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Replace rows of desks and lectures at your school with active learning spaces where students are collaborative, classrooms are comfortable and teachers inspire creativity and deep content knowledge.
Take a look at the top EdTekHub leadership posts from 2016 to find out how to empower students and inspire staff with edtech.
Educational technology is making a huge impact on how students learn, how teachers teach and how education is done.
Since 2003, Project Tomorrow’s Speak Up survey has generated valuable data about student, parent and teacher use of technology in education that has influenced public policy and informed district tech integration plans. Participate in Speak Up 2015 now!
Open educational resources are high-quality, free and easy to use. Go to these top sites, and they’re also easy to find.
The days when cell phones were nothing more than classroom distractions are over. Help your students turn the smartphones in their pockets into high-powered learning machines.
Everyone loves apps. The key for educators, however, is to find budget-friendly apps that go beyond the cool factor to enhance learning. Here are a few of our expert members’ top suggestions for new apps to try in your classroom this year.
Use QR codes, AR apps and posters, and iBeacons to get students moving and engaged while bolstering their executive functioning and comprehension skills.
As tech use becomes increasingly ubiquitous both in school and out, the majority of students easily fly right past the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation for no more than two hours of screen time a day. Is it realistic in today's world to place arbitrary limits? Because not all screen time is created equal, the answer is not black and white.
App smashing allows students to create a project in one app, save it and then open that image or movie in a second app to add features that aren’t offered in the first app.
To ensure digital activity in your classroom, choose cell phone activities that work with any type of phone or phone plan. Here are some ideas for using cell phones to engage students.
Giving tech-savvy students training and credit to act as an onsite help desk can provide an invaluable real-world skill-building experience while supplementing a school’s IT resources.
The Verizon Mobile Learning Academy is a rigorous 10-week course designed to teach teams of educators how to effectively implement mobile technology in a school or district.
In her webinar, So You've Gone 1:1: What Now?, LaMaster will focus on three areas to explain how 1:1 can – and will – change the teaching experience. These areas are physical, virtual and cultural.
Makerspaces don’t have to be big or even high tech. You can create a STEM environment in a closet, at a workbench or on a cart. The important thing is to allow students to be creative and work on a variety of projects.
Sara Hunter brings her passion for STEM to hundreds of elementary students every week in inquiry-based, hands-on classes that cover everything from programming robots to experiencing the natural world outside. But she doesn’t stop there. As a tech coach, she also shows teachers throughout her district how they can do it too.
Before mobile learning can make an impact on student achievement, teachers need to learn new instrutional strategies.
Boulder Valley School District’s creative approach to implementing 1:1 iPads includes enticing public funders by providing equitable access to digital devices.
Apple’s iBeacon technology lures students to learning by sending alerts to their iPads.
Accessibility is a key factor in the success of any mobile learning program, yet teachers are often left scrambling to meet the needs of students with disabilities.
While the content should still remain the focus of any lesson plan, many teachers are surprised to discover that technology can enhance learning at every point in a lesson.
By choosing and applying mobile apps using Bloom’s Taxonomy as a guide, teachers can help students progress through lower- to higher-order thinking skills.
One of the most common mistakes schools make with 1:1 mobile programs is that they treat the devices as if they were regular computers.
The success of a mobile learning initiative hinges on parental support.
Education leaders share their take on preparing for a 1:1 learning environment.
Initiate a thoughtful discussion about mobile learning within your school or district.
Find out about the Mobile Learning Network's ISTE 2014 PhotoQuest Atlanta! event and learn how to make your own mobile scavenger hunt!
ISTE 2014 closing keynote speaker and National Teacher of the Year Jeff Charbonneau shows educators the power of asking "What if?" — and finding a way to make that "what if" happen.
Maker movement experts discuss creating a maker culture in the classroom and more.
Project-based learning, 1:1 technology and professional learning communities transformed a Maryland middle school and improved learning.
A districtwide iPad implementation allows educators and teacher to embrace flipped learning and incorporate a project-based approach across all grades and subject areas.
Developing a successful mobile learning program requires more than simply weighing the pros and cons of different devices.
Choosing the right STEM tools for your students can be intimidating. Here’s a short guide to the factors you should consider, from grade level and subject area to cost.
Make the most of your ISTE 2016 experience with a few tools to help you get organized.
Reaching beyond school walls opens up a world of vibrant learning communities in which educators share ideas and propel each other to grow.
If educators can capture kids’ passion for Pokemon Go, imagine the learning and engagement they can create. Here are 14 ways you can use the augmented reality game to promote and build excitement about your school and drive learning for students.
Asking students what they want to be when they grow up is no longer relevant in our rapidly changing workforce. Jaime Casap, chief education evangelist for Google, offers 17 questions we should be asking instead.