Tips for Marketing to Teachers

Tips for Marketing to Teachers

Since school districts have tight funding, teachers use their personal funds to purchase items for their classroom. Agile Education found that teachers spend an average of $468 of their personal funds on their classroom. Here is the cost breakdown of personal and school funds used for classroom supplies and materials. Even though teachers aren’t the … Continue reading

Federal Education Funding: What You Should Know

Federal Education Funding: What You Should Know

We are still uncertain about the FY17-18 federal education budget. With this uncertainty, make sure your customers know about the shifts in funding. Agile Education highlights what they need to know in the infographic below. Please share any additional information you have in the comments below.  Source: Agile Education Marketing

Transforming Education through Digital Technology

Transforming Education through Digital Technology

College readiness is an important topic for both parents and educators. Many parents have high expectations that their children will be successful beyond high school graduation. With these expectations, principals and school leaders are facing a lot of pressure and a sense of urgency to think differently about teacher preparation. The 2017 digital learning trend … Continue reading

Flipped Learning: Where to Begin

Flipped Learning: Where to Begin

We have all heard about flipped learning. However, with different variations of the term, having the wrong idea of flipped learning can be a problem for schools. Flipped Learning Network defines flipped learning as “a pedagogical approach in which direct instruction moves from the group learning space to the individual learning space, and the resulting … Continue reading

Come See Us at ISTE 2017 – Booth #3452

Come See Us at ISTE 2017 – Booth #3452

We are excited to be heading down to ISTE in 4 days! ISTE is a great opportunity to showcase your products and interact with vendors, resellers, and industry representatives. Connect with over 15,000 educators, 4,500 company representatives and 550 exhibiting companies. Stop by Booth #3452 and say hi! We will have demos from several of … Continue reading

EdTech Spending Set to Explode in Higher Education

EdTech Spending Set to Explode in Higher Education

According to recent research by MarketWatch, EdTech spending for on campus EdTech by colleges and universities is estimated to rise to $252 billion by 2020. IT leaders and campus admin are projected to invest in everything from online learning solutions to personal devices, as well as investments in up-and-coming technologies as listed in the recent … Continue reading

Tips to Help Create and Sustain a Makerspace

Tips to Help Create and Sustain a Makerspace

Makerspaces, defined as an area where people (students) use creativity, technology, and computing to work on different projects and ideas, are quickly becoming mainstream in education.  However, creating and maintaining one can be overwhelming for educators who are starting from scratch. October Smith, the K-12 science coordinator at Lamar Consolidated ISD, shared some tips and … Continue reading

Top 10 Higher Ed IT Issues in 2017

Top 10 Higher Ed IT Issues in 2017

Last week EDUCAUSE released its top 10 higher ED IT Issues for 2017. They placed a focus on student success through four key themes: IT foundations, data foundations, effective leadership, and successful students.  IT in higher ed continues to have many priorities, serve numerous constituents, and offer hundreds of services to meet these many needs. … Continue reading

Connect with key partners at FETC and TCEA!

Connect with key partners at FETC and TCEA!

Meet, learn, and engage with some of our key vendor and reseller partners at FETC January 24-27 and TCEA February 6-10! These shows provide an opportunity for vendors, resellers, and industry representatives, including teachers, administrators, and media specialists to connect, learn, and continue to drive technological innovation in the 21st century classroom FETC Future of … Continue reading