CoSN2022: Technology Supports Accessible and Inclusive Learning

EdTech Magazine

Getting technology into the hands of all K–12 students was the first step. With a focus on closing the digital divide, school districts are now working toward making the provided technology equitable.

How Upgraded Technology Supports Teachers in the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

As a sixth grade English language arts teacher at Aldine Independent School District in Texas, I use technology from bell to bell. While we need to return the laptops and peripherals when the school year ends, it’s been great having this new technology to use with my class.

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How AI technologies support school safety

eSchool News

Fortunately, there are many ways that technology can help in this area. The COVID pandemic has changed much about how we live and how we work. Nowhere is this more evident than in our schools – in how we safely teach our students and how our students learn, safely.

SCALE-UP Classroom Technology: Supporting The Learning Environment

ViewSonic Education

Despite the dramatic impact technology has had on education, many classroom structures and teaching methods haven’t changed much over the years. SCALE-UP is turning many aspects of the traditional classroom upside-down, including how technology is used. Rows of seats are replaced by roundtables, and key technology components are placed in strategic locations around the room. Technology in the SCALE-UP Classroom. Where ViewSonic ViewBoard Technology Fits In.

3 Ways Assistive Technology Supports Students with Disabilities

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Thanks to tools from tech giants such as Microsoft, students with disabilities are flourishing. Classroom Digital Content Personalized Learning Software

How technology supports our Advanced Learning for All initiative

eSchool News

Related content: How next-gen learning supports every student. In order for students to succeed in AP classes, it is important they have access to multiple resources and support from their teachers. Technology has helped us to remain one step ahead of the class.

Educational Technology Support

Kleinspiration

I''m proud to be a partner with the following sites and appreciate how they''re supporting educational technology in various forms. Being a sponsor of this site is more than simply having a spot on the side bar, but rather joining a partnership together to support the advancement of technology in education. Group, we feel that technology plays a vital role in preparing our children for tomorrow. I''m very thankful for the sponsors of this site.

How Technology Supports English Learners in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

Yet some schools across the country still struggle to support ELL students and address their specific learning needs. As the number of English language learners in today’s classrooms continues to grow, educators must consider new ways to facilitate their learning. English language learners, or ELLs, are the fastest-growing group of K–12 students in U.S. public schools.

How Technology Supports English Learners in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

Yet some schools across the country still struggle to support ELL students and address their specific learning needs. As the number of English language learners in today’s classrooms continues to grow, educators must consider new ways to facilitate their learning. English language learners, or ELLs, are the fastest-growing group of K–12 students in U.S. public schools.

How Technology Supports English Learners in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

Yet some schools across the country still struggle to support ELL students and address their specific learning needs. As the number of English language learners in today’s classrooms continues to grow, educators must consider new ways to facilitate their learning. English language learners, or ELLs, are the fastest-growing group of K–12 students in U.S. public schools.

How Technology Supports English Learners in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

Yet some schools across the country still struggle to support ELL students and address their specific learning needs. As the number of English language learners in today’s classrooms continues to grow, educators must consider new ways to facilitate their learning. English language learners, or ELLs, are the fastest-growing group of K–12 students in U.S. public schools.

How Technology Supports English Learners in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

Yet some schools across the country still struggle to support ELL students and address their specific learning needs. As the number of English language learners in today’s classrooms continues to grow, educators must consider new ways to facilitate their learning. English language learners, or ELLs, are the fastest-growing group of K–12 students in U.S. public schools.

The Rise and Fall of Educational Technology Support in California

CUE

Over the past 40 years in California, there was a major increase, and then a recent and sudden decline, in support for educational technology. The post The Rise and Fall of Educational Technology Support in California appeared first on OnCUE. News Education Technology Legislative Advocacy

Starting a Student Technology Support Team

Gaggle Speaks

Whether you choose a BYOD policy or your school or district provides devices through a 1:1 initiative, there will be some aspect of support required. If tech support is not a line item in a budget, the technology plunge might be a scary one. But before you panic, consider starting a student technology team to offset the costs of hiring a full support staff. Outline your support needs and expectations.

Getting the Most Out of Your District Technology Support Staff

Edsurge

Integrating technology into your classroom can be overwhelming at first—especially navigating the different resources and district technology support staff that are available to you. Below, we dive into three potential resources and their intended purpose, so you can keep classroom devices working and redefine the way you approach your curriculum with the use of technology. Ask for one-on-one support. Education Technology Technology Tips Technology in School

Incident IQ Announces New Apps Architecture for its K-12 Technology Support Platform

techlearning

Incident IQ , the K12 technology support platform, has unveiled its new Incident IQ Apps Architecture that enables support for dozens of popular K-12 technologies at the ISTE Conference (Booth #2033). Apps Architecture has allowed the creation of dozens of ready-to-use support apps for K-12 learning applications and data management tools. [

What We Stand For

Gaggle Speaks

Our mission is to help ensure the safety and well-being of students and schools by leveraging people and technology, supporting school districts in proactively identifying those who are struggling.

Q&A: Chesterfield County Schools CTO says Technology Plays Central Role in Education

EdTech Magazine

But achieving a 21st century pedagogy requires technology that’s ready to take center stage. EdTech spoke with Tim Tillman, CTO and CISO for Chesterfield County Public Schools in Virginia, about how technology leaders can transform their approach to support a truly modern education.

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Tips for Transforming Educational Technology through Professional Development and Training

EdTech Magazine

By Mike Patterson Teachers say they lack proper technology support, but schools can turn the tables on inadequate training programs using these best practices. Classroom Curriculum Management Training

IaaS Offers Critical Agility, Scale and Innovation for School Districts

EdTech Magazine

Last spring’s rapid shift to remote learning may have taken many education IT teams by surprise, but the technology supporting this shift has been gaining steam for years.

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Importance of Assistive Technology

N2Y

For many students with disabilities, assistive technology (AT) is critically important in removing barriers to mobility, communication, socialization, and learning. Legislation ensuring greater access to, and availability of, assistive technology.

2020 Ed Tech Trends Focus on Equity

EdTech Magazine

One of the biggest trends in educational technology shouldn’t be a trend at all. To that end, EdTech ’s trends for 2020 involve the nuts and bolts of educational technology — AR/VR , makerspaces, esports and more — while encompassing the ways those technologies support learning for all students. Equity should be something that we always do , not a trend,” says Josh Stumpenhorst, learning commons director at Lincoln Junior High School in Naperville, Ill. “It’s

2020 Ed Tech Trends Focus on Equity

EdTech Magazine

One of the biggest trends in educational technology shouldn’t be a trend at all. To that end, EdTech ’s trends for 2020 involve the nuts and bolts of educational technology — AR/VR , makerspaces, esports and more — while encompassing the ways those technologies support learning for all students. Equity should be something that we always do , not a trend,” says Josh Stumpenhorst, learning commons director at Lincoln Junior High School in Naperville, Ill. “It’s

2020 Ed Tech Trends Focus on Equity

EdTech Magazine

One of the biggest trends in educational technology shouldn’t be a trend at all. To that end, EdTech ’s trends for 2020 involve the nuts and bolts of educational technology — AR/VR , makerspaces, esports and more — while encompassing the ways those technologies support learning for all students. Equity should be something that we always do , not a trend,” says Josh Stumpenhorst, learning commons director at Lincoln Junior High School in Naperville, Ill. “It’s

2020 Ed Tech Trends Focus on Equity

EdTech Magazine

One of the biggest trends in educational technology shouldn’t be a trend at all. To that end, EdTech ’s trends for 2020 involve the nuts and bolts of educational technology — AR/VR , makerspaces, esports and more — while encompassing the ways those technologies support learning for all students. Equity should be something that we always do , not a trend,” says Josh Stumpenhorst, learning commons director at Lincoln Junior High School in Naperville, Ill. “It’s

2020 Ed Tech Trends Focus on Equity

EdTech Magazine

One of the biggest trends in educational technology shouldn’t be a trend at all. To that end, EdTech ’s trends for 2020 involve the nuts and bolts of educational technology — AR/VR , makerspaces, esports and more — while encompassing the ways those technologies support learning for all students. Equity should be something that we always do , not a trend,” says Josh Stumpenhorst, learning commons director at Lincoln Junior High School in Naperville, Ill. “It’s

2020 Ed Tech Trends Focus on Equity

EdTech Magazine

One of the biggest trends in educational technology shouldn’t be a trend at all. To that end, EdTech ’s trends for 2020 involve the nuts and bolts of educational technology — AR/VR , makerspaces, esports and more — while encompassing the ways those technologies support learning for all students. Equity should be something that we always do , not a trend,” says Josh Stumpenhorst, learning commons director at Lincoln Junior High School in Naperville, Ill. “It’s

Tech Tutorials for Parents and Caretakers

Nick's Picks for Educational Technology

Technology Support for Parents and Caretakers Making technology resources readily available to parents is essential, but they are often overlooked. The post Tech Tutorials for Parents and Caretakers appeared first on Nick's Picks For Educational Technology.

Building Good Relationships with Your Students’ Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

Mike Daugherty, a Director of Technology in Ohio, has been studying this topic and experimenting for the last several years to find optimal ways to communicate with today’s parents. Mike Daugherty Director of Technology, Ohio Mike Daugherty is a husband, father, author, technology director, Google Innovator, and possible Starbucks addict. He has eighteen years of experience in K-12 technology support serving in a wide variety of roles.

How to evolve your K-12 cybersecurity approach

eSchool News

Technology supports the transformation of every industry imaginable–especially education. terabytes of data, including academic transcripts, resumes and financial support documents, being exposed due to unsecure processes and storage.

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How Technology Can Help Deepen Students’ Learning

EdNews Daily

Fortunately, technology tools can provide support for each stage. Technology-Supported Surface-Level Learning. Technology for whole group settings, e.g., interactive flat panel displays and presentation software, can engage students by using videos and vivid images to get them curious and excited about a subject. Technology-Supported Transfer of Learning. Technology-Support Deep Learning. By Kelly Bielefeld.

What is Learning Sciences and Why Does It Matter?

Digital Promise

Designs innovative approaches to learning and assessment, often taking into account a social, collaborative view of learning and using technology creatively.

Closing the Digital Learning Gap

Digital Promise

At the same time, innovative education leaders and classroom teachers are engaging, motivating, and nurturing students to develop mindsets for college and career readiness and lifelong learning, and they are supporting social and emotional development. Today, students must acquire knowledge, competencies, and mindsets that prepare them to be productive members of a modern workforce in a global economy powered by technology. Most Americans agree that education is a national priority.

Integrating Digital Tools for Adult Learners: Four Critical Factors

Digital Promise

Technology has the potential to be a powerful tool for improving access to learning for adult learners. According to a Tyton Partners study , there is increasing demand for education technology among adult education program administrators and educators. Despite this enthusiasm, adult education programs lag behind their K-12 and higher education counterparts in incorporating technology. Support the evolving role of the instructor.

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New Online Platform from Vernier Boosts High School Students’ STEM Learning with Fun, Interactive Investigations and Projects

eSchool News

BEAVERTON, Oregon, March 31, 2022 — Leveraging standards-based instructional content and its award-winning technology, Vernier Software & Technology is announcing Vernier Connections , an innovative web-based platform to engage high school students in hands-on STEM learning and exploration.

Using assistive technology district-wide to improve reading achievement

eSchool News

Assistive technology teachers working at schools in the Fairfax County, VA school district–one of the largest in the United States–are finding that the use of audiobooks is improving access to grade-level content while also developing the love of reading that motivates many students to continue improving.

Bloom’s Taxonomy and the implications it has for a digital classroom.

EdTech4Beginners

Technology or pedagogy? I would argue that technology is not the tool that makes children creative, instead it is a support. The learning is the priority when planning lessons; the technology is merely a dynamic aid. Teachers need to integrate technology seamlessly into lessons instead of viewing it as an add-on or afterthought.” – Heidi-Hayes Jacobs. So can technology support higher order thinking?

It’s late 2015 and we’re still overblocking the Internet

Dangerously Irrelevant

Like library and textbook censorship, not only does blocking video services, social media, online interactive content, and other Web resources restrict students’ intellectual freedom, it also prohibits them from engaging in powerful conversations and learning opportunities (and, incidentally, also sends messages to your most technology-fluent educators that you’re outdated). Focusing on superintendents: 5 technology leadership articles from AASA.

The role of technology in the PYP

EdTech4Beginners

This post will outline the aims of the PYP (the Primary Years Programme of the International Baccalaureate) and the role that technology plays in helping teachers and students to achieve those goals. The role of technology is not significantly different to non-IB schools, so the ideas of good practice outlined below will also apply to other educational settings. What does the PYP say about technology? Technology has made these things possible for all teachers.

Are You Using Mobility to Stay Competitive?

eSchool News

Cisco’s best-in-class Wi-Fi technology supports next-generation mobile apps and allows you to scale quickly and easily without replacing access points. Mobility is a game changer. It has the potential to change the way employees work, the way businesses engage with customers, and the direction your business grows. From mobilizing employees to boost their performance to engaging with customers in their own environments, mobility continues to evolve at a rapid pace.

Don’t forget AV needs for Common Core assessments

eSchool News

Califone International , a manufacturer of audio technology and sound presentation solutions for schools, industry, institutions and professional use, introduced three new earbud designs, a wireless keyboard and personal voice amplifier to fit the needs of any classroom at the recent 2015 TCEA Convention & Exposition in Austin, Texas. Next page: How new headset technology supports testing requirements.

OPINION: Some warning flags for those embracing personalized learning powered by education technology

The Hechinger Report

With a shortage of human teachers, many schools jumped on the bandwagon of using technology that collects each child’s personal data and tailors content accordingly. Related: As the world goes virtual, big education technology players tighten their grip.

Digital literacies online

Learning with 'e's

I've written about digital literacies in previous publications, because I consider them vital for the success of any technology supported learning ventures. competencies Digital education learning literacies online pedagogy readiness schools skills students teachers Technology