This is how your infrastructure should look before your next tech rollout

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Follow these guidelines to create a technology infrastructure that support teachers and students. Most educational organizations want the classroom to change; to improve teaching and learning by leveraging technology. The terms blended and flipped learning are touted extensively as useful educational goals. It must also provide fast and reliable external access to teaching and learning resources that are on campus.

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How to get every student a device and access to the internet

The Christensen Institute

As we enter summer and close the books on the 2019-20 school year—one sure to be more than a footnote in history texts in the future—there’s a new consensus that all students should have the technology they need to stay connected to learning.

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How Edtech Developers Design Around ‘Screen Fatigue’

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When I think about education technology, images of engaged students in front of computers and tablets come to mind. As the director of business development at Zinc Learning Labs , a literacy company, my bread and butter is communication with educators. Among them: “blended learning.” Here are a few guidelines I’ve come up with. Learning is fun and exciting, and technology should reflect that. It’s just another tool educators can use to support learning.

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What?s New: New Tools for Schools

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Tech & Learning Rounds Up a Summary of New Tools for Schools Software & Online ACHIEVE3000 & ICIVIC ( www.achieve3000.com ) & ( www.icivics.org ) Achieve3000 and iCivics are partnering to offer middle and high school students government and civics lessons designed so that students can learn the fundamentals of American democracy at their own individual reading levels. TabPilot ( www.techpilotlabs.com ) Learning Systems has changed its company name to TechPilot Labs.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update February 25th Never let formal education get in the way of your learning. Mark Twain Welcome to the Learning Revolution. The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn. The Learning Revolution Project highlights virtual and physical events from Web 2.0 To receive the weekly Learning Revolution newsletter, please join the Learning Revolution network.

Will giving greater student access to smartphones improve learning?

The Hechinger Report

I have guidelines for cellphone and smartphone use, but it’s a constant struggle to keep kids engaged in lessons and off their phones. On the one hand, we know that most students bring a mini-supercomputer to school every day, a device with vast potential for learning. On the other hand, just how and even if smartphones might help students learn remains a troubling question. Related: Many low-income families get on the Internet with smartphones or tablets.