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Classroom Technology Using Virtual Reality in Schools Is Easier Than You Think. Here Are Some Examples
Many teachers say virtual reality is pricey and complicated. But those are misconceptions.
Future of Work How a NASA-Supported Robotics Program Is Preparing Students for STEM Careers
A NASA-supported program partners with schools to implement robotics in the classroom.
Classroom Technology Research About Educational Technology Needs a More Critical and Useful Lens
The changing ed-tech landscape in K-12 schools demands more and better research.
Future of Work Want to Get Girls Interested in STEM Careers? Try Minecraft
Two teachers in Louisiana started an after-school club to get girls interested in STEM.
Classroom Technology Tech Can Open Doors for English-Language Learners to Express Themselves
Students feel less pressure when using video to practice their speaking skills.
Classroom Technology 10 Tips for Making Digital Materials More Accessible to Students With Disabilities
Avoiding PDFs, editing automatic transcriptions, and describing what's onscreen rather than pointing are among their ideas.
Marketplace K-12 How to Make Teachers Informed Consumers of Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence offers opportunities to enhance teaching and learning, but not if classroom educators fail to understand its capabilities and limitations, speakers at an ISTE panel said this week.
K-12 Insider One District’s View: Social-Emotional Learning as a Vehicle for Delivering ‘Life Skills’
Organizations delivering social-emotional learning have to meet the needs of many departments across districts
Purchasing Alert Virginia District To Buy World Language Resources; Texas School System Seeks Literacy PD
A district in Virginia is looking for world language resources, while a system in Texas seeks professional development in literacy.
Market Trends The Funding Cliff Looms. How Will School Districts Respond?
Despite new flexibility provided by the federal government, K-12 systems face complicated decisions in preparing for the the eventual loss of emergency stimulus aid.
- Future of Work 3 Strategies for Helping Students Navigate the Ethics of Artificial IntelligenceEducators urge allowing students to present intriguing dilemmas to debate.Classroom Technology What Are the Barriers to Better Use of Technology in Special Education?Researchers identify what special education teachers need to use technology more effectively.Classroom Technology Q&A How to Move From Bad to Good Tech Use in Schools: What It Will TakeThe CEO of ISTE outlines steps for improvement as educators gather for the nation's largest ed-tech conference.Classroom Technology Screen Time, SEL, Accelerated Learning, and More: 5 Stories to Read During ISTE 2022The International Society for Technology in Education's first in-person conference in three years kicks off in New Orleans.Future of Work What Should Kids Learn? Amazon, Adobe Senior Executives Share What They Think'Soft skills' such as collaboration are high on their priority lists for success in a tech-driven economy.
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- Classroom Technology School Shootings Are Fueling the Debate Over Cellphones in ClassBoth pro- and anti-cellphone educators cite the same rationale for their stances: safety in a crisis.Future of Work Want to Spark Students' Interest in STEM? Initiative Brings Parents Into That EffortPrograms like Remake Learning Days are especially important at a time when there is a vast talent gap in the STEM industry.Classroom Technology The 'Homework Gap' Persists. Tech Equity Is One Big Reason WhyA Pew Research Center survey found that lack of access to technology continues to disproportionately affect students of color.Classroom Technology 4 Tips to Make Tech Work Better in Schools, From Sal Khan and Other ExpertsThe Khan Academy founder and two school district leaders shared best practices for technology use in classrooms.Ed-Tech Policy Wi-Fi on School Buses: Smart Move or Stupidest Idea Ever?An FCC proposal to use E-Rate funding to put Wi-Fi on school buses prompted strong reactions on social media.Classroom Technology Case Study: The Hard Transition to 1-to-1 Computing ContinuesEighty-five percent of educators said their districts now have a device for each individual student at all grade levels.