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The Hottest Topics in Edtech for 2022!

12/09/2021

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When you have a monumental event like a global pandemic, it’s really easy to focus on the negative disruptions and miss the positive impacts. 

And no one would argue that COVID-19 has had a…

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3 Questions To Ask Before Choosing a New Edtech Tool

12/03/2021

Topics: Tools, devices & apps

In a technology ecosystem where thousands of products are clamoring for attention, choosing the right tool for your school or classroom can be tricky. Sifting through the marketing claims to find software that…

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How One District Bridged the Digital Divide

10/06/2021

Topics: social-emotional learning

Prior to March 2020, we knew we had a digital divide in Highline Public Schools that prevented too many of our students from accessing their learning from home. Once the decision was made to close schools, we…

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3 Ways To Stay on the Path To Digital Equity

10/01/2021

Topics: digital equity

The pandemic has challenged all educators and pushed us further than we ever thought possible. In less than a year, schools and districts launched online programs to meet the needs of students and families.…

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Recommendations for Helping Students Catch Up After Disrupted Learning

09/08/2021

Topics: Education leadership

As students return to the classroom, addressing instructional time lost to COVID-19 may be one of educators’ greatest challenges this new school year. Although students have made a range of…

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Visionary ISTE Founder Left a Legacy of Innovation and Promise

09/02/2021

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Dave Moursund, who founded the organization that would become the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), died Sept. 1 at the age of 84.

He helped transform a relatively small…

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6 Ways the Pandemic Transformed Schooling — But Will It Last?

08/18/2021

Topics: Assessment, digital equity, Global collaboration, Personalized Learning

After nearly a year and a half of pandemic-related disruption, going back to school this year will look unlike anything we’ve ever seen before. And that’s a good thing — or at least it should be. 

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Words Matter — Supporting LGBTQ Colleagues and Students  

07/22/2021

Topics: Equity and inclusion

As I work through the requirements of my ISTE Certification, I am learning more about using the…

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How School Districts Can Get the Most Out of American Rescue Plan Act Funds

07/20/2021

Topics: edtech funding

States and districts are planning how to invest their share of the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds from the…

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A Silver Lining Playbook for Turning Disruption Into Innovation

07/06/2021

Topics: Education leadership

After more than a year of struggle and stress, many educators are hungry for a return to normal. But what are they really going back to?

Copious research shows that in education, what’s familiar and…

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