6 Ways to Make Edtech Affordable on Any Budget

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Most educators have thought about integrating a robust technology program if they haven’t rolled devices out to students already. Although the benefits of technology in the classroom and the need to equip today’s students for the modern workforce are well-documented, schools often cite cost and budget constraints as the reason more technology isn’t yet available to their students and teachers. Mobile LearningPosted on July 8, 2016 by Rebecca Sadwick.

The Features And Benefits Of The XP-Pen Drawing Tablet In The Classroom

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This post is sponsored by XP-Pen , manufacturers of a range of drawing tablets for artists, students, and other creative professionals. Older students may benefit from the Deco 01 V2 ($69.99) with its bigger surface and more space to create and problem-solve. .

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How Academic Publishers Can Push the Boundaries of Digital Learning

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Digital learning platforms are not, however, simply a matter of reproducing a print-first approach via high fidelity ebooks. The rising cost of printed textbooks—as well as tuition and university life—have made them unaffordable for many students. As a result, more students are turning to used books, rentals, shared copies, illegal downloads, and other online sources. In order to succeed in a rapidly changing market, educators, students, and publishers need to evolve.

Top 15 Sites and Apps for Flipped Learning

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Basically, it turns a classroom upside down (or on it's head) where the learning of a topic is done at home and then they applied practice or "work" is done at school. With Mobile Learning and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) becoming more mainstream, "Flipped Classroom" models are happening more and more, leading me to create my list of favorite tools for "flipping a classroom". Also, students can view the lessons at home on their mobile devices and learn at their own pace.

10 Experts’ Predictions for Education and Technology in 2016

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But that hasn’t stopped us from asking a number of experts in education and technology to gaze into their crystal balls and share their thoughts on one major EdTech trend we can expect to see lighting up learning and one major challenge that education will face in 2016. I believe more schools worldwide will find the funds and way to have their students learn with technology. Students should have room for testing ideas without worrying about grades or harming their futures.”

Librarian Approved: 30 Ed-Tech Apps to Inspire Creativity and Creation

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Tool discovery is often a challenge for teachers interested in finding ways to use technology that will change the way they and their students work. Luckily, several tech-savvy librarians have been curating the apps their colleagues find useful and sharing the all-stars with one another through personal learning communities (PLC) and edWeb webinars. She sees the same trend in students, but also recognizes many schools have policies against phones because they can be distractions.

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Join Us in Chicago for the Fourth Annual Global Leadership Summit - March 15, 2019

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Paid registration is required [link] About the Summit The annual Global Leadership Summit, cohosted by ASCD and GlobalEd Events, will convene classroom teachers, school and district administrators, and thought leaders in a full-day interactive, engaging program that empowers educators to lead classroom, school, districts, states, and policy arenas in supporting students as change agents in their own communities and around the world. ori students.