All educators, CTOs, and Curriculum Directors know that technology plays a fundamental role in learning. Technology has a base in every classroom, improving performance and learning rates by a 92% reduction in the need for disciplinary action, a 90% increase in high-stakes test scores, 89% fewer dropouts, and a 63% increase in graduation rates. It’s important that … Continue reading
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Keep the Classroom Momentum Going: 10 Inspirational Quotes for K-12
We’ve handpicked these 10 quotes on education, learning, and just being who you are to inspire you and your students. We hope you enjoy them! What is your favorite inspirational quote? Share with us in the comments below.
Top K-12 Educational Events You Should Attend in 2023
Meeting old and new contacts within the education space in 2022 was a refreshing change from social distancing. Our Sales Team had energizing conversations with resellers and educators about trending K-12 products and the future of education. We can’t wait to connect with trendsetting K-12 vendors, resellers, and educators in this new year. Are these … Continue reading
Black History Month | Boosting Inclusivity in STEM
AI and machine learning have a dark side. Learn about it in this today’s VAR blog post. Continue reading
EdTech Highlight: Creating a Modern Classroom with Wacom
Join us for a 4-part blog series to boost motivation and participation among your students. You’ll learn digital teaching tips and explore a remote-ready tool that makes lessons interactive. In Part 2, you’ll learn the importance of a flipped classroom. Continue reading
5 Reasons Why Robotics Classes are Beneficial
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EdTech Trends and Tools for Back-to-School
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.
K-12 Funding Basics: Understanding Government Funding
The next few weeks on VAR connection will be dedicated to a series on K-12 funding in the United States. This week we are breaking down K-12 Government funding for public schools, how it is given, and how it is spent. Stay tuned to learn more about grants, COVID-19 relief funding, and so much more! … Continue reading
5 Tips for Supporting STEAM Culture in Education
Effective STEAM learning requires a culture and environment that allows students to practice creative problem solving, computational thinking, and other skills vital for entering tomorrow’s workforce. Creating a new learning culture can feel overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be! Here are our top 5 tips for supporting STEAM culture in Education. Continue reading
What Tools Will Districts Need for Back to School?
As districts prepare to welcome students, educators, and staff back for another year of learning, there is still a lot of uncertainly about when and if learning will take place in person. In order to reopen their building safely, there are a few tools districts will need to have. Continue reading