Assistive Technology in Colleges

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With technology, it is so much easier to offer students the assistive technology they need to pursue their education dreams. 10 More Educational Technology Concepts Every Teacher Should Know About. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

Why Kindergartners Must Learn Technology

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When I started teaching technology almost twenty years ago, I taught K-8, three classes in each grade every week. Even a decade ago, technology was an extra class in student schedules where now, it is a life skill. Kindergartners love technology.

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5 Benefits of Technology in the Classroom

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There are many benefits of technology in the classroom, so we’ve picked five of the most significant for this handy list. Read on for the top 5 advantages to technology in the classroom or visit our education solutions page for more insights on EdTech.

Technology in the Classroom: The Complete Guide

ViewSonic Education

There has always been technology in the classroom, even if it hasn’t always been welcome. Take a brief look at the history of technology’s uneasy relationship with education. Continue reading to learn everything you always wanted to know about technology in the classroom. .

Maximize the Power of Multiple Technology Ecosystems

Schools invested in Google education tools or considering these services can achieve strong benefits by blending the best of Google services on Apple hardware, opening the door to a wealth of educational possibilities for students, teachers, and parents.

Technology is Here to Stay: Now What?

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He has some interesting reflections on technology’s place in education: Remember the days of Oregon Trail on the old Apple IIe’s or students drawing pictures with Kid Pix. Much has changed since technology has made inroads into education, and much has not.

The Promise of LER Technology for Digital Equity

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The post The Promise of LER Technology for Digital Equity appeared first on Digital Promise

A Helping Hand: Assistive Technology Tools for Writing

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Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

Jumpstart Engagement With Interactive Whiteboard Classroom Technology

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Interactive whiteboards are a technological leap similar to the leap to the first blackboard, and is set to revolutionize education. Never before have there been so many different technologies at our disposal for educating. Classroom display board technology is a powerful thing.

Developing SEL Competencies Through Technology

A Principal's Reflections

There are growing concerns about students' mental well-being as well as inter- and intra-personal skills, which have only been magnified by not only the pandemic but also advances in technology as a result of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Technology to Support and Empower Users With Disabilities

There is an increasing global focus on accessibility for students in school. When combined with a device management system such as Jamf Pro or Jamf School, the sky’s the limit. Learn how Apple and Jamf can support disabled users in your school.

A New Certification to Recognize Inclusively Designed Credentialing Technologies

Digital Promise

The post A New Certification to Recognize Inclusively Designed Credentialing Technologies appeared first on Digital Promise. Adult Learning Blog Researchers

The Future of USB-C Monitor Technology 

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The display technologies already made a huge jump over the last 20 years, moving from CRT to flatscreen devices. Read on to learn more about the USB-C Monitor Technology or visit ViewSonic’s website to find a USB-C Monitor tailored to your needs. .

Technology and Teaching: A Conversation with Teachers

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Here is Part 2 of his discussion on technology’s place in education: Part II Technology is Here to Stay: A Conversation with Teachers. In my previous post, I wrote about the permanency of technology in the instructional setting for educators.

Creating Conditions for Powerful Technology Use

Digital Promise

Instructional technology is a critical component of teaching and learning in today’s world. Technology, when aligned to research-based practices, supports teachers in delivering instruction that is adapted to meet the needs of all students.

Transform Your Classroom with Apple

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

Apple empowers educators and students by design. In our webinar, we’ll explain how to make the best use of Apple devices in your classroom, and the tools and resources you need for success.

Scratch Monster Mash: A Language Arts/Technology Project

User Generated Education

Education Maker Education educational technology English Language Arts Scratch Programming student-centric learrning[link]. This project was developed by Colleen Graves.

Key Educational Technology Concepts Teachers Should Know About

Educators Technology

Educational technology is a dynamic field of research and study. This dynamism stems mainly from the constant flow of new educational web technologies and the emergence of novel educational.read more. Educational technology concepts

Publishing technology brings dramatic technological change

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The rapid development of publication technology has led to a dramatic shift in the publishing industry with new digital features. Read on to learn about some major publishing technology changes that are transforming the face of the publishing industry. .

What Are CASEL Competencies and How Technology Can Help

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Good news is technology can help develop these skills, bringing faster and robust results. Keep reading to learn more about the CASEL 5 competencies and technology’s role in developing them or discover ViewSonic Education Solutions. .

Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.

7 Ways To Use Technology For Exam Prep

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And when it comes to exam prep, there’s no reason you can’t use technology to make the process more engaging for your students. One way to use technology to assist our students in their exam prep is to integrate interactive quiz modules into our course content.

Pedagogy first, technology second – the key to successful hybrid classes

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In today’s heavily technologized world, pedagogy and technology go hand in hand. The Covid-19 pandemic has urged educators worldwide to embrace technology as many of their classes shifted to a fully remote or hybrid environment. The need to swiftly incorporate technology in the classroom might have partially overshadowed another essential aspect of teaching — pedagogy, especially among less tech-savvy teachers who needed more time for this.

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Color Management and Color Blindness: How Can Monitor Technologies Help? 

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While color blindness has long been a major challenge to color management, the latest monitor technology provides extended controls over this workflow, making it more user-friendly than ever. Monitor Technology: Color Management and Color Blindness .

Why Kindergartners Must Learn Technology

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If you missed this article over at ReadiLearn , here are my thoughts about teaching technology in kindergarten: Why Kindergartners Must Learn Technology. When I started teaching technology almost twenty years ago, I taught K-8, three classes in each grade every week. Even a decade ago, technology was an extra class in student schedules where now, it is a life skill. Kindergartners love technology. Kindergartners learn technology fast.

The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, How to Best Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School, hear the real-world experience of Steven Palomo, IT Director at Beverly Public Schools, regarding how he successfully managed his entire tech stack.

Getting up to Speed: Teacher Prep and Technology Integration

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We know technology is a challenge for veteran teachers. What is surprising is that many teacher programs don’t prepare their graduates well for the rigors of using technology to meet current educational requirements. Moreover, the general use of technology has changed.

How to Teach With Deep Fake Technology

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Despite the scary headlines, deep fake technology can be a powerful teaching tool

Coaching and Mentoring with Technology

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Learning, coaching, and mentoring models for struggling adult learners continue to evolve and can be dramatically enhanced through new technologies. Implementing new technologies allows organizations to explore virtual and blended models that reduce or eliminate hurdles, which can impede an individual’s momentum toward reaching their desired education and employment goals. The post Coaching and Mentoring with Technology appeared first on Digital Promise.

10 Ways Any Teacher Can (and Should) Use Technology

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Common Core tells us: New technologies have broadened and expanded the role that speaking and listening play in acquiring and sharing knowledge and have tightened their link to other forms of communication. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

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

Due to COVID-19, schools shifted to distance learning to keep students and teachers safe. Schools that offered a 1-to-1 iPad program were at an advantage over those who couldn’t. See how your school can economically offer the same advantage.

Technology Transforms a School into a Community

EdNews Daily

Click to read part one and part two) This may be the first time in history that the technology exists to make true community schooling a reality. The post Technology Transforms a School into a Community first appeared on EdNews Daily.

Maine Learning Technology Framework

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The Maine Learning Technology Framework describes the key elements and components needed to achieve the greatest learning benefit from a district’s technology investment. The Framework is intended to support teachers, tech leads, librarians and other school leaders in their efforts to leverage technology to improve student learning experiences related to learning targets and outcomes. How they are applying their technology to improving accessibility for students.

Kindergartners need Technology too!

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I’m off to visit good efriend Norah Colvin over at ReadiLearn to discuss how important technology is even for kindergartners. When I started teaching technology almost twenty years ago, I taught K-8, three classes in each grade every week. Even a decade ago, technology was an extra class in student schedules where now, it is a life skill. ” Read on… More on kindergarten and technology. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

Combining Movement and Technology Enhances Learning

EdTech Magazine

Pairing that movement with technology amplifies the impact and improves student outcomes. When students move around in a classroom, it opens up new levels of learning.

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Apple Educational Technology Essentials for K-12

When used effectively, technology elevates the educational experience. This eBook creates a vision for your school’s educational ecosystem, shows how schools have found success with technology, and provides resources for a harmonious educational environment.

Technology for the purpose of WHAT?

Dangerously Irrelevant

Recently I had the pleasure of publishing a post on ISTE’s blog titled Before Using School Technology, Know Your EdTech Purpose. As always, please stay in touch as I can be of support to your instructional redesign, technology integration, and leadership/innovation needs.

Stop Motion Animations: A Fun and Engaging Language Arts-Educational Technology Integration

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Leadership Requires Relationship Technology

EdNews Daily

The industrial revolutions—mid 18 th century, again in the early 19 th century— arrived on waves of new technology. The invention of the steam engine and the sewing machine transformed work, but that’s not all—the technological bounce affected everything. Technology is the answer.

Is technology outpacing you?

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In considering the question, Is technology outpacing you? , let’s first look at technology’s place in the current education landscape. We darkly predict that the day will soon arrive when technology erases the need for teachers. But truthfully, technology is less a magic wand than a unicorn. The attention and care provided by a teacher — technology may measure it but can’t provide it.

The LMS Workbook for K-12 Leaders

The integration of technological tools to support learning has created a new personalized experience for students. Download this workbook and discover what you need to build an ecosystem that saves teachers time and improves student outcomes.