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Digital Transformation in the Education Sector - A Guide to Education Technology

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Can you think of an aspect of life that has not yet been influenced by modern technology? Chances are high that the answer is no! This is especially true in the education sector, which finds varying degrees of digital transformation happening all time.

5 Myths About Video Learning

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Quick Take: Explore some of the myths surrounding the use of video learning in school and the truth behind the benefits of educational videos. Myth #1: Video is passive learning. Myth #2: Video is time-consuming. Myth #3: Video require steep learning curves. Myth #4: Video vs intellectual property.

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What is Active Learning? And Why it Matters

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Active learning is a teaching method that works wonders. Think about some things you’ve learned. How to drive, change a tire or prepare a meal. You may have first been instructed by a parent. Or watched a how-to video.

Effective Educational Videos in the Classroom

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Quick Take: Learn how teachers are using educational videos effectively in their classrooms: - Current use of educational videos. Problems identified. Features sought by teachers. Suggested guide to video searching. Different solutions options.

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5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

18 Unexpected Free Educational Videos Website for Teachers

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Quick take: Take a look at 18 free educational video website for teachers: 1. Names and links of free resources. Multi-subjects covered. Multi-grade level covered. No one can beat free. We searched across the internet for the best free education video websites for teachers.

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The Future of eLearning - 10 Trends To Be Aware Of

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Dusty blackboards, smudged overhead projectors, and over saturated photocopies - Surely this sounds like many people’s education experience. If that’s the case, take solace in knowing that, in many schools, those factors are in the past. Today, eLearning reigns supreme.

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Building an Effective EdTech Strategy - Bring together workload, collaboration, and education

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After a long wait, the Department for Education (DfE) announced its EdTech strategy in early April. The strategy laid out the government’s expectations of a closer relationship between schools and the EdTech companies who supply them.

How to Select a Complete Digital Education Solution Provider

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Buying resources and tech for your schools can be a big responsibility and choosing the right equipment can be tricky.

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5 Ways EdTech Helps Students with Special Needs in the Classroom

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School can be tough for any child. For students with special needs in the classroom, the challenges are amplified. Separating from family. Interacting with teachers. Making friends. Being asked to learn new information every day.

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Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

What is Gamification in Education? 6 Ways to Gamify Your Classroom

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Do you want to play a game? As long as it’s not in the context of a certain horror film franchise, but rather in regards to gamification in education, then the answer is probably, “sure!”

How To Effectively Use Educational Assessment Tools

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Quick Take: Overview of educational assessment tools focusing on Summative assessment and Formative assessment. Explain, Compare and give examples of the two concepts. Offer suggestions for improvement and successful integration. A comparison of summative assessment and formative assessment.

4 Ways to Apply Interactive Whiteboards to the SAMR Model

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Quick Take: Discuss and understand the SAMR Model of educational technology integration. Explore: Different examples of the SAMR Model applied. Draw conclusions of the usefulness of the SAMR Model in Education.

How to Build a Modern School – 6 Key Elements to Embed in Your Groundwork

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Quick Take: Covering the 6 key elements in creating the right foundation for modern education with the arrival of the 4 th industrial revolution and the changing educational environment.

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Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.

What to Look for When Purchasing an Education Projector

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Considering an education projector for your classrooms or lecture hall? That’s a smart move. This useful tech has a long history of helping educators present content. Teachers have used projection systems for well over a century to bring engaging content to students.

How To Start a High School Esports Team & Benefit Your School

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Competitive video gaming has quickly risen to the ranks of "real sports" in many of the ways that count. These include big name sponsors, competitive pro leagues, college competitions and, in 2017, more global viewers than the 2016 NFL regular season.

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Finding the Ideal Front-of-Classroom Interactive Display

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Quick Take: Interactive displays are a big investment in edtech. Learn everything you need to know before jumping in: ? What is an interactive display and why it is important. ? Different types with their pros and cons. ? Identify what to consider when picking an IWB solution.

Jumpstart Engagement with Interactive Whiteboard Classroom Technology

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Nearly a hundred years ago, celebrated educational reformer John Dewey admonished: If we teach today's students as we taught yesterday's, we rob them of tomorrow. Never before have there been so many tech tools at our disposal for educating in entirely new, exciting, and promising ways.

Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.

The Inconvenient Truth about Class Size

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Quick Take: UK schools like schools around the world are facing a shortage of teachers and growing class sizes. Take a look at the reasons and effects of larger class sizes on teacher and students. How class size is affected if you are missing 30,000 teachers ?

Classroom Design Trends: Update Classroom Layout to Boost Engagement

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Classroom Design Then and Now. Rows of seats. Instructor front and center. Student eyes trained on the teacher. This classroom model worked well for centuries. Efficient and easy to set up. Old-school classroom design supported the idea that teachers impart knowledge to students.

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10 Ways Interactive Touch Screen Displays Improve Education

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There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for ideal classroom display solutions. Fortunately, schools have options. Most classrooms benefit (hugely) from at least one interactive touch screen display. Many find that more than one display is ideal for flexible classrooms that maximize active learning.

Why Esports in Schools is a Good Thing

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Esports are here to stay. As a spectator sport and as an industry. In colleges and in high schools. And in no small way. Competitive gaming has become a billion dollar business and is projected to grow exponentially. The prevalence of esports in schools is likewise rapidly expanding.

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EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

5 Reasons Why School Computer Labs Still Matter

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Not long ago, school computer labs were a mainstay of the education environment. Today, not so much. In fact, they’ve become downright controversial. Their very existence is at the root of the controversy. Many schools provide a computing device for every student.

6 Ways To Boost Classroom Productivity With Interactive Flat Panels

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Would you say that you’re a productive person? As time has gone on, our society has become more and more results-oriented. We know, it’s tough. Whether it’s in the classroom or in the workplace, sometimes it’s necessary for productivity to see a boost.

The Benefits of Video in the Digital Classroom

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The evidence is in. Digital-based learning benefits students. 1:1 student-to-device ratios. Tech-fostered collaboration. Student response clickers. Blended learning and flipped classrooms. When teachers leverage technology, learning outcomes improve.

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SCALE-UP Classroom Technology: Supporting The Learning Environment

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Despite the dramatic impact technology has had on education, many classroom structures and teaching methods haven’t changed much over the years. The education industry has often evolved slowly when it comes to major change and innovation.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

Create Effective Feedback With Education Technology

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The Promise of Education Technology: Effective Feedback. Giving effective feedback is one of the best ways to improve student learning. Constructive feedback allows a teacher to build and maintain a conversation over time.

Is Esports a Sport?

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Quick. When I say the word sports, what do you think of? If you’re a fan, it could be football, basketball or soccer. If you’re a player, perhaps it’s tennis or golf.

The Complete Guide to SCALE-UP in Education

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Collaborative, hands-on, and computer focused. This describes SCALE-UP in a nutshell. From their first classroom integration in the 80s to today, over 98% of schools in the United States now own computers.

Interactive Classroom Displays - How do I decide which to buy?

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In our modern era, those educating our youth are facing a conundrum. Considering the rise of smartphones, tablets, and cloud-integrated technology, the chalkboard, overhead projector, and other analog tools of yore are no longer yielding the same educational results.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

A Flipped Classroom Approach: Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

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Have you ever felt that the traditional classroom structure we’ve all grown used to is a bit too limiting for the today’s day and age?

Why Product Certification Matters

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Value-branded products are everywhere. New companies seem to pop up overnight. How to tell the quality from the questionable? The reliable vs. the risky? Product certification is one of your best tools. Buying on price and availability can expose users to avoidable risk.

Real-time Collaboration Through Online Platforms - 6 Advantages and Disadvantages

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Nothing leads to better results than working together. Group projects, both in business and in education — Collaboration is key.

Touch-Based Education - The Benefits of Interactive Learning

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They say that there are three types of learning — Visual, kinetic, and auditory. Visual refers to sight-based learning, while kinetic and auditory refers to touch and hearing-centric learning, respectively.

Today’s Curriculum for the Higher Ed HR Leader

Speaker: Joseph Clay, Business Transformation Strategist at Oracle, and Jeffrey Haynes, Director with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Today’s universities and colleges face many challenges ranging from reconciling financial pressures, to ensuring student success, to managing complicated workforce dynamics. One thing they all have in common: Their head of HR must align the HR function to best support the institution as it navigates this current landscape.