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Article Aug, 2017

5 Reasons Why Teachers Love PowerSchool SIS

We asked teachers why they love about PowerSchool SIS and they responded: it improves instruction, efficiency, and parent engagement, saves time, offers flexibility in grading styles, drives student growth, and provides a customizable experience to best fit their needs.

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change management team
May, 2017

How to Assemble a Change Management Team to Tackle a New Software Implementation

For a technology change to be received, accepted, and used by leadership, all stakeholders—teachers, staff, and students—need to have a seat at the decision-making table.

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tech tools k12
May, 2017

The Perils of Too Many Tech Tools

Disparate school technology systems negatively affect school administrators, teachers, parents, and students. When systems are disparate, or even loosely coupled, school districts risk time and expense.

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implement new technology
April, 2017

Choosing the Right Time to Implement New K-12 Technology

Overall, implementing a new technology solution is a tall order that requires planning and preparation. Choosing the right time to implement a new solution will increase odds of success.

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August 30, 2017

Back to School: Getting Parents to Engage in Registration

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February, 2017

Top EdTech Trends to Watch This Year

Digital equity and transformational leadership are some of the key issues that edtech leaders will be focusing on in 2017, and at least one national expert believes we might see the beginning of “course choice” policies that could spur a significant growth in blended learning opportunities for K-12 schools.

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January, 2017

How to Build an Effective & Qualified School Technology Team

Selecting school technology officers is just as important as filling up on the latest technology — it’s likely more important because qualified individuals need to be on hand to make sure everything runs smoothly, not just the parts that students and administrators see.

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November, 2016

The Top 3 EdTech Articles Everyone Is Reading

Each week we pride ourselves in bringing you the most up-to-date and thought-provoking news regarding education technology each week. But which topics are really resonating with the EdTech community? Below you will find the top three articles readers keep coming back to read, and be sure to read them as well to stay on top of […]

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October, 2016

Infographic: 9 Essential Digital Skills for 21st Century Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning have provided several resources to enhance the nine digital skills essential to 21st Century teachers’ success.

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October, 2016

Digital Citizenship Week: Tools and Tips for Your Classroom

Digital Citizenship Week is October 16-22. During this week, teachers and administrators have the chance to educate K-12 students on how to safely, responsibility, and respectfully utilize digital resources.

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innovation
October, 2016

4 Keys to Effective EdTech Innovation

In Pennsylvania’s Central York School District, learning looks different than in most other districts: Students learn standards-based skills by designing and completing projects that solve real-world challenges—and they aren’t held back by traditional grade-level restrictions. This highly personalized model of instruction, which the district calls “Mass Customized Learning,” didn’t come about by accident.

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September, 2016

Infographic: Benefits of Learning Apps for Kids

Learning apps so important and exciting to use for students in the classroom because of all the wonderful benefits they supply. Tutoring Expert created an infographic (shared on NerdGraph) that explains just what those benefits are.

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edtech
September, 2016

CTO Round-up: Educating on Ed Tech

This week we’re featuring five articles from around the web on one topic. Our topic this week is educating teachers on ed tech.

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New EdTech Apps & Tools
December, 2015

Seven Promising New EdTech Apps and Tools

Twice a year, the Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN)—the education division of the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA)—offers an “Innovation Incubator Program,” in which it identifies and supports edtech entrepreneurs who show potential. For educators, the program offers a glimpse at what ETIN believes are some of the most promising new edtech apps and tools.

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