How AI technologies support school safety

eSchool News

The challenge with schools is that, from a safety perspective, educational institutions were already under siege. Fortunately, there are many ways that technology can help in this area. The COVID pandemic has changed much about how we live and how we work.

Reimagining How Education Technology Supports SEL

Where Learning Clicks

The post Reimagining How Education Technology Supports SEL appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. Students dealing with mental health issues can find school difficult, so this Alabama district established a program using edtech to give them flexibility.

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SCALE-UP Classroom Technology: Supporting The Learning Environment

ViewSonic Education

Despite the dramatic impact technology has had on education, many classroom structures and teaching methods haven’t changed much over the years. The education industry has often evolved slowly when it comes to major change and innovation. SCALE-UP is turning many aspects of the traditional classroom upside-down, including how technology is used. Innovation in Education. Technology in the SCALE-UP Classroom.

Educational Technology Support

Kleinspiration

I''m proud to be a partner with the following sites and appreciate how they''re supporting educational technology in various forms. Being a sponsor of this site is more than simply having a spot on the side bar, but rather joining a partnership together to support the advancement of technology in education. www.abcya.com/ is the leader in free educational kids computer games and activities for elementary students to learn on the web.

The Rise and Fall of Educational Technology Support in California

CUE

Over the past 40 years in California, there was a major increase, and then a recent and sudden decline, in support for educational technology. In preparing information for the 40th Anniversary of CUE (Computer Using Educators) and to document the history of legislation, policy, and funding from 1982 until 2014, it became clear that during the […]. The post The Rise and Fall of Educational Technology Support in California appeared first on OnCUE.

Part Three: Beyond SAMR… Making Sure Technology Supports Content Standards

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

In this post I would like to introduce you to way that you can ensure the standards are amplified, and not ignored, by the integration of educational technology. Check out this wonderful magazine for some great K12 educational articles, I will be presenting at Alan November’s BLC in Boston in July. They include; One-Half Day PBL Splash, Full Day PBL Starter; and a One-Half Day Technology Workshop dedicated to amplifying standards and process using Technology.

How Technology Supports English Learners in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

As the number of English language learners in today’s classrooms continues to grow, educators must consider new ways to facilitate their learning. They currently make up 10 percent of the total public school enrollment, according to research by the National Center for Education Statistics. Yet some schools across the country still struggle to support ELL students and address their specific learning needs.

How Technology Supports English Learners in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

As the number of English language learners in today’s classrooms continues to grow, educators must consider new ways to facilitate their learning. They currently make up 10 percent of the total public school enrollment, according to research by the National Center for Education Statistics. Yet some schools across the country still struggle to support ELL students and address their specific learning needs.

How Technology Supports English Learners in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

As the number of English language learners in today’s classrooms continues to grow, educators must consider new ways to facilitate their learning. They currently make up 10 percent of the total public school enrollment, according to research by the National Center for Education Statistics. Yet some schools across the country still struggle to support ELL students and address their specific learning needs.

How Technology Supports English Learners in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

As the number of English language learners in today’s classrooms continues to grow, educators must consider new ways to facilitate their learning. They currently make up 10 percent of the total public school enrollment, according to research by the National Center for Education Statistics. Yet some schools across the country still struggle to support ELL students and address their specific learning needs.

Getting the Most Out of Your District Technology Support Staff

Edsurge

Integrating technology into your classroom can be overwhelming at first—especially navigating the different resources and district technology support staff that are available to you. Below, we dive into three potential resources and their intended purpose, so you can keep classroom devices working and redefine the way you approach your curriculum with the use of technology. Ask for one-on-one support. Education Technology Technology Tips Technology in School

Leadership Drives Success with Education Technology District-Wide

Where Learning Clicks

The post Leadership Drives Success with Education Technology District-Wide appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. See how one district successfully transitioned learning online with clear leadership and rigorous content.

How Technology Can Help Deepen Students’ Learning

EdNews Daily

One of our primary responsibilities as modern educators is to develop students’ critical thinking and problem-solving skills so they’ll be able to adapt to the future labor market, which will include jobs that haven’t even been conceived of yet. Fortunately, technology tools can provide support for each stage. Technology-Supported Surface-Level Learning. Technology-Supported Transfer of Learning. Technology-Support Deep Learning.

Importance of Assistive Technology

N2Y

For many students with disabilities, assistive technology (AT) is critically important in removing barriers to mobility, communication, socialization, and learning. Legislation ensuring greater access to, and availability of, assistive technology.

The role of technology in the PYP

EdTech4Beginners

This post will outline the aims of the PYP (the Primary Years Programme of the International Baccalaureate) and the role that technology plays in helping teachers and students to achieve those goals. The role of technology is not significantly different to non-IB schools, so the ideas of good practice outlined below will also apply to other educational settings. What does the PYP say about technology? Technology has made these things possible for all teachers.

Tips for Transforming Educational Technology through Professional Development and Training

EdTech Magazine

By Mike Patterson Teachers say they lack proper technology support, but schools can turn the tables on inadequate training programs using these best practices. Classroom Curriculum Management Training

In an Extremely Challenging Year, Innovative STEM Educators Shine to Win 2021 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards

eSchool News

Each winning high school and college-level educator awarded cash and technology prizes valued at $5,500 for their creative use of data-collection technology. The 2021 Vernier/NSTA Technology Award winners include: Category: High School.

Integrating technology

Learning with 'e's

I designed the series with teachers in mind, especially those who have been compelled by the recent crisis to migrate all of their teaching to online and technology supported education.

21 education technology recommendations for 2016

eSchool News

The new National Education Technology Plan offers a vision and roadmap for technology-supported learning. A new federal National Education Technology Plan reveals 21 recommendations for policymakers, administrators, teachers and teacher preparation professionals. Education Department released on Dec. Next page: The 21 technology recommendations.

Differentiating Instruction with Technology

EdTechTeacher

As educators, we innately know that our students bring different learner profiles to our classrooms. To be successful in creating different avenues to acquire content, analyze, problem solve, and synthesize ideas, educators need to be armed with tools and strategies to take on the unique challenges inherent in the diversity of today’s classrooms. Effective use of technology can help teachers transform their classrooms and customize curriculum to meet student needs.

5 Technology Workflows Your School Needs

Vizor

Reading Time: 4 minutes As schools order Chromebooks to include in their curriculums, it’s important that schools are ready to implement new technology workflows. Therefore, in this blog, we are going to review 5 technology workflows your school needs before getting Chromebooks.

?Anticipating and Addressing Challenges With Technology in Developmental Education

Edsurge

Colleges and universities in the United States are increasingly integrating technology into developmental education programs, which are designed to bring underprepared students up to college level. The uptick in tools used to address challenges with developmental education arrives both in response to state policy mandates as well as institutions’ own desire to improve student outcomes and conserve resources. Student support technology supports students’ academic performance.

21 education technology recommendations for 2016

eSchool News

The new National Education Technology Plan offers a vision and roadmap for technology-supported learning. A new federal National Education Technology Plan reveals 21 recommendations for policymakers, administrators, teachers and teacher preparation professionals. Education Department released on Dec. Next page: The 21 technology recommendations.

Technology Makes or Breaks Esports Programs

EdTech Magazine

Technology Makes or Breaks Esports Programs. MORE FROM EDTECH: See why educators embrace the benefits of esports. Esports Equipment Can Support Other School Initiatives. In competitive gaming, milliseconds matter , and the technology supporting students can make or break an esports venture. My team has helped dozens of K–12 and higher education institutions set up similar projects and esports arenas. amy.burroughs_26341. Thu, 01/17/2019 - 13:47.

Using assistive technology district-wide to improve reading achievement

eSchool News

Assistive technology teachers working at schools in the Fairfax County, VA school district–one of the largest in the United States–are finding that the use of audiobooks is improving access to grade-level content while also developing the love of reading that motivates many students to continue improving.

6 Super Science Edtech Ideas: Using Technology to Level Up Science Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Leah, today, we’re going to talk about how to use technology to make science more exciting and more effective. So, Leah, what’s your first idea for using technology to engage kids in science? So one of the things I try to do is give the students the technology that takes their ideas and enhances them for them, just in their everyday conversation. Is technology a distraction? Can we have a fifth idea for technology and science? Leah is a 20-year veteran educator.

Two Models for Leveling Up How You Integrate Technology and Teaching

EdNews Daily

A 2019 Common Sense survey found that only four out of every 10 teachers consider the professional development that they received on the use of technology in the classroom to be effective. Fortunately, there are two models that can help teachers effectively transition into sophisticated, student-centered technology use that transforms learning in their classrooms: the SAMR model and the TPACK model. At this level, teachers are redesigning tasks via technology.

Technology’s Role in Putting Learning Science Research To Work

Digital Promise

Digital tools, such as mobile apps and educational games, are the newest additions to the teacher’s toolbox. When used appropriately, these tools can help educators create learning environments that incorporate key research-backed principles shown to underlie effective learning in the following ways: Supporting personalized, differentiated and self-paced learning. Digital curriculum offers videos, games, and simulations that support multiple ways to learn new material.

Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak

In the Guide to Capstone Education from the National Capstone Consortium there are a series of questions posed about technology and the role it should, could or might possibly play in a capstone course. It is important to note that capstone courses intrinsically vary from school to school, however, capstone as an inquiry-based process or one that is driven by student passions often rely on or use technology as a part of planning, design, and implementation.

New and emerging technologies

Learning with 'e's

The video below is the result of that interview, in which I answer questions such as: what emerging technology trends have the greatest potential for learning? What tips you you have for people wanting to invest in emerging technology? and should we be waiting until our learners adopt new technology or should we be leading the way as learning providers? As you might expect, smart mobile technologies, personal learning environments and social learning feature prominently.

Learning Technologies and Creativity in the Classroom

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If newer technologies can foster creativity in students then educators must seriously think about how they can incorporate them into their classroom teaching strategies. If this imbalance isn’t a cause for concern among educators, it should be. When students don’t feel engaged, their education suffers. Technology supports creativity because it is a medium that requires interaction, unlike the one-way participation of an activity such as watching TV.

Storytelling with technology

Learning with 'e's

It's important we listen to the student voice - educators are foolish if they don't. Recently I said goodbye to another year group of my primary education students who will be teaching in their own classrooms come September. Before they left the university for the last time, I persuaded three - Kate, Becca and Ryan - to speak out one more time about their views on technology supported learning.

FETC session offers strategies to incorporate educational technology in the classroom for ELs

FETC Converge

By Claude Bornel, Title1Admin.com English learners should have the same opportunities to be exposed to STEM classes as any other student, and the language proficiency shouldn’t be a barrier to attend any kind of class, says Lori Menning, who discussed technology supporting English learners at the national Future of Education Technology Conference.

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Technology Integration, 1 to 1, and Student Centered Learning: Five Ideas to Consider

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this first in a series of posts devoted to student centered learning in the technology enhanced classroom. This classroom might be 1 to 1, or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. I have five powerful ideas on facilitating student centered learning with technology in this post. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s.

#40years of educational technology: The moving image

Learning with 'e's

When I first started working in educational technology 40 years ago , the discipline was very new and none of us really knew where we were headed with it, but it was advancing rapidly. You could say we were pioneers in the field of technology supported learning. The technology we used was fairly simple, and we were still years away from networked computers, personal technologies and the Web. Perhaps the pedagogy for educational TV had yet to be developed.