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Edtech coaches can use these seven tips to help teachers overcome their technology fears.

Banish tech phobia: How to get teachers on board with edtech

04/01/2019

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo

We’ve all heard about veteran educators who have been teaching the same way for years and are reluctant to integrate technology into their practice.

Why should they? It’s scary to try something new,…

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Become an edtech advocate!

Become an edtech advocate!

02/21/2019

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No matter where you teach or who your students are, as an educator, you must have access to technology and the ability to use it to augment all facets of instruction. Sometimes, however, access to the appropriate edtech for our students isn’t equitable, available or within our expertise — that…

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Rafranz Davis: Building equity one student at a time

Rafranz Davis: Building equity one student at a time

05/12/2019

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It was like a scene from a movie. When first-year teacher Rafranz Davis took over the eighth grade math classroom at Ennis Junior High School in Ennis, Texas, just weeks before the state exams, students greeted her by flipping their desks around, putting their feet up and turning their backs in…

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What school leaders need to drive change in schools

What school leaders need to drive change in schools

10/10/2017

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The Innovator Solutions section includes contributions from corporate sponsors and advertisers representing education organizations, businesses, policy-making bodies and other influencers dedicated to transforming education. This post was provided by …

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MIA in school: Instilling a sense of purpose instudents

MIA in school: Instilling a sense of purpose instudents

12/28/2018

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“Dad, I want a narwhal cake for my birthday.”

“A narwhal cake?”

“Yes, a narwhal cake.”

I have a 10- year-old who knows exactly what he wants.

“So you want a cake with a picture of a narwhal on it? The whale with the…

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Edtech impact guide is a resource for vendors — and school decision-makers, too

Edtech impact guide is a resource for vendors — and school decision-makers, too

11/08/2017

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Today’s education decision-makers face many challenges when it comes to procurement, not the least of which is determining a product’s effectiveness — that is to say, the likelihood that…

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Speak Up Survey shows mobile learning on the rise

Speak Up Survey shows mobile learning on the rise

11/10/2017

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Students have long said they use different devices to do different things – from research, watching videos and taking notes to emailing teachers, checking grades and accessing textbooks.

In the 2016…

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Personalized vs. differentiated vs. individualized learning

Personalized vs. differentiated vs. individualized learning

01/24/2018

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Find, vet and implement edtech  painlessly!

Find, vet and implement edtech painlessly!

12/13/2018

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Protecting student data online can be difficult in a district with 8,500-plus students — especially when teachers can easily find their own free apps for classroom use, bypassing the official procurement process and potentially putting students’ privacy at risk.

But Sun Prairie Area…

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How a schools culture affects edtech

How a schools culture affects edtech

12/12/2018

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Boni Hamilton has been evaluating how technology works in the classroom for more than two decades.

She has written two books about integrating technology in schools and wrote a doctoral dissertation about how computers are actually used in classrooms and the…

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