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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

3 Ways to Make Classrooms More Interactive

3 Ways to Make Classrooms More Interactive

To connect with today’s kids teachers must look to more innovative and interactive strategies.  Educators know that interactive instructional approaches can be an effective strategy to increase student engagement. However, to make a real difference, educators have to integrate technology in a meaningful way to truly impact students. The following are three methods have been … Continue reading