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What Does the National Educational Technology Plan Say About the Digital Divides?

EdTech Magazine

Over the past few years, schools and policymakers were focused on one digital divide in K–12 education: unequal access to technology. However, the Office of Educational Technology, a team within the U.S. Department of Education, recently updated its National Educational Technology Plan, and this year’s NETP goes deeper.

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How to Choose and Integrate New Technology Vendors in Education

EdTech Magazine

He dedicates two hours a day to continued learning to stay up to date on new technology trends, he told host and CDW Education Strategist Victoria Thompson on a recent episode of Focus on Edu. I always like to be ahead of the game,” Valerio said.

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2024 National Educational Technology Plan Addresses Three Digital Divides

EdTech Magazine

Department of Education released the highly anticipated update to the National Educational Technology Plan Monday. The Biden-Harris Administration has made bold investments aimed at closing the digital divide and ensuring all students can equitably access the latest digital tools and technology,” U.S. “The

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What Is Educational Technology (Ed Tech), and Why Should Schools Invest in It?

EdTech Magazine

Today’s teachers have robust technology at their disposal, and students have grown up in an increasingly digital world. But, with so many software applications, devices and other technologies on the market, it’s easy for teachers to become overwhelmed with the array of opportunities available to them.

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Maximize the Power of Multiple Technology Ecosystems

Google services power collaboration and productivity for education and business organizations across the world. In education specifically, schools invested in Google education tools or considering these services may believe Chromebook is the only viable hardware to take advantage of Google. But how does it work?

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What do Parents Ask About Technology in Education?

Ask a Tech Teacher

I have written in the past about parent questions concerning technology in education , but always from the perspective of a teacher at the classroom. So I asked my grad school students: What questions do parents ask you about technology and education ? Co-viewing with parents is the best way.

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Google’s Adaptive Learning Technologies Help Amplify Educators’ Instruction

EdTech Magazine

This saves the educators time, while also providing insight into students’ learning processes and patterns. Achieving both aims at once sounds like a tall order, but adaptive learning technologies help to do…

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Technology to Support and Empower Users With Disabilities

15% of the worldwide population has some sort of disability, which affects educational institutions, employment, and parenting everywhere you go. Apple products have been synonymous with education. There is an increasing global focus on accessibility for students in school.

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EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

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Transform Your Classroom with Apple

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

Apple empowers educators and students by design. To unleash the full potential of the technology and create the best learning environment, you need to understand the tools and resources available, and develop an education-focused, comprehensive plan, from equipment purchase to deployment, management and use in the classroom and beyond.

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The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

Claris Connect automates the import of student information system (SIS) data and creates Managed Apple IDs at scale, giving students and teachers access to necessary technology and tools. Educator-designed Jamf technology solutions. Working together, these product solutions can supercharge your IT administration.

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Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

With the ever-evolving classroom, technology has become omnipresent in students’ learning. It’s vital to understand the risks and know how to keep students safe while maximizing technology learning potential.

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Apple Educational Technology Essentials for K-12

When used effectively, technology helps elevate the educational experience. This eBook helps create a vision for an educational ecosystem at your school, shows how other schools have found success with technology, and provides resources to create a harmonious educational environment for all.

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What’s Next for Teaching and Learning? 6 Key Trends in K-12 Education

Speaker: Trenton Goble, Chris Giles, and Cat Flippen

While we’ve examined the challenges of the pandemic, questions remain: What does the future of education look like? Working with Hanover Research, Instructure surveyed educators and parents in the United States on technology use and its impact on student learning, factors that influence student engagement and metrics for student success.

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Reimagining Chickering & Gamson's Principles Post-Pandemic: Technology's Central Role in Modern Edu

This white paper examines and proposes revisions to the "Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education" introduced by Arthur Chickering and Zelda Gamson in 1987 for today's technology-driven world.