The way your district integrates high-performance Wi-Fi is just as important as the curriculum. Teachers and students rely on automatic and seamless Wi-Fi to access the full range of teaching tools that enable personalized and dynamic learning.
Podcast Series: Innovations in Education
Explore the full series of eSchool News podcasts hosted by Kevin Hogan—created to keep you on the cutting edge of innovations in education.
11 online tools & apps for dyslexic students
In the past, dyslexia was rarely recognized, and when it was, very little was put in place for the student. It was assumed that students were being lazy, not paying attention, or being disruptive because they were badly behaved, not because they were infuriated.
Nowadays, however, so much has changed, and students with dyslexia are able to thrive in the classroom. The following teaching tools and apps can make learning a lot more enjoyable for dyslexic students.
Six tips for classroom technology success
An industry advisory panel of educators shares strategies to help teachers – regardless of their tenure – implement education technology in the classroom
The LEGO Education Advisory Panel (LEAP) advises LEGO Education, the education division within the LEGO group, on how to meet the needs of educators and students. The panel consists of 50 educators, across all levels of education, who are experienced with the trials and triumphs of using unconventional teaching tools in the classroom.
Drawing from our experience using a wide gamut of education technology, we compiled the following list of tips and tricks to help teachers —regardless of their tenure —implement education technology in their own classroom.
1. Be sure to teach the concept that failure is an important and expected part of the process. What we learn from each failure or mistake is the important part and will lead to the next version, or improved iteration in the problem solving process.
– Beth Brubaker, grades 1-8 Project Specialist, North Idaho STEM Charter Academy…Read More
How mainstream video games are being used as teaching tools
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FETC Gadget Roundup
To satisfy attendees’ desire to know about the latest and greatest technology out there, Leslie Fisher of Fisher Technologies provided a “gadget roundup” of teaching tools and other fun items during her keynote speech.
From iPad apps to websites that make life easier, here are our favorites from her presentation……Read More