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INFOGRAPHIC: 9 Essential Digital Skills for 21st Century Teachers

Posted by Deanna Zaucha on October 20, 2016

Topics: Education Trends, K-12 Education, Education Technology

While digital does so much to improve a student's opportunity to learn, it also places an indirect pressure on teachers to keep up with rapidly advancing technologies.

Luckily, Educational Technolgy and Mobile Learning has provided several resources to enhance the nine digital skills essential to 21st Century teachers' success.

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Digital Citizenship Week: Tools and Tips for Your Classroom

Posted by Deanna Zaucha on October 18, 2016

Topics: Education Trends, K-12 Education, Education Technology

Digital Citizenship Week is October 16-22. During this week, teachers and administrators have the chance to educate K-12 students on how to safely, responsibility, and respectfully utilize digital resources.

Thanks to Common Sense Media there are many tools and tips available for educators to assist in communicating the importance of students’ digital citizenship.

Which should you use in your classroom? That’s where we can help.

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Infographic: The Use of Social Media in School

Posted by Deanna Zaucha on October 13, 2016

Topics: Education Trends, K-12 Education, Education Technology

With Digital Citizenship Week approaching, we thought we would shed some light on the benefits social media can bring to the classroom. While some teachers and administrators may be weary of the use of social in school, we agree it still needs to be mediated.

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7 Ideas to Keep Students Engaged in Higher Level Thinking

Posted by Sarah Renner-Pugh on October 11, 2016

Topics: Education Trends, K-12 Education, Education Technology

Keeping students engaged in learning throughout the day (and year!) is difficult. According to the 2013 national Gallup Student Poll, 75% of elementary students are engaged, but that number drops to 44% of students by high school.

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20 EdTech Facts Learned from Deloitte’s 2016 Digital Education Survey

Posted by Deanna Zaucha on October 06, 2016

Topics: Education Trends, K-12 Education, Education Technology

On Tuesday, Deloitte released the 2016 Digital Education Survey, which analyzed over 2,800 responses from demographically diverse teachers, parents, and students. The survey dove into the way learning occurs inside and outside of the classroom.

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