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White Paper Aug, 2017

Finding Balance Between Curriculum and Technology

When it comes to choosing educational technology for schools and districts, differences between Curriculum Directors and Directors of Technology occur quite often with each side remaining steadfast in their recommendations. This ebook examines sources of the divide, driving forces for imbalance, differences in job descriptions, and, ultimately, six keys to collaboration to cultivate a team environment.

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makerspace
June, 2017

The Power of Makerspaces and Design Thinking for K-12

This ebook is a basic introduction to the ideas behind makerspaces, and how they can be used as part of your curriculum and/or as an extracurricular activity. We interview Jackie Gerstein, a maker and tech ed teacher who has been gradually building a makerspace in one of the nation’s best high schools; and you’ll find links to resources that will help you learn more about the maker movement and how it can help K-12 schools fulfill their missions.

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funding
May, 2017

Sources of Non-Traditional Funding for School Districts

As state-provided funding for K-12 schools begins to decrease, districts are on the hunt for non-traditional funding sources to make up the difference. Read the eBook for insight on ways to expanding your edtech funding prospects, the key to fundraising success, developing financial literacy, and more.

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tech tools k12
May, 2017

The Impact of Too Many School Technology Tools

Disparate and siloed school technology systems negatively affect school administrators, teachers, parents, and students. Find out what this means for districts.

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change-management
April, 2017

A Guide to Change Management in K-12 Education Technology

New software at any school or district can be daunting & risky: check out seven keys to a successful implementation of new technology in K-12 education.

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April, 2017

5 Types of District Growth a Good IT System Will Drive

Discover five types of district growth that should result from a good IT system at school and districts.

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April, 2017

Edtech Purchasing 101

Download this ebook and get quick insights and tips for edtech purchasing.

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teacher perceptions of technology
March, 2017

Teacher Perceptions of Technology in Schools

How to create a positive tech-forward school culture and how teacher perceptions changes as you create a new culture.

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student-data-security-whitepaper
March, 2017

12 Security Tips That Will Protect Student Data Today

Nigel reviews recent data security breaches, questions to ask every education technology vendor, and twelve tips to help you protect student data. A must-read in today’s digital environment.

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March, 2017

Unified Technology to Revolutionize Classrooms

As technology rapidly evolves, it changes the way teachers instruct, students learn, the role of parents, and how administrators manage. Dr. Sally I’Anson explores ideas about how integrated technology solutions have the potential to revolutionize the way we are going about education in the U.S.

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November, 2016

Your Learning Management System as a Digital Ecosystem

Educators are hired into an ecosystem that is an intricate network of living (students, teachers, school leaders, and parents) and non-living (digital systems, curricula, resources, and facilities) organisms. The purpose of a LMS is to use digital tools to make stronger and more meaningful connections within the teaching and learning ecosystem.

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October, 2016

9 Signs Your School Needs an LMS

Some of your school or district’s biggest challenges— inside and outside the classroom—can be overcome using an LMS. Take a look at nine signs that your school or district might need one.

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