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How Augmented Reality Will Transform Education

How Augmented Reality Will Transform Education

EdTech is changing the way students are learning and teachers are teaching. Through use of augmented reality, students perform better, are more motivated to learn, engage in materials, and have a more positive attitude. According to an infographic by New Jersey Institute of Technology, dedicated augmented reality devices is expected to reach $659.98 million by … Continue reading

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

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

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

Important Developments in Education Technology

Important Developments in Education Technology

The NMC Horizon Report: 2016 K-12 Edition, based on the opinions of 59 education and technology experts from 18 countries, identified six important developments in technology that will support innovation and change in education within the next five years. Near-Term – Time-to-Adoption Horizon: One Year or Less Makerspaces Makerspaces are physical environments that offer tools … Continue reading

Key Trends Accelerating Tech Adoption in K-12

Key Trends Accelerating Tech Adoption in K-12

What is on the five-year horizon for K-12 schools? What trends and technologies will drive educational change? The NMC/CoSN Horizon Report: 2016 K-12 Edition examines emerging technologies for their potential impact on, and use in teaching, learning, and creative inquiry in schools. The report, based on the opinions of 59 experts, identifies six key trends … Continue reading

6 Ways School Leaders Can Transform Teaching

6 Ways School Leaders Can Transform Teaching

A new report by the National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future (NCTAF) offers insight and key recommendations to help bring about a ‘new vision’ for teaching and learning.  The Commission issued a call to action to mobilize policymakers, teachers, parents, students, and the broader community around this new vision. By documenting systematic issues, such … Continue reading