edtech

January 11, 2017

While automation in the classroom started with automated lights, it is now expanding to automating tasks with artificial intelligence (AI) machines. While some technophobes may paint a picture of robots replacing teachers in the near future, nearly all technology experts agree that this is highly unlikely. Rather, AI will just help teachers increase efficiency and improve their classroom management.

January 08, 2017

In the past few years, more students enrolled in online courses, more organizations offered alternative credentials such as digital badges and nanodegrees and more employers accepted online degrees from job candidates. Here are five trends experts say students might see in online education in 2017.

January 02, 2017

How can you determine if the Chromebooks, tablets, literacy solutions and other instructional systems you’re buying for your schools are having an impact on education? Very few K-12 leaders are tracking the learning outcomes on their technology investments, one expert warns -- but there are a number of resources that can help with measuring ROI.

December 21, 2016

Larger enterprises have the resources to not only afford the technology needed to grow in the digital age, but they also have the budget and manpower to build security into their overall ecosystems. Does the K-12 education sector have the means to do the same? As the use of technology becomes more prevalent in public schools, will collecting more data potentially increase the cybersecurity risks for the K-12 sector?

December 14, 2016

Modern technology connects us and allows communities to share resources in unprecedented ways. Virtual education leverages these connections to provide everyone, regardless of geographic location, access to experts and high quality learning experiences.

December 13, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump’s choice of Betsy DeVos as his nominee to head the Department of Education is a strong sign that his administration could increase the use of revolutionary educational technology (edtech) to dramatically improve instruction for millions of children in America’s schools.

December 13, 2016

In classrooms nationwide, primary school students are booting up laptops, Chromebooks, tablets and other devices on a daily basis. As the barriers around technology equity and access have fallen, the trend toward 1:1 computing in the classroom means many school districts are rethinking their entire approach to education.

December 12, 2016

Today many universities and educational institutions are beginning to realize the importance of equipping their classrooms/teaching facilities with AV technology. With the innovation and customization features of AV products now even traditional campuses can benefit from an entire AV system tailored to its layout and increase intelligibility.

December 12, 2016

Children come to school with very different needs and abilities, and millions of students struggle with basic reading or math skills. If teachers had more time to work with their students one-on-one, they would learn exactly where each child is having trouble. Often, that’s not always possible in a typical classroom setting -- but this is where adaptive learning can help.

December 09, 2016

There seems to be a widespread belief that every college or university is already deeply enmeshed in online learning. The reality is that many schools are still trying to figure out their online learning strategy. If you are thinking about investing in a new online learning program then you will have no shortage of advice.

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