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?Scaling Mobile Technology for Community College Students: 5 Tips for Entrepreneurs

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After three years of utilizing a BYOD (bring your own device) policy with my classes at Nassau Community College, I have seen how tools like tablets and laptops can lead to better academic engagement. It’s why mobile access has been one of the most important means of connecting students to their academic resources. These mobile messages keep students connected to course material and let students know we care about them, but the system is still too one-size-fits-all.

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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. A series of Read Like a Historian videos prepares educators to effectively launch this type of learning in their classrooms. In the November 2016 Executive Summary , the researchers shared: When thousands of students respond to dozens of tasks there are endless variations.

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Student Agency is More Than Voice and Choice

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Educators and schools across the globe have embraced the concept of student agency. It might be facilitated by posing questions and then having students respond under cover of anonymity using mobile devices. However, we must not lose sight of the third element that comprises this concept, and that is advocacy. Image credit: [link] While voice and choice are more aligned with ownership of learning in the classroom, advocacy aligns with improving the school or district culture.

Impero Software Announces New Version of its Flagship Product ? Impero Education Pro ? at ISTE 2018

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Chicago, June 24, 2018 – Impero Software, a leading provider of classroom management, network and online safety software to schools today announced the latest version of its award-winning product, Impero Education Pro V7. We are always looking for ways to improve upon Impero Education Pro’s functionality so that teachers, IT departments and administrators have an even better experience when using technology in their classrooms and buildings” said Richard Fuller, Impero CEO. “We

Cybersecurity is Still Paramount for Schools

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Educating all constituents, not just about the process, but also why it’s important, is essential. They educate staff about the types of attacks as well as what to do. Educate. Stacey Pusey is an education communications consultant and writer. By Stacey Pusey.

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The Key Role of Tech in Accessibility for All

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Every two or three years, state and federal laws regarding accessibility in education change. While there is no substitute to having an attorney or special education director focused on special education legislation, there are additional services that can keep the flow of information coming.

Leading a District Effectively During an Unprecedented School Year

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A key element in any remote or hybrid scenario is equitable access to technology, and Dr. Domenech cited an estimate that as many as 14 million students still don’t have the equipment they need to receive an equitable education in areas where schools may be closed. By Robert Low.

Going on the Offensive: Cyber Security Strategies for Schools

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Educate all staff members frequently and thoroughly. Education programs need to be more comprehensive and ongoing throughout the year. Manheim Central School District (PA) Superintendent Dr. Peter Aiken said they partnered with a company to educate their staff about email threats.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

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Most educators look at the cost of their device and software, but what they need to understand is that the total cost includes PD, tech support, sustainability. Department of Education Secretary in October 2016. Ann also attended the 2014 White House Connected Superintendents Summit and was named a 2012-2013 NSBA Technology Leadership Network 20 to Watch Educator. Dr. Soumakian has over 35 years of education experience, including eighteen years of high school teaching.

Essential Elements for Moving to a 1:1 Environment

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During an edWebinar for the Empowered Superintendent series, “Leadership for Mobile Learning: Creating a Shared Vision,” the presenters said school leaders, though, often miss key parts of the planning process and end up with useless “hunks of plastic.” She guided both the educational technology and IT departments to support district and site personnel to plan and complete all iPad deployments and the Mobile Learning Initiative. Step 1: Make a plan.