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Technology in the Classroom: One Person’s Point of View

Having spent my entire career in education, a career spanning nearly 50 years, I have seen many changes impacting how instruction is delivered. And in those 50 years, nothing has impacted change more... Read More...

Relevant Tags: Learning A-Z: Expanding Elementary Literacy

Augmented Reality Creativity and Independent Thinking

Augmented Reality appears to have gone “mainstream” for the first time. Augmented reality superimposes information on our world through the use of technology. When I say mainstream, I am referring to... Read More...

Relevant Tags: Back to School: TECHNOLOGY

It’s Time to Get Serious about School Safety

Even with the unprecedented amount of money available in the 2018/2019 academic year for school safety and security, most schools will not reach a level of sustainable safety.  Read More...

Relevant Tags: Profile - Alliance Technology Group

A Case for Focusing on the “A” in STEAM Year-Round

Initiatives such as National STEAM Day highlight the increasing need for curriculum that prepares students to enter the growing STEM workforce — but schools need to think beyond a single day of the y... Read More...

Relevant Tags: TECHNOLOGY

Seven Steps for Adapting Technology to the Classroom

As the recession of 2008 becomes a not too distant memory, some schools are finding themselves better funded. With this comes the acquisition of technology for schools and classrooms. The widespread ... Read More...

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Leveraging Technology to Improve Academic and Clinical Outcomes

Evidence-based teaching, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) chief among them, relies upon quality data, calculations, graphing and analysis to guide the professional towards teaching strategies that opt... Read More...

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What do teachers think about integration of tech in the classroom?

If you have been paying attention at all, you know K-12 education is undergoing a revolution in technology and teaching techniques not seen since pencil and paper replaced slate;  the introduction of... Read More...

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INTEGRATION MORE THAN JUST TECHNOLOGY

I have 10 email addresses and counting.  I can view them on any of my many devices, regardless of my connection.  Modern convenience is great, except when it breaks.  Or when a password changes ... Read More...

Relevant Tags: TECHNOLOGY

NO BORDERS RURAL SCHOOLS CONNECT TO INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS VIRTUALLY

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WHEN USED WELL DATA ARE A POWERFUL TOOL FOR CHANGE

One of the best things about delivering professional development and consulting in schools is working side by side with teachers and administrators to answer questions and solve problems by drilling ... Read More...

Relevant Tags: TECHNOLOGY

TRANSPARENCY AND THE ART OF PROTECTING STUDENT PRIVACY

School improvement efforts have driven data collection to new and alarming heights in recent years. Many argue that data is essential for improving students’ achievement in schools and preparing the... Read More...

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TECHNOLOGY CHANGES QUICKLY PEOPLE NEED TIME

Today we are all experiencing the technology revolution. There are so many good things about this revolution – wonderful tools to communicate with, go-anywhere-find-anything Internet shopping, conve... Read More...

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MORE BANG FOR YOUR TECHNOLOGY BUCK

No matter how you look at it, educational institutions across the board are dealing with continuing budget constraints. The financial pressure is real, and it can be particularly daunting in the case... Read More...

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USING DATA TO VISUALIZE YOUR STUDENT ROADMAP CONSOLIDATE, ANALYZE, PLAN

Educators nationwide are aware of the multitude of options when it comes to school data management systems. As the founder of an Edtech software company that builds student data management systems an... Read More...

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DON’T LET YOUR NEW TECHNOLOGY HEAD TO THE SHELF

“We’ve had this program for three or four years, but we’ve really never used it,” Zach Larimore, the high school principal told me. I sat in his office listening to a new version of the same story I’... Read More...

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