Back-to-School season can be an exciting and anxious time for students. Social and emotional learning (SEL) can help students overcome both the normal fears of school — meeting new people — and the additional stressors caused by COVID-19.
10 back-to-school tech tips that can give lesson plans a boost and engage students.
Whether teaching in-person, remote, or hybrid classes this upcoming school year, all teachers will face the same age-old issue of how to pull students back into learning after a long summer break. Luckily, educators have the latest EdTech trends on their side to drive student engagement.
The digital human experience. What is it? Who builds it? How to we navigate it? What jobs and industries might be created in this new space? In today’s blog we take the first few steps into navigating this experience through an exhibit curated by Matthew Hodge, an Interactive Game Design teacher at CART, an indie game developer, and our guide through this new digital landscape.
Social media outlets continue to adjust their algorithms to better accommodate and encourage video – is it time for teachers to do the same? In the digital age, nearly everything we see online has been customized so that it appeals specifically to us. Things are, in fact, getting personal. Education is no exception to this …
Lego’s interlocking plastic bricks made their first appearance in 1949 being sold as “automatic binding bricks”. The potential to reuse the same pieces to construct different structures and inventions has been present from the very beginning. The world of Lego has expanded significantly from the early days and now includes theme parks, video games, board …
In terms of education buzzwords, Project Based Learning (PBL) and STEAM initiatives are pretty high on the list. Where are the intersections between the two and how can teachers utilize the core tenants of each to create juggernaut learning experiences?
As the people who spend the most time interacting with students, teachers are often the end-users when it comes to edtech products. Their influence can be underrated by edtech sales and marketing professionals because they are not always the decision makers for their schools or districts.
There are a million things to distract students from learning, but there are also ways to help remove distractions in the classroom and at home using technology.
Educators are a niche audience and knowing how to market to them is key. The best medium to reach them is through social media. Educators are using social media to get ideas for lesson plans, hear product reviews, and see product demos. If you aren’t targeting educators on social media, it’s time to get started. …