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Top 7 edtech posts for education leaders

Top 7 edtech posts for education leaders

12/21/2016

Topics: Digital Citizenship, Mobile learning, Standards, Technology infrastructure

Student-driven learning isn’t just good for students. When we give students control of how they learn, when they learn and even what they learn, they become more…

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4 tips to help CTOs handle their expanding roles

4 tips to help CTOs handle their expanding roles

04/29/2019

Topics: Education leadership, Technology infrastructure

Educators recognize the rapid pace at which technology changes, but what may not be as obvious is the dramatic changes in recent years to the roles of education technology leaders.  

Long responsible for managing infrastructure for the business office and school sites, as well as the…

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5 things every student (and teacher) should know about email scams

5 things every student (and teacher) should know about email scams

02/22/2016

Topics: Digital Citizenship, Technology infrastructure

Lessons on online safety often focus on cyberbullying, predators and privacy. But there’s another realm of digital citizenship that’s equally vital for students to understand: online scams and hacking.

Internet hacking,…

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3 ways to increase student engagement in your classroom

3 ways to increase student engagement in your classroom

10/27/2015

Topics: Assessment, Digital Citizenship, Technology infrastructure

“There is now a massive amount of evidence from all realms of science that unless individuals take a very active role in what it is that they're studying, unless they learn to ask questions, to do things hands on, to essentially recreate things in their own mind and transform them as is…

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Know the ISTE Standards for Coaches: Digital age learning environments

Know the ISTE Standards for Coaches: Digital age learning environments

06/25/2015

Topics: Learning spaces, Standards, Technology infrastructure

ISTE Standards for Coaches 3: Digital Age Learning Environments. Technology coaches create and support effective digital age learning…

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9 tips for a robust discussion on student data privacy

9 tips for a robust discussion on student data privacy

01/28/2019

Topics: Technology infrastructure

Barack and Michelle Obama are talking about it; so are Bill and Melinda Gates, dozens of state legislatures, the Parent Teacher Association and your distant cousins in…

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Things to consider before downloading that app

Things to consider before downloading that app

04/02/2015

Topics: Technology infrastructure

Say you're an elementary math teacher and you've just discovered the perfect app for helping your students understand fractions. It's simple to use, available across devices and, best of all, it's free. You want to download it immediately to your class set of iPads, right? Well, not so…

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Infographic: The Internet of Things

Infographic: The Internet of Things

04/01/2015

Topics: Technology infrastructure

And now we come to the ultimate phase in technology, the one no one escapes regardless of age, background or computer experience. It's called the Internet of Things, and like its whimsical name, it embraces (currently) inanimate objects of our world and brings them together for a bear hug.…

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Challenges, opportunities for global ed tech development

Challenges, opportunities for global ed tech development

04/01/2015

Topics: Technology infrastructure

We all know how difficult and challenging implementing ed tech projects can be. Not all initiatives are successful and many take a while to bear fruit, even in the U.S. and Europe. In developing countries, the challenges are even greater because teacher training and professional learning…

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Create a secure tech environment

Create a secure tech environment

03/27/2015

Topics: Technology infrastructure

Student safety — and the security of the tech resources available through schools — will always require careful attention. While there’s no single method for solving all tech-related safety challenges in schools, authors Abbie H. Brown and Tim D. Green say there is a…

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