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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

How Teachers are Using Social Media

How Teachers are Using Social Media

Social media is one of the best ways to reach teachers. Here’s what teachers are talking about and how you can join in on the conversation. Teachers share common goals and challenges and use social media to discuss with each other. They talk about education policy, post curriculum ideas, and show off student projects. If … Continue reading

How to Develop an Email That Get Results

How to Develop an Email That Get Results

Developing an engaging email to generate leads can take some time. A report from Litmus found that brands spend an average of two weeks brainstorming, writing, designing, coding, testing, and deploying one single email. Agile found that 43 percent of administrators and 41 percent of teachers value email for communicating with education vendors. This means … Continue reading

Infographic: Decision Makers in School Districts

Infographic: Decision Makers in School Districts

Understanding who make purchasing decisions in school districts can be difficult. It’s easy to think the principals make purchasing decisions for their school. However, that isn’t the case. Principals have some authority but any decisions made must be made within specific purchasing parameters. Let’s see who the district-level purchasers are so you know who to … Continue reading

Making Schools Safer Online

Making Schools Safer Online

We hear about data breeches in retail and healthcare all the time because they are big targets for data thieves. But what about education? Breeches are very common in education. We don’t hear about the breeches often because they are typically smaller and nobody knows how many records were compromised. IT departments are taking notice … Continue reading

Buying Decisions: How Customers are Influenced

Buying Decisions: How Customers are Influenced

Consumers do a lot of research before making a purchase. This research includes reading reviews and comparing product options. Education decision makers are no different. To help increase your sales, here’s what you should know about buying decisions. Peer reviews can make or break. Many decision makers turn to their peers for product advice. They … Continue reading