Funding Edtech with the E-Rate Program and Grants

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And with online assessments now being required in many states, reliable broadband access is also essential so that students’ knowledge and skills are accurately represented, and technology is not a barrier to achievement and its documentation. Accessing the E-Rate and Matching State Funds.

How the E-rate and grants can help fund your edtech plans

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And with online assessments now being required in many states, reliable broadband access is also essential so that students’ knowledge and skills are accurately represented, and technology is not a barrier to achievement and its documentation. Accessing the E-Rate and matching state funds.

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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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Now, we know that edtech has been proven to improve test scores and overall classroom engagement. But, how does the 2010 vision for edTech match what’s actually happening today? The cost, plus it’s easy manageability and durability, made Chromebooks a main player in the edtech game.

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The 5 Strategies States Should Pursue Now to Make the Most of Future EdTech Investments in ESSA

Doug Levin

Now, Title IV is a complex, layered program and marks a significant departure in structure and operation from past federal edtech investments. Go easy on the inspirational, aspirational statements; go deep on data to support the needs assessments and recommendations.

Alabama Leaders in Ed Tech Offer a Model for Professional Development

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For nearly two decades, our organization has served 137 school districts in our stat e. MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out how schools can ensure investments will succeed over the long term. We see many questions about E-rate.

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How Access to Technology Can Create Equity in Schools

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That means we shouldn’t just use edtech to replace worksheets, run “drill and kill” exercises, or crunch assessment performance numbers. When used effectively, technology can greatly contribute to creating equity in schools.

What Gartner’s Top Tech Trends for 2019 Mean for Education

EdTech Magazine

School districts have already seen some of these tools enter the educational space, with innovations such as AI-enabled teaching assistant programs and advanced data collection and analysis to improve student assessments. What Gartner’s Top Tech Trends for 2019 Mean for Education.

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Penn State Holds Symposium for Teaching and Learning with Technology

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” Asking writing teachers to work with students without directly assessing their writing is like asking a coach to try to develop their players by telling them the score of the game, but not letting them observe any of the action.

3 Ways to Achieve a Successful School Improvement Initiative

EdTech Magazine

Using that information, administrators chose to integrate DreamBox , a software solution designed to help math teachers teach and assess students. After one year, students who participated in the program scored on average 97 percent higher on the STAR assessment than those who did not, according to a case study. SIGN UP: Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! 3 Ways to Achieve a Successful School Improvement Initiative. eli.zimmerman_9856.

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CoSN 2018: Broadband and Cybersecurity Are Top IT Concerns

EdTech Magazine

To assess those filling current IT leadership roles, the survey also delved into the respondents’ professional backgrounds, education and years of experience. IT leaders say they use funds from the E-rate program and delay replacement or defer maintenance/upgrade contracts as a strategy to overcome budget issues. Catch all of our coverage of CoSN 2018 by bookmarking EdTech ’s conference landing page. Jena Passut is the managing editor of EdTech: Focus on K–12.

How to Avoid Making Data Center Mistakes

EdTech Magazine

Schools should assess where the gaps in their infrastructure lie and research by consulting industry experts to find solutions , not try to come up with in-house ‘innovations’ that can be out of line with real industry trends,” advises Medhi Paryavi, chairman of the International Data Center Authority (IDCA). SIGN UP: Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! Technology is in constant flux and data centers must evolve at the same rate.

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Executive Briefs

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However, leaders are often not close enough to the details to be able to assess the effectiveness of existing privacy protections.

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

Doug Levin

Finally, somewhat for the sake of brevity, I have excluded consideration of the role of the E-rate (which is overseen by the Federal Communications Commission and not the U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role appeared first on EdTech Strategies.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Edtech CEOs Seek to Change the ‘ Adversarial Narrative ’ With Public School Teachers,” says Edsurge. ” WaPo’s Valerie Strauss covers a recent study from the Stanford History Education Group on NAEP : “The ‘nation’s report card’ says it assesses critical thinking in history – but NAEP gets an F on that score.” (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” “Schools, Libraries Miss Out on Millions in E-Rate Funds,” according to EdTech Magazine – some $245 million for the 2014 fiscal year. ” “ Northwest Evaluation Association To Enter State Assessment Market,” says Education Week. Educator’s Assessment Data Management System ( EADMS ) is merging with IO Education. Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via NPR : “ Betsy DeVos ’ Graduation Rate Mistake.” ” Via The Consumerist : “New Chairman Orders FCC To Abandon Court Defense Of Rule Limiting Prison Phone Rates.” Also via Education Week : “Under New Leadership, FCC Quashes Report on E-rate Program ’s Success.” Via Data & Society : “Assessing the Legacy of inBloom.” Education Politics.

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