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How edtech helps students demonstrate learning in more than one way
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How edtech helps students demonstrate learning in more than one way

E-learning

The use of digital tools promotes collaboration, communication, creativity, and many more essential skills while also boosting student engagement in learning as they have the power of choice in how to share what they have learned. Here are five ways for students to demonstrate learning with the help of edtech:

Eco-education: From eco-schools to eco-citizens
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Eco-education: From eco-schools to eco-citizens

School Management

From the development of environmentally-friendly learning spaces to the education of future eco-citizens, schools have the opportunity of becoming role models for their students and assume a more active role in addressing ecological issues. Here are three main components that could turn the current education into a greener education:

3 Ways edtech can help education get back on track
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3 Ways edtech can help education get back on track

E-learning

In addition to personalizing learning and teaching, education technology is a valuable tool in getting education back on track in the post-pandemic era. Edtech providers also need to address challenges affecting education systems, meet changing needs, and provide effective technologies for teaching and learning.

blended learning educational norm
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Why blended learning will become an educational norm

E-learning

Blended learning — or the art of mixing face-to-face instruction in the classroom with ed-tech — is on the path of becoming a real norm in education. Technological tools developed especially for the education market, along with the future demand for online literacy are the two foundation stones of this path.

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How to achieve ed-tech integration using the SAMR Model

E-learning

Grasping the distinction between blended learning and tech integration is critical for teachers in the process of enhancing their lessons and classroom. You can gain insight on your own level of tech integration by using the SAMR Model. The model defines four different stages of technology use in the learning process, helping those on their path to building a blended classroom environment, or, to use a gaming analogy, to level up.

implementing a 1:1 program
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5 steps for implementing a 1:1 program

School Management

1:1 programs have proven to contribute to better academic results for students and many schools and districts have already joined the trend. In an attempt to simplify what it means to implement a 1:1 program in a school, here are five steps to follow so that it’ll be successful. These steps offer a basic journey from thinking about going 1:1 to actually doing it.

modern literacies
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4 modern literacies students need to learn in school

Teachers

The educational system needs to change and adapt to new challenges faster than it does. Students today still need to be able to read, write and perform mathematical calculations. However, this alone is no longer enough because these skills and processes are being fundamentally transformed by the ever-changing nature of the world and the increasing demand for new modern literacy practices.

developing digital citizenship
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Why schools must lead on developing digital citizenship

Teachers

When schools set themselves the task of “incorporating technology”, or “developing digital citizens” they are in fact revealing the disconnect between education and the rest of the modern world. Digital citizenship is not distinct from everyday citizenship, and because we, and young people in particular, don’t distinguish between the two we should pay profoundly more attention to building up civic reasoning online.

ingredients to online learning success
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5 Basic ingredients to online learning success

E-learning

If achieving online learning success is like making a healthy meal, both students and educators must keep in mind that there are many ways to create a nutritious dinner. Achieving great results with online education requires a balance between pedagogical content knowledge, technological knowledge, game-based learning, data-driven decision making, and formative assessments.

Professional Development for teachers
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Professional development for teachers is key to ed-tech success

School Management

With all the intricate aspects of running a school or university, combined with limited or strict budgets, professional development for teachers has often been put on the back burner. But if schools want to implement education technology in the classroom successfully, they need to understand that supporting teachers during this process is vital. PD for teachers has to be high up on the priorities list of school leadership everywhere.

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