What's your favorite experience or memory from TCEA 2017?
By Laura Ascione, Managing Editor, Content Services, @eSN_Laura
Editor's note: What was your favorite TCEA 2017 moment or memory? What did you learn, and what new ideas did you take home with you? Share it with us by leaving a comment at the bottom of this story, or tweet to @eSchoolNews on Twitter. Between the content-rich, crowded sessions…
Explore new game-changing resources from Discovery Education, including the transformative digital Techbook series for Math, Science and Social Studies,that integrates stunning multimodal content and an inquiry approach to make teaching and learning an unforgettable experience.
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!
The classroom of tomorrow promises an amazing education; with bring your own device initiatives growing, virtual reality field trips coming to fruition, and even school districts becoming 100% digital. However, all of these technology developments in education rely on a consistent and reliable network infrastructure, one that has the ability to scale, remain secure, and enable all digital learning initiatives. With the Brocade Ruckus Edge Networking Product Family, you can build and deploy next-generation wired and wireless technologies that deliver a more flexible IT infrastructure with unmatched simplicity, non-stop networking, application optimization, and investment protection.
Research shows that the time to make the greatest impact in a child’s learning trajectory is in the earliest grades. In fact, children not caught up to their peers by grade three are four times less likely to graduate from high school. Learn how school districts across the country are using research-based software from the Waterford Institute to help close the achievement gap before it becomes an even bigger problem.
Chromebooks—the lightweight laptops that run software from the Internet instead of a local hard drive—have skyrocketed in popularity within the last few years. In the second half of 2014, Chromebooks surpassed iPads as the most popular devices sold to U.S. schools. Why have Chromebooks become so popular in education? What do you need to know before adopting chromebooks in your institution? Explore the information below to learn the greatest benefits and challenges to implementing Chromebooks in education—as well as best practices and keys to success.
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.
Success Factors of a Digitally Connected Community
February 17, 2017
The Internet has shown great promise for education in terms of enhanced teaching and learning, effective assessment, professional development, operational efficiencies, and access to information and resources. Among the teaching and learning trends that have been greatly enhanced thanks to the Internet are mobile and distance learning, collaborative programs created by an alliance of local entities, online testing, and access to a global cornucopia of remote resources, such as rich media and remote experts, that can be brought directly into the classroom in a powerful and interactive way.
Is it time for a better device management experience?
February 10, 2017
To show you how easy an MDM switch can be at your school, we’ve put together a step-by-step migration guide that includes timelines, checklists and considerations to help you successfully transition solutions.
Fun Ideas for #ActiveLearning in a STEAM Environment with 3D Printing
February 6, 2017
The best learning isn’t a “spectator sport.” It engages students in activities that push them to write and talk and, most of all, create. Here are the top ideas for helping your students engage in their learning through 3D design and printing.
Seven Factors to Consider when Choosing a Mobile Computing Cart
February 6, 2017
Today’s classroom is a technological wonderland. This creates challenges for schools to invest in protecting their mobile computer technology. The goal is to find a computing cart that fits your budget as security as it does your mobile devices.
The 8 Critical Factors for Instructional Transformation
February 2, 2017
A sizeable number of K–12 districts are looking to transform teaching and learning by making education more personal, relevant, and deeply engaging for students through the use of technology. But leading such a large-scale change involves significant challenges. This whitepaper describes eight key suggestions for helping to make K–12 digital transformations successful as districts transition to new ways of teaching and learning.