CoSN2022: Technology Supports Accessible and Inclusive Learning

EdTech Magazine

Getting technology into the hands of all K–12 students was the first step. With a focus on closing the digital divide, school districts are now working toward making the provided technology equitable.

How Upgraded Technology Supports Teachers in the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

As a sixth grade English language arts teacher at Aldine Independent School District in Texas, I use technology from bell to bell. While we need to return the laptops and peripherals when the school year ends, it’s been great having this new technology to use with my class.

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How AI technologies support school safety

eSchool News

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. Nowhere is this more evident than in our schools – in how we safely teach our students and how our students learn, safely.

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. SCALE-UP is turning many aspects of the traditional classroom upside-down, including how technology is used. Rows of seats are replaced by roundtables, and key technology components are placed in strategic locations around the room. Technology in the SCALE-UP Classroom. Where ViewSonic ViewBoard Technology Fits In.

3 Ways Assistive Technology Supports Students with Disabilities

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Thanks to tools from tech giants such as Microsoft, students with disabilities are flourishing. Classroom Digital Content Personalized Learning Software

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. Group, we feel that technology plays a vital role in preparing our children for tomorrow. I''m very thankful for the sponsors of this site.

How technology supports our Advanced Learning for All initiative

eSchool News

Related content: How next-gen learning supports every student. In order for students to succeed in AP classes, it is important they have access to multiple resources and support from their teachers. Technology has helped us to remain one step ahead of the class.

How Technology Supports English Learners in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

Yet some schools across the country still struggle to support ELL students and address their specific learning needs. As the number of English language learners in today’s classrooms continues to grow, educators must consider new ways to facilitate their learning. English language learners, or ELLs, are the fastest-growing group of K–12 students in U.S. public schools.

How Technology Supports English Learners in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

Yet some schools across the country still struggle to support ELL students and address their specific learning needs. As the number of English language learners in today’s classrooms continues to grow, educators must consider new ways to facilitate their learning. English language learners, or ELLs, are the fastest-growing group of K–12 students in U.S. public schools.

How Technology Supports English Learners in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

Yet some schools across the country still struggle to support ELL students and address their specific learning needs. As the number of English language learners in today’s classrooms continues to grow, educators must consider new ways to facilitate their learning. English language learners, or ELLs, are the fastest-growing group of K–12 students in U.S. public schools.

How Technology Supports English Learners in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

Yet some schools across the country still struggle to support ELL students and address their specific learning needs. As the number of English language learners in today’s classrooms continues to grow, educators must consider new ways to facilitate their learning. English language learners, or ELLs, are the fastest-growing group of K–12 students in U.S. public schools.

How Technology Supports English Learners in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

Yet some schools across the country still struggle to support ELL students and address their specific learning needs. As the number of English language learners in today’s classrooms continues to grow, educators must consider new ways to facilitate their learning. English language learners, or ELLs, are the fastest-growing group of K–12 students in U.S. public schools.

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

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. The post The Rise and Fall of Educational Technology Support in California appeared first on OnCUE. News Education Technology Legislative Advocacy

Starting a Student Technology Support Team

Gaggle Speaks

Whether you choose a BYOD policy or your school or district provides devices through a 1:1 initiative, there will be some aspect of support required. If tech support is not a line item in a budget, the technology plunge might be a scary one. But before you panic, consider starting a student technology team to offset the costs of hiring a full support staff. Outline your support needs and expectations.

How Technology Can Help Deepen Students’ Learning

EdNews Daily

Fortunately, technology tools can provide support for each stage. Technology-Supported Surface-Level Learning. Technology for whole group settings, e.g., interactive flat panel displays and presentation software, can engage students by using videos and vivid images to get them curious and excited about a subject. Technology-Supported Transfer of Learning. Technology-Support Deep Learning. By Kelly Bielefeld.

Q&A: Chesterfield County Schools CTO says Technology Plays Central Role in Education

EdTech Magazine

But achieving a 21st century pedagogy requires technology that’s ready to take center stage. EdTech spoke with Tim Tillman, CTO and CISO for Chesterfield County Public Schools in Virginia, about how technology leaders can transform their approach to support a truly modern education.

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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.

Incident IQ Announces New Apps Architecture for its K-12 Technology Support Platform

techlearning

Incident IQ , the K12 technology support platform, has unveiled its new Incident IQ Apps Architecture that enables support for dozens of popular K-12 technologies at the ISTE Conference (Booth #2033). Apps Architecture has allowed the creation of dozens of ready-to-use support apps for K-12 learning applications and data management tools. [

Differentiating Instruction with Technology

EdTechTeacher

Teachers need to acquire their own skills in using technology to provide accessible instructional materials and alternatives that will provide voice and choice for students. Effective use of technology can help teachers transform their classrooms and customize curriculum to meet student needs. Technology supports UDL by offering multiple options for students to access information, to demonstrate understanding, and be engaged in their learning.

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.

OPINION: Some warning flags for those embracing personalized learning powered by education technology

The Hechinger Report

With a shortage of human teachers, many schools jumped on the bandwagon of using technology that collects each child’s personal data and tailors content accordingly. Related: As the world goes virtual, big education technology players tighten their grip.

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.

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

Technology Makes or Breaks Esports Programs

EdTech Magazine

Technology Makes or Breaks Esports Programs. Esports Equipment Can Support Other School Initiatives. In competitive gaming, milliseconds matter , and the technology supporting students can make or break an esports venture. However, schools often can support esports programs with their existing IT , and can purchase esports equipment that will also support other uses in the school, such as a lab or virtual reality setup.

Teacher Self-Reflection is Hard. Here’s How Technology Can Help

Edthena

Luckily, technology can make the self-reflection process easier for teachers to effectively improve their teaching practices. Technology such as AI Coach by Edthena can serve as a teacher self-reflection tool. Technology can help teachers focus on the positive.

Technology’s Role in Putting Learning Science Research To Work

Digital Promise

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. Today’s technology allows teachers to generate and monitor personalized learning plans for their students. Digital curriculum offers videos, games, and simulations that support multiple ways to learn new material.

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.

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.

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. The principles and examples provided in the plan align to the Innovative Technology Expands Children’s Horizons (ITECH) program as authorized by Congress in December 2015 through the Every Child Achieves Act.

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.

?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. Policymakers in Tennessee and Texas, for example, have explicitly encouraged the use of technology in developmental education reform. What types of technology do institutions use in developmental education? Student support technology supports students’ academic performance.

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.

Part 5…Beyond the Shine : Supporting Technology with the SAMR Model plus Ten Great Resource Sites

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a series of posts that are dedicated to going beyond the shine of technology by examining ways to use digital tools to engage students in real learning. In this fifth post you will discover how careful examination of the verbs in a standard can help you find resources to assist in proper technology integration. STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration, please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS.

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. The principles and examples provided in the plan align to the Innovative Technology Expands Children’s Horizons (ITECH) program as authorized by Congress in December 2015 through the Every Child Achieves Act.

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.

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?

Learning Technologies and Creativity in the Classroom

GoConqr

If newer technologies can foster creativity in students then educators must seriously think about how they can incorporate them into their classroom teaching strategies. Technology supports creativity because it is a medium that requires interaction, unlike the one-way participation of an activity such as watching TV. When used correctly, technology is a platform that allows students to engage in meaningful creative activities and explore their own potential.

Storytelling with technology

Learning with 'e's

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. Building on a previous post about narrative education , I asked them to focus specifically on the question of how they use technology for story telling. learning narrative education storytelling student voice teaching Technology video