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Schools Struggle to Reach Their Education Technology Goals. Here’s Why and How To Fix It.

As we hit the two-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic, the education sector continues to struggle in adjusting to virtual and hybrid education at scale. In 2020, McKinsey estimated that, due to COVID closures and the abrupt transition to online education, kids lost almost 7 months of learning regardless of socioeconomic background, a level of Read more

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Schools Struggle to Reach Their Education Technology Goals. Here’s Why and How To Fix It.
As we hit the two-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic, the education sector continues to struggle in adjusting to virtual and hybrid education at scale. In 2020, McKinsey estimated Read more
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EdTech Providers Join Forces to Democratize Options for Hybrid Learning
  Hybrid learning, meaning the use of technology to make alternatives to standard, in-classroom learning available, is nothing new. However, the pandemic has created an urgent need Read more
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EdTech: How to Motivate and Engage Educators in Challenging Times
  Flexibility means everything in education today. Dr. Karen Ingram, national education consultant for Istation, and Dr. Claudia Castillas, a bilingual virtual product development coach Read more
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School Safety Today: Understanding the Role of Lockdown Drills
  Lockdown drills: they may be an increasing trend in education systems across the country, but there is a debate on the merits of these drills versus the impact they have on students, Read more
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Gamified Learning is Helping Students Connect the Dots Through Language
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InfoComm 2021: USC Invested in the Cloud During COVID. Will it Pay Off Long-Term?
  Universities have made some sweeping changes and added new capabilities to their offerings after the pandemic forced most schools to adapt. Now networks and systems are Read more

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January 27, 2022
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 are Here to Stay Post-Pandemic. Two experts weigh in.
May 20, 2021
  As schools across the country wrap up another unusual school year, most K-12 education is still being facilitated with remote learning. However, educators are beginning to see Read more
The GSV Cup Elite 200 Announced; Startups Will Compete For $1 Million In Prizes
ASU+GSV Summit, the annual education technology conference hosted by GSV Ventures and Arizona Read more
4 Education Resources You May Have Missed This Month
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Are Virtual Field Trips Going to Remain Relevant Post-Pandemic?
Virtual field trips or expeditions have gained in popularity in recent years, and the COVID-19 Read more
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Are Virtual Field Trips Going to Remain Relevant Post-Pandemic?
March 18, 2021
Virtual field trips or expeditions have gained in popularity in recent years, and the COVID-19 global pandemic has given the concept a boost as schools and now parents scramble to bring relevant, Read more
How Tech Helps Eliminate Campus Parking Challenges for Students
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The Value of Building Virtual Campus Tours
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10 New EdTech Tools to Power Teaching and Learning
Instead of the usual hustle and bustle through bright and crowded exhibit hall aisles, trade Read more
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10 New EdTech Tools to Power Teaching and Learning
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Why an Educational Institution’s Website Can Make or Break its Credibility
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How Simulated Healthcare Training Supports Medical Education Programs
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Illuminate Education Unveils Research on Actual Impact of Spring School Closures
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EdTech: How to Motivate and Engage Educators in Challenging Times
December 6, 2021
  Flexibility means everything in education today. Dr. Karen Ingram, national education consultant for Istation, and Dr. Claudia Castillas, a bilingual virtual product development coach Read more
School Safety Today: Understanding the Role of Lockdown Drills
  Lockdown drills: they may be an increasing trend in education systems across the Read more
The Snowball Effects of Learning Loss
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Moving The Needle With Progress Monitoring: How To Accelerate Learning And Get Growth.
  “One of the things we’ve done for a long time is to progress monitor and look for Read more
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Moving The Needle With Progress Monitoring: How To Accelerate Learning And Get Growth.
October 22, 2021
  “One of the things we’ve done for a long time is to progress monitor and look for gaps in the student’s learning and meet those students where they are,” Pruitt said. “That has really Read more
School Safety Today: Preparing for the Next Wave of School Safety Challenges
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School Safety Today: Survey Says—Gap on Perception of School Safety
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Creating Future Ready Schools: Beyond the Classroom
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Gamified Learning is Helping Students Connect the Dots Through Language
November 5, 2021
Key Points: Gamification is the idea of educators turning the goal of a lesson plan into a game, encouraging topic retention by incentivizing "winning" and engaging Read more
InfoComm 2021: USC Invested in the Cloud During COVID. Will it Pay Off Long-Term?
  Universities have made some sweeping changes and added new capabilities to Read more
How One Startup is Targeting the Growing Threat of Cross-Language Plagiarism
  Key Points: EdTech gained steam during the pandemic as classes moved Read more
As Math Proficiency Scores Decline Nationwide, How Should Curriculum Shift?
  Disruptions to education during the pandemic had a serious impact on Read more
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As Math Proficiency Scores Decline Nationwide, How Should Curriculum Shift?
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  Disruptions to education during the pandemic had a serious impact on knowledge retention and student performance, and it's bearing out in assessment numbers. Whether Read more
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Schools Struggle to Reach Their Education Technology Goals. Here’s Why and How To Fix It.
January 14, 2022
As we hit the two-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic, the education sector continues to struggle in adjusting to virtual and hybrid education at scale. In 2020, McKinsey estimated that, due to COVID closures and the abrupt transition to online education, kids lost almost 7 months of learning regardless of socioeconomic background, a level of Read more
EdTech Providers Join Forces to Democratize Options for Hybrid Learning
December 13, 2021
  Hybrid learning, meaning the use of technology to make alternatives to standard, in-classroom learning available, is nothing new. However, the pandemic has created an urgent need for more and more diverse hybrid learning options that work for both teachers and students. According to Duncan Peberdy of Learn From Anywhere, many colleges and Read more
EdTech: How to Motivate and Engage Educators in Challenging Times
December 6, 2021
  Flexibility means everything in education today. Dr. Karen Ingram, national education consultant for Istation, and Dr. Claudia Castillas, a bilingual virtual product development coach at Istation, joined host Hilary Kennedy to dive into ways administrators and personnel can support teachers in this era of education. When a technological solution is Read more
School Safety Today: Understanding the Role of Lockdown Drills
December 2, 2021
  Lockdown drills: they may be an increasing trend in education systems across the country, but there is a debate on the merits of these drills versus the impact they have on students, teachers, and staff. Which causes more harm, the threat of a shooting occurring, or the stress imposed by participating in lockdown drills? School Safety Today’s Hilary Read more
Gamified Learning is Helping Students Connect the Dots Through Language
November 5, 2021
Key Points: Gamification is the idea of educators turning the goal of a lesson plan into a game, encouraging topic retention by incentivizing "winning" and engaging challenges. Educators need to treat mathematics as a language so students can connect what is happening "underneath" the math. The gamified learning market is actively Read more
InfoComm 2021: USC Invested in the Cloud During COVID. Will it Pay Off Long-Term?
November 1, 2021
  Universities have made some sweeping changes and added new capabilities to their offerings after the pandemic forced most schools to adapt. Now networks and systems are preparing to support hybrid and in-person learning, as well as synchronous and asynchronous choices for nontraditional students. While at this year’s InfoComm, we asked Lex Read more
The Snowball Effects of Learning Loss
October 26, 2021
  “Learning loss describes the loss of knowledge and skill that students experience when they’re not in school,” Grabill said. “It’s kind of the idea that learning decays over time if students don’t engage with it or use it regularly.” The pandemic forced educators to change the way they teach, as students shifted to an online learning model for most of Read more
How One Startup is Targeting the Growing Threat of Cross-Language Plagiarism
October 25, 2021
  Key Points: EdTech gained steam during the pandemic as classes moved online. Technology also increased opportunities to cheat and plagiarize. Cross-language plagiarism is a growing threat, as tech allows translation of languages. Commentary: EdTech has become more important in the last year and a half and, with technology, has Read more
Moving The Needle With Progress Monitoring: How To Accelerate Learning And Get Growth.
October 22, 2021
  “One of the things we’ve done for a long time is to progress monitor and look for gaps in the student’s learning and meet those students where they are,” Pruitt said. “That has really been a process we’ve done in the past.” The pandemic put a significant hindrance on learning. With things getting back into full swing, educators are trying to make up Read more