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CoSN2024: Could Poor Relationship Skills Derail School Technology Efforts?

EdTech Magazine

Are you a K–12 technology leader dedicated to districtwide digital transformation? That was the consensus of two California-based superintendent-technology leader duos at the CoSN2024 conference in Miami this week. It helps if the superintendent’s got your back. It also helps if your IT team feels appreciated.

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Cloud Technologies Drive Change at K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

As technology becomes smarter and proliferates in schools, many K–12 IT leaders are turning to the cloud. Known for its storage and processing capabilities, cloud technology allows schools to operate more efficiently and implement more advanced hardware and software solutions. Adoption is expected to grow. billion by 2026.

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CoSN2024: K–12 Technology Leaders Must Commit to Supporting Their Successors

EdTech Magazine

As the path to leadership in K–12 becomes more fluid and less prescriptive, the conversations at CoSN2024 in Miami this week revolve around supporting and advancing those with a penchant for educational technology.

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Support K–12 Technology Integration with Professional Development

EdTech Magazine

Many factors can hinder strong tech integration in K–12 education, such as the misconception that newer teachers already know how to use technology, even though using social media does not translate to knowing how to use technology as a teaching tool.

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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.

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Independent Schools Face Unique Technology Challenges

EdTech Magazine

However, when it comes to technology, the benefits and barriers are intertwined with much different funding systems, which impact regulations. As independent school leaders know, trying to navigate student technology use can lead to unique challenges.

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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.

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Technology to Support and Empower Users With Disabilities

There is an increasing global focus on accessibility for students in school. 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.

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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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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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Transform Your Classroom with Apple

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

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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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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Flattening the Distance-Learning Curve with a 1-to-1 iPad Program

Schools that offered a 1-to-1 technology program were at a distinct advantage over those who couldn’t. In the wake of the pandemic, many schools shifted to distance learning to keep students and teachers safe. This eBook provides guidance on how your school can economically offer a 1-to-1 iPad program.

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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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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.