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Robots in the Classroom and on the Red Planet

For most of us reading this, it's been a minute since we've attended middle school. Naturally, you’d imagine the textbooks currently in use have been updated over the years....

The Future of Education: How Blended Learning Prepares Students for Success

Gone are the days of overhead projectors and composition notebooks in the classroom. The technology revolution has made its way into education. Some critics frown upon the rapid influx...

The Shortlist 8/9: Behind the Disney Bundle and the Amazon-FedEx Break Up

The Magic Kingdom is keeping an eye on cord cutting. Disney announced a new bundled streaming service this week which includes ESPN-Plus and Hulu as it braces for the...

Should Schools Teach Students How to Spot Fake News?

While the educational curriculum has not changed markedly for many students over the years, the world around the classroom has rapidly changed. This dynamic begs the question of whether the...
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14 Quick Ways to Tech-Up Your Classroom

14 Quick ways to tech-up your classroom Getting used to using tech-enabled educational tools in the classroom needn’t be a huge undertaking, so why not dabble on a class-by-class basis...

6 Habits of Highly Effective E-Teachers

6 Habits of highly effective e-teachers Some of us can distinctly recall a charismatic, persuasive or empathetic teacher – someone who cut through our teenage turmoil and managed to teach us...
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B2B Back to School: Exploring the Linear Communication Strategy

  Key Quotes: 01:12-01:30 - "If you think about it, what is one of the safest environments you can think of?" 03:45-04:09 - "The challenges are, how easy is it...
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B2B Back to School: How Food Delivery Is Complicating Campus Security

  Key Quotes 02:25-03:16 - " have been assembling the systems over the past twenty years. So if you go back twenty years, no one had a plan in place....
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Why Schools Struggle to Produce Work-Ready Graduates for Tech Fields

On this episode of the EdTech Podcast, host Tyler Kern sat down with Jenielyn Padernal, director of e-learning integration at Cypher Learning to discuss the challenges some educational institutions...
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B2B Back to School: A Detailed Approach to Preventative Safety Planning

  Campus safety has been thrust into the spotlight in recent years. Every school from K-12 to universities has been pushed to refocus on its preventative and emergency response plans...
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Why Teaching Graphic Design Means Constantly Learning

Technology has driven change in just about every industry. Often this is associated with the acceleration of process and production, but the design world is also being shaped by...
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Making Robotics Easier to Implement in STEM Classrooms

Robotics kits are becoming a standard teaching tool in the classroom, but there’s still a lot of complexity and cost associated with incorporating this popular STEM tool, said longtime...
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IT in the Classroom: “It Just Has to Work”

Paper and pencils are out, laptops and tablets are in. Today’s students utilize a wealth of technology in the classroom but ensuring that the network and connected devices run...

Why ISTE Was Not Just for Educators

Cover image courtesy of Stacey Finkel. https://twitter.com/ARMakrApp/status/1142945454591754240 ISTE was far from exclusive to educators. Software and technology providers are entering the educational world with more frequency. Some of their products are...

Why ISTE Showed That a Headset May Replace a Textbook in Schools

Photos courtesy of Stacey Finkel. It may not come as a surprise, but if there was any remaining doubt that the educational experience is now a heavily technology-based one, ISTE...

How ISTE 2019 Is Shaping the Future of Education

ISTE continues today in Philadelphia, beginning another day of thought leadership and technological showcases. UPDATE: 11:50 a.m. EST This video taken on Sunday evening shows the scope of this event. It...
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What to Look for at ISTE 2019 in Philadelphia

One of the Ed Tech industry's marquee events is underway in Philadelphia. ISTE 2019, which runs from June 23-26, brings together thousands of educators and product developers to inform professionals...
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Device Management in the Classroom Gives Teachers Their Time Back

The primary school classroom has changed dramatically in just the last 20 years. Computer Science classes used to cover typing speed and little more. Today, kids must be primed...
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What to Look For at London EdTech Week 2019

London EdTech Week is officially underway, bringing together professionals in the education world from teachers to tech developers. The series of events runs until June 24 and more than 6,000...
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Technology is Proving Successful for Early Literacy Efforts

Technology tools, like the online learning portal from Dallas-based Istation, are not only helping students in elementary school, but they are aiding early literacy efforts for kids just coming...
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Rah Rah Combines Multiple Student Life Platforms into One System

College life has become more personalized and diversified with seemingly endless choices for students, but one student life platform is making this kind of discovery easier for students and...
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BookExpo 2019 Brings More Than Just Authors to New York

All photos courtesy of Book Expo Book Expo 2019 may be a great place to see the most recent paperback and hardcover titles, but for those in the publishing industry...
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More Resources for Registrars Will Mean Better Education for Students

University curriculums have mostly kept pace with new majors, changing careers, and student interests, but one area that’s been left behind is the class scheduling process. Higher education administrators...
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Rethinking the Classroom and Taking Desks Out of the Equation

We all have in our minds what a classroom looks like—desks, structure, all eyes to the whiteboard, or screens at the front. While technology has undoubtedly woven its way...
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NAFSA Begins Its 2019 Event in Washington, D.C. Today

For the 71st time, the National Association of Foreign Student Advisers (NAFSA) is holding its annual meeting, which begins today in Washington, D.C. The conference focuses on international education and...