Tech Access in Schools: Making Edtech Accessible to All

Digital Promise

Access to technology for all students is a major goal for many schools, companies, and organizations—yet access is only part of the equation. middle and high schools for 1,700 students across 22 schools. Develop Pathways to Increase Female StudentsEngagement in “Tech” Courses.

Funding Edtech with the E-Rate Program and Grants

edWeb.net

As schools and districts strive to meet their existing technology needs and prepare for the future, access to federal and state funding, along with other grants, is making a major difference in whether students engage in 21 st century learning or are left behind.

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Nontraditional but More Collaborative: Edtech Trends for 2019

Edsurge

As we look ahead to the future in edtech, we see an industry marked by significant change and stubborn challenges. 2018: A Lesson Review One frustration frequently expressed by Top Hat customers has to do with a lack of coordination among edtech solutions. We are now beginning to see a move toward LMSs that are more collaborative, student-focused and faculty-centered. And, of course, students are bringing more devices to class.

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U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

Consider this post (light on analysis, heavy on the archiving of primary source material) one for the wonks, students, and historians. FY 2010 $100,000,000. Rationale for Obama administration FY 2010 program funding reduction : “ The proposed reduction of $169.9

What to Look for When Purchasing an Education Projector

ViewSonic Education

Teachers have used projection systems for well over a century to bring engaging content to students. Consider classroom size and number of students. Student needs also play a role. LED displays look great to students seated directly in front of them.

How K–12 Schools Can Use Technology to Combat Absenteeism

EdTech Magazine

Consider this statistic: As many as 8 million students were chronically absent from school during the 2015–2016 school year, up from 7.2 That means 1 in 7 students missed 15 or more days of school. Of those students, an estimated 1 in 10 kindergarten and first grade students were chronically absent. Chronic absenteeism is worse among special needs students, according to recent findings in some states. . These tools are also fun and engaging.

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How K–12 Schools Can Use Technology to Combat Absenteeism

EdTech Magazine

Consider this statistic: As many as 8 million students were chronically absent from school during the 2015–2016 school year, up from 7.2 That means 1 in 7 students missed 15 or more days of school. Of those students, an estimated 1 in 10 kindergarten and first grade students were chronically absent. Chronic absenteeism is worse among special needs students, according to recent findings in some states. . These tools are also fun and engaging.

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How K–12 Schools Can Use Technology to Combat Absenteeism

EdTech Magazine

Consider this statistic: As many as 8 million students were chronically absent from school during the 2015–2016 school year, up from 7.2 That means 1 in 7 students missed 15 or more days of school. Of those students, an estimated 1 in 10 kindergarten and first grade students were chronically absent. Chronic absenteeism is worse among special needs students, according to recent findings in some states. . These tools are also fun and engaging.

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How K–12 Schools Can Use Technology to Combat Absenteeism

EdTech Magazine

Consider this statistic: As many as 8 million students were chronically absent from school during the 2015–2016 school year, up from 7.2 That means 1 in 7 students missed 15 or more days of school. Of those students, an estimated 1 in 10 kindergarten and first grade students were chronically absent. Chronic absenteeism is worse among special needs students, according to recent findings in some states. . These tools are also fun and engaging.

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How K–12 Schools Can Use Technology to Combat Absenteeism

EdTech Magazine

Consider this statistic: As many as 8 million students were chronically absent from school during the 2015–2016 school year, up from 7.2 That means 1 in 7 students missed 15 or more days of school. Of those students, an estimated 1 in 10 kindergarten and first grade students were chronically absent. Chronic absenteeism is worse among special needs students, according to recent findings in some states. . These tools are also fun and engaging.

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How K–12 Schools Can Use Technology to Combat Absenteeism

EdTech Magazine

Consider this statistic: As many as 8 million students were chronically absent from school during the 2015–2016 school year, up from 7.2 That means 1 in 7 students missed 15 or more days of school. Of those students, an estimated 1 in 10 kindergarten and first grade students were chronically absent. Chronic absenteeism is worse among special needs students, according to recent findings in some states. . These tools are also fun and engaging.

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Workbench Education Expands Partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools

techlearning

Baltimore, MD – July 12, 2018 – Edtech company Workbench Education today announced the expansion of a partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools (City Schools) for the 2018 - 2019 school year. Today’s students need high-quality experiences using various forms of technology.

Why Taking Risks in the Classroom Pays off for Students—and Teachers

Edsurge

As the groans from my students got louder, I knew something wasn’t right. Doe Zantamata Hands immediately went up and my students began to get defensive. I’ve taught in a few districts with unique missions and priorities, but one thing that has remained constant is the fact that to make sure that learning remains engaging and relevant for the modern learner, risk-taking in the classroom is a necessity. Many of my students don’t have this mindset.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

You can read the series here: 2010 , 2011 , 2012 , 2013 , 2014 , 2015 , 2016 , 2017 , 2018 , 2019. It works well, that is, if you disregard student data privacy and security. Affluent students get to digital tools for creative exploration; poor students get to use theirs for test prep.

The #140EDU Conference

The Web20Classroom

Katie McFarland (@Katiemc827) – Staff Development Specialist, Cattaraugus Allegany BOCES – Kelly Sutton (@KellySutton) – Founder, HackCollege – Kim Sivick (@ksivick) – Coordinator of Lower School Technology, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy – Kristen Durkin (@Kristen_Durkin) – Graduate student at New York University, Huffington Post Blogger and Marketing Manager at Kforce Inc.

My Edublog Awards Nominations for 2011

SpeechTechie

Additionally, winning the 2010 Best New Blog award in this incentive brought SpeechTechie a lot of recognition and new readership, so THANKS again to those who supported me in that round, and to Edublogs as well. This is all in addition to her dedication to interpersonal engagement on Twitter.

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. Hawkesdale P12 College Let’s Hangout – Successful Student Study Groups – Snacks Optional , Candy R.

Final Schedule + Speakers Posted - Join Us for "Library as Classroom" Mini Conference This Wednesday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Libraries of all kinds serve as formal and informal creative classrooms, supporting learners by employing emerging strategies in learning and engagement. Joyce writes the NeverendingSearch Blog for School Library Journal and contributes to several other library and edtech publications.

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