowledge, and rightly so. … Continue reading

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Making the Most of Technology while Keeping Students First

Creating conditions for success with technology starts with smart, strategic implementation. GUEST COLUMN | by Sam Weiss and Dave Saltmarsh Schools, educators and IT professionals provide students with the best conditions for success when they learn how to move beyond … Continue reading

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Teach, Love, and Learn!

IN CLOSE WITH | Katie Gutowski An ELA/ELL Specialist for the Colonial School District in New Castle, Delaware, Katie Gutowski shares her personal insight about being an educational leader and the current and future state of education technology in the classroom. … Continue reading

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Technology with a Purpose

How to help students use technology to make learning meaningful. GUEST COLUMN | by Gerry DiGiusto  At my son’s kindergarten orientation, the school’s teachers and principal—skilled, passionate, dedicated educators one and all—seemed most excited about the new iPads for the … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Ardusat

This solution creates an inquiry driven STEM program for the classroom allowing students to tap into their inner scientist and understand the world around them through sensor data. Their program includes open curriculum resources making classroom implementation seamless for teachers, as well … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | ClassInsights from WebAssign

This flexible and fully customizable online instructional system puts powerful tools in the hands of teachers, enabling them to deploy assignments, instantly assess individual student performance, and realize their teaching goals. More than 9 million students have used WebAssign to submit … Continue reading

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Another Dimension

Powerful ways to integrate visual storytelling in the classroom. GUEST COLUMN | by Livia Mihai The first pop-up children’s book I ever touched was Little Red Riding Hood. I was a high school senior, and I had thought I was … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Education Pro Color Poster Maker

Bright White Paper Co. has a poster printing machine called the Education Pro Color Poster Maker by Epson. What makes this product unique is that Bright White Paper Co. sells this as a package especially for educators. It has the … Continue reading

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Finding the Right Model

Sans obstacles, gliding ahead with personalized learning. GUEST COLUMN | by Maurice de Hond Two points stood out at the recent ASU/GSV edtech summit in San Diego: there were three times more visitors than two years ago in Scottsdale, Ariz., … Continue reading

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Smart Spending

Guidelines for funding classroom technology. GUEST COLUMN| by Mike Patterson  Teachers and school administrators nationwide believe that bringing technology into classrooms boosts educational outcomes for students. Districts often purchase the next big device to “revolutionize” learning. In fact, overall education … Continue reading

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EdTech Experiment

A math teacher takes an un-calculated risk to yield an exponential value.  GUEST COLUMN | by John Choins I’ve been a teacher for 16 years, and for the last 9 years I’ve taught middle school math. Before the start of … Continue reading

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Achieving Efficacy

Integrating the right technology tools in schools to meet learning challenges.   GUEST COLUMN | by Raj Valli Most classrooms already have technology assets, according to the US Department of Education, which reports that virtually all schoolrooms have at least … Continue reading

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Even in the Summer

Working overtime to bring you workable classroom technology for the upcoming school year. GUEST COLUMN | by Danielle Hegedus Around this time of year, educators undoubtedly begin hearing well-meaning comments from those outside of their field about how “lucky” they … Continue reading

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Trends | 10 Things Everyone Should Know About K-12 Students’ Digital Learning

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Trends | How Technology is Changing the Classroom

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Trends | Back to School Refresh

As teachers and students head back to school, PBS LearningMedia is welcoming them back with a new look, new resources, and the return of its “Get Your Tech On” initiative designed to support technology and digital resource integration in the … Continue reading

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Trends | Teaching and Technology

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Trends | Infographic: Audiobooks Raise Reading Scores

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Interview | Manny Perez Gets Interactive with Education

Some very creative thinkers from MIT realized that students were so occupied with furious note taking that they weren’t fully paying attention to their lessons. They asked a simple what if question (“What if there was a way to obtain … Continue reading

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An Oasis of Blended Learning in Dubai

GUEST COLUMN | by Richard Lakin Recently, I visited the Dubai Women’s College High School (DWCHS), in the United Arab Emirates, to produce a content management system that will become an “eYearbook” for the students. The high school is on … Continue reading

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