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Six Strategies for Equitable Education Systems

Digital Promise

How can school districts create more equitable opportunities and dismantle systemic barriers facing many students, families, and educators?

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4 Ways to promote collaboration in digital spaces


As we prepare for spring, it is always good to have some new ideas to promote student engagement and foster more collaboration in the classroom.


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Why Your Marketing Team Needs to Be a Part of the Online Program Development Process


New programs are not paying off the way they should, concludes a recent study by Burning Glass Technologies.

5 Essential Resources To Teach Programming Remotely


There are several essential resources to teach programming remotely. Undoubtedly, COVID-19 has posed unprecedented challenges for teachers of every subject. Indeed, many STEM educators are struggling to keep their students engaged without hands-on interaction in the classroom. As a computer science teacher, you need to know the most effective tools to teach coding to your students.

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

CoSN2021: Tips to Support Students with Special Needs in Virtual Learning

EdTech Magazine

Special-needs education has traditionally taken a predominantly student-to-teacher, face-to-face approach. But when K–12 schools switched to virtual formats last year, students with special needs had to rely more heavily on parents and teams to succeed.

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CoSN2021: 3 Superintendents Describe the Benefits of Working with CTOs

EdTech Magazine

With the future of education looking increasingly hybrid, the need for strong IT leadership has never been greater for K–12 school districts.

Special education success, even during a pandemic

eSchool News

When it comes to integrating technology into the day-to-day workings of special education, even during rolling lockdowns and remote instruction, there is no longer a question of either/or when it comes to using tech, says Tarrence (Tarry) McGovern, Director of Special Education for Kershaw County School District in South Carolina.

CoSN2021: Technology in the Classroom Promotes Equity in Education

EdTech Magazine

The need for digital and technological equity became clearer than ever following 2020’s shift to remote and hybrid instruction. A year later, schools across the country are still struggling to bridge the gaps.

Teaching preschoolers to love STEAM

eSchool News

In the spring and summer of 2020, Brooklyn Preschool of Science closed down for six months due to COVID-19. During those same six months, almost 300,000 people left New York, so there are certainly fewer families in our zip code than there were in March.

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

Part 4… Authenticity: Free Blended and eLearning PBL Gold Standards Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to the fourth in a series of posts regarding Blending the PBL Gold Standards, I am very excited to share on PBL and Blended/eLearning as it relates to this Blog’s topic of Authenticity. As I reflect, PBL has always been blended.

Our Research Shows Educators Are Experiencing Trauma During the Pandemic. Here’s How We Can Reduce the Burden.


Educators play a critical role in our communities, but lately—and increasingly— they are burdened with responsibilities more appropriate for other members of the community , such as counselors, social workers, nurses and community organizers.

Inclusiveness, Special Needs, and VR


Inclusiveness, Special Needs, and VR We have recently begun to highlight a young man using #TsubasaVR, and we have already gotten the question, “Who is Tsubasa?” […]. The post Inclusiveness, Special Needs, and VR appeared first on Veative Labs. Veative Products


How Shakespeare Helps Us Rethink Education


In “Love's Labour's Lost,” a comedy that William Shakespeare wrote in the 16th century, the character Biron asks, “What is the end of study?” Questioning the end, or purpose, of education is an exercise that modern students, professors and college leaders engage in all the time.

Wireless Projecting with Google Meet

Wireless projecting using Google Meet to replace the Google Cast for Education extension!

Atlona and Lightspeed Partner to Elevate AV Capabilities for K-12 School Districts

eSchool News

Atlona, a Panduit company, has partnered with Lightspeed to promote professional classroom AV solutions for K-12 applications.

How to Recognize and Understand Conspiratorial Thinking


By Eileen Belastock. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST. Social, cultural, and political factors in 2020, such as civil unrest, COVID-19, and the presidential election, have resulted in the highest recorded stress levels of American adults.

Osmo Announces $2,000 Mini-Grants to Outfit Classrooms with Osmo’s Award-Winning Educational Technology

eSchool News

Osmo for Schools , in partnership with Osmo Cares, the charitable arm of award-winning STEAM brand Osmo , announces one-time mini-grants consisting of $2000 worth of Osmo for Schools’ educational technology.

Victoria’s (@VictoriaTheTech) Favorite Microsoft Educator Center Courses – #4: Empowering Young People to Take Action

Teacher Tech

Guest Post by Victoria Thompson Next up is #4: Empowering young people to take action!

Develop A Feature-Rich App for Any Virtual Classroom

Building an e-learning platform? Download the solution brief to learn how you can create a customized, feature-rich, interactive classroom for an enhanced learning experience.

Rise Vision Creates Free Women’s History Month Posters for Schools

eSchool News

In honor of Women’s History Month, Rise Vision has released 9 FREE Women’s History Month posters for schools to print out, share on their digital signage, websites, and social media, or use in their classrooms and lesson plans.

Google Workspace for Education (and other updates you need to know!) – SULS099

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Workspace for Education (and other updates you need to know!) – SULS099 appeared first on Shake Up Learning.

CoderZ Announces CoderZ League World Champions

eSchool News

CoderZ today announced the winners of the all-new CoderZ League: the Virtual Cyber Robotics Competition (formerly the Cyber Robotics Coding Competition or CRCC). Students in grades four through 12 throughout the United States and the world joined in the cloud-based robotics tournament.


Using Systems Thinking to Deepen Understanding


If we want kids to transfer and integrate their learning, they need thinking strategies they can apply in many situations. In her school, writes Megan Kelly, as students acquire ‘systems thinking’ skills, they begin to discover interconnectedness everywhere they look.

8 Reasons to Invest in a New Student Information System

If your school’s SIS has limited functions, only works on campus or breaks down more than you would like, it might time to invest in a new one.

The Importance of Reflection and Connection Time for Professional Learning

The Principal of Change

I was recently asked the following question about professional learning being delivered through online spaces: Do you think that educators are becoming so comfortable with online professional learning that they might not want to go back to in-person events?

What teachers can learn from sports coaches.

Linways Technologies

As students, most of us have been victims to the cruelty of our favorite physical education hour being taken away by a subject teacher. In most cases, the villain was the dreadful maths teacher. Never did they realise how much the physical education hour meant to us, just kidding.

vFairs Integrates Zoom into its Platform to Support Large Scale Hybrid Virtual Events

eSchool News

vFairs, the leading platform for hybrid and virtual events, today announced they are integrating Zoom into their solution to deliver Zoom webinars and support remote interaction for hybrid events to bring together on-site and virtual attendees.

A New Resource to Help Students Learn The Basics of Online Search

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Be Internet Awesome is an excellent educational resource from Google that helps students and young learners become Internet savvy. Recently, Be Internet Awesome shared this interesting resource.read more. google search tips

7 Benefits of Lesson Plans in the Cloud

What if teachers didn’t have to lug tons of paperwork with them to and from work? Having lesson plans available anywhere is just one of the advantages.