Sat.Feb 22, 2020

Teach Better, Play Minecraft… Badly

Teacher Tech

Start Playing Minecraft Minecraft is a virtual world that can be used for collaboration and building. This is an excellent tool for students to demonstrate their learning. Important: You do NOT need to know how to play Minecraft to teach with Minecraft. – Steve Isaacs.

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How School Boards See and Assess Input on Classroom Technology

EdTech Magazine

When Prince William County Public Schools in Virginia needed to replace its 20-year-old core network three years ago, IT Services Director AJ Phillips had to convince school board members to support purchasing a new network infrastructure. The school board didn’t understand why the district’s network performed poorly, so Phillips had to get creative in her explanation.

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Here Is How to Use Google Drawings to Create Educational Visuals

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

There are several web tools teachers can use to easily design educational visuals, posters and infographics to use in their instruction without the need for any graphics design knowledge. Two.read more

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Makerspaces Are Transforming My School. Here’s How

EdTech Magazine

In 2016, Anderson Elementary School in Bristol, Tenn., started a journey from a traditional school and library to a place of wonder and innovation, inspired by the idea of creating makerspaces. That idea required changing an existing system. It also pushed me, as principal, to think through some questions: Where will we place a makerspace? How will we train the teachers to use the new technology? How will we find that space to create innovation?

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Infographic Featuring Chromebook Tips for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

For those of you using or planning to use Chromebooks in their instruction, the infographic below is a good resource to keep handy. It is also one of our popular graphics we shared last year. It.read more

5 Questions to Ask When Selecting a DRaaS Provider

EdTech Magazine

K–12 districts collect massive amounts of data — and face countless threats against it. Complete data loss would be a true disaster. In addition to a disaster recovery plan, Disaster Recovery as a Service can help ensure continuity of operations. Here are key questions to ask when choosing a DRaaS provider

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