Lately, cloud computing has become a big help to small districts and those with limited budgets
By Bridget McCrea
It’s no secret that being able to access enterprise applications and other types of software online—in a 24/7/365 environment—beats having to install, maintain, and upgrade individual applications across multiple desktops and laptops. Especially when maintaining software at school, classroom, teacher, and individual student levels is such an arduous task. Software-as-a-Service…
Explore how you can use the Common Core Initiative and the E-rate Modernization opportunity to build and deploy a network infrastructure that supports 21st century digital learning initiatives—like BYOD, online testing and multimedia—that’s cost-effective with room to scale.
Tomorrow’s engineers, designers and problem solvers deserve every tool available to build a brilliant future. 3D printing fuels limitless creativity when students get to see, hold and test their ideas in real space.
Bringing 3D printing into the classroom exposes learners to the same cutting-edge technologies they’ll encounter in their careers, giving them a jump-start on tomorrow’s challenges. We invite you to explore the information below to learn how schools across the country are inspiring a new generation of problem solvers by integrating 3D printing into their K-12 curriculum.
In the past, learning was limited by the constraints of time and place. But today, digitization is opening up a new world of education opportunities for students to learn more in new ways, in new places, with new connections to resources around the globe. From rural farm towns to large urban neighborhoods, teachers and students are reaping tremendous benefits as they utilize digital technology in instruction. Now your district can too, with E-Rate and public funding opportunities that are empowering equipment and service upgrades that promote digital learning.
Middlebury Interactive’s standards-based supplemental English language program focuses on academic English and literacy development for elementary and middle school students. The culturally inclusive curriculum engages students through a combination of individualized task-based activities and collaborative project-based learning, while favoring multicultural perspectives.
The growing use of anywhere, anytime learning is challenging teachers to personalize lessons for each student’s individual needs, test students online and analyze the results instantly, track student progress in real time, and keep both students and parents up-to-date on grades and homework. Having the ability to do all of this within a cloud-based solution that delivers maximum security—without importing or entering data—are the benefits you receive with Jupiter iO—the all-in-one gradebook-LMS-SIS-learning analytics solution!
Now more than ever, academic English acquisition is a crucial focus for non-native English language students nationwide. In order to help close the achievement gap students and boost student outcomes for English Language Learners (ELLs), we’ve partnered with Middlebury Interactive Languages to provide resources for ELL educators. We’ve compiled guides, articles, classroom posters and videos to help educators provide their ELL students with a global approach to English language learning.
Before committing to a new learning management system (LMS) schools and districts have some serious homework to do. A hastily chosen LMS may inhibit technology adoption, fragment users, and diminish the return on investment. Read this guide for things to consider when choosing an LMS.
Do you have more questions than answers about your school’s fixed and digital assets? Today’s asset management technology can provide the answers you need in a way that is much easier, faster and more accurate than old-school asset tracking tools. Much of the functionality is now automated in a cloud-based deployment – meaning these solutions don’t have to be laboriously installed and maintained by IT staff, and they are accessible from any device, anywhere and at any time. This paper will describe how modern asset tracking in education can answer the functional challenges faced by school administrators, accountants and IT staff.
Tracking extra duty time worked by school employees is a huge hassle. But it doesn’t have to be. Find out how schools in the Garland Independent School District in Texas have automated their extra duty timekeeping, and saved the district a lot of money in the process.
By integrating Art & Design with STEM subjects — turning STEM to STEAM — schools are working to strengthen students’ abilities to be creative and flexible problem-solvers, to explore different ideas, to recognize failures as opportunities for discovery and to communicate well with others. In this guide, you’ll get eleven tips to help kick-start or supercharge your STEAM program as well as 4 case studies to inspire you.
Three Things Teachers and Leaders Do to Personalize Learning
August 9, 2016
What is personalized learning, and how can it be used by both teachers and educational leaders to empower students to realizing their full potential? An experienced educator spells out the milestones that matter for personalized learning.