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What you need to know about Blended Learning

What you need to know about Blended Learning

As schools start preparing for next year, it is clear they need a plan that balances online learning with the traditional classroom. Blended learning has been rising in popularity for years, and now promises to help schools shift and strengthen their lesson planning for the future. What is blended learning? The Oxford Dictionary defines blended … Continue reading

Preparing for the 2020-2021 School Year

Preparing for the 2020-2021 School Year

As the world continues to adjust to the impact that COVID-19 has had on all aspects of our daily lives, schools are making plans for next year. In this challenging time, no one can be fully sure when students will return, but most are certain it will not be until the start of the 2020-2021 academic year if not a bit later. In order to best be prepared for a healthy and safe return to school, there are a few things that schools will need. Continue reading

What are Principals Saying About Technology in Schools?

What are Principals Saying About Technology in Schools?

As children become more “plugged in”, principals have been tasked with a difficult decision—how can educators use these devices while also balancing their potentially harmful effects. While technology can help prepare students for success in school and beyond, things like screen time and social media are weighing heavily on principals’ minds as they decide whether to invest in more tech-based products. Continue reading

Our Top 5 “Must Read” Blogs of 2019

Our Top 5 “Must Read” Blogs of 2019

2019 was another year of growth and progress in education, and we loved every second of it. This year on the blog, we’ve gotten to explore everything from cyber security hygiene in schools to how EdTech is fighting climate change. It’s been a great year, and we are so thankful to have shared it with … Continue reading

Computational Thinking: The Skill Set for the Future

Computational Thinking: The Skill Set for the Future

As we mentioned in our previous blog post “What’s Ahead for EdTech in 2019”, schools will be focused on developing students’ computational thinking skills with the help of robotics and coding. What is Computational Thinking? Computational thinking is a problem-solving skill that focuses on critical and logical thinking. It’s about solving problems systematically, then reaching … Continue reading