Education Technology News

Education news roundup – May 2022

Three U.S. education and edtech trends to keep your eye on Importance of implementing IT support in education As the educational landscape continues to evolve, with more edtech, more devices, […]

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Is there a limit to education technology? 

Edtech has vastly diversified the lesson activities educators are able to employ, as well as the learning outcomes they’re able to fulfill. What began as a single projector or whiteboard […]

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Is education becoming more environmentally friendly?

Like every sector and industry, education has been compelled to review its environmental impact. Educators teach about the health of the planet, our ecology, and climate change to their students, […]

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What’s the future of edtech and education?

Although education is always responding to societal shifts, adapting to the impact on students’ needs as they progress towards the world of work, recent years have precipitated more change than […]

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4 Fun Ways to Celebrate English Language Month

There’s no better time to get kids excited about reading and writing than in April, also known as English Language Month. Celebrate English Language Month with fun activities that get […]

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Sprawling Alaskan school district brings the latest edtech to its rural schools

The Matanuska-Susitna Borough, in Southcentral Alaska, sits in a valley bounded by three mountain ranges, with vast stretches of public land and thousands of glacial lakes. If you pull it […]

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4 tips for virtual learning

Technology continues to shape the way we live and learn. With so many online courses and resources available, there’s no better time to get students excited about learning. At Promethean, […]

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Zoo Miami saves endangered species with the help of ActivPanel

Zoo Miami, the fifth largest zoo in the United States, is situated in a section of Florida’s native pine rockland. This savanna-like habitat coupled with the region’s subtropical climate creates […]

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National Women’s History Month resources

National Women’s History Month is a time to recognize the achievements of women and girls in America. Women’s History Month has been observed every March since 1987, though it began […]

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Lee County scores big with its edtech upgrade by boldly embracing change

Change is never easy, especially when switching from the products and brands we know and trust to something unfamiliar. Whether it’s going from Colgate to Crest, white bread to whole […]

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Black History Month resources for your interactive display

February is Black History Month, a time to celebrate the achievements and integral societal contributions made by African Americans .  This year, we want to help you commemorate this important […]

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Kenosha Unified School District makes education technology a top priority

For some school districts, technology is as essential to teaching and learning as desks and chairs. These districts see education technology as a critical tool for helping teachers do their […]

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5 best social studies apps for interactive whiteboards

Social studies should take students around the world. With the help of interactive displays, now they can! Interactive whiteboards are one of the best tools teachers can use to engage […]

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5 best language arts apps for interactive whiteboards

Interactive whiteboards can benefit children with different learning styles while keeping them engaged in lessons. With the versatility of multi-viewer screen mirroring, the days of a teacher and one pen […]

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5 best math apps for interactive whiteboards

Interactive whiteboards, also called interactive displays,  are one of the best tools a teacher can use to engage their class. With this digital assistant, you’ll be able to bring your […]

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3 strategic considerations for school leaders

School strategy setting is a complex task for school leaders. It requires balancing a fundamental set of school needs — baseline attainment, budgets, stakeholders, and government policies — with the […]

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Classroom remote collaboration with interactive whiteboards

You likely know that interactive whiteboards have a multitude of classroom uses. But did you know that most can be carried out remotely via a strong internet connection? Remote collaboration […]

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Boston Architectural College provides a glimpse into the future of higher education

The Boston Architectural College (BAC) might be a 130-year-old institution, but it is not stuck in the past. In fact, this top-ranked college caters to a highly diverse and global student body […]

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Alone, together – has teaching become more than providing an education?

Student maturity has always been an interest of teachers, but usually refers to a studious, conscientious work ethic. However, after a period of lockdown and isolation, educators are more aware […]

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Keeping up momentum

While IT directors have been tackling digital inequity, many teachers have felt overburdened by the challenges of remote teaching and tech access issues. It’s been uncertain whether they still see […]

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5 best science apps for interactive whiteboards

The best learning apps for science students turn difficult concepts into fun ways to engage their curiosity. Thanks to technology, students can experience science hands-on in fantastic new ways. There […]

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What makes a supportive school post-pandemic?

After schools’ objectives were derailed by the disruption of lockdown, they’ve reviewed what’s most important about a student’s education. Is it nurturing their growth in a safe environment? Or securing […]

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Benefits of interactive whiteboards in the classroom

An interactive whiteboard is this generation’s take on traditional whiteboards. Also known as digital whiteboards or smart whiteboards, these interactive displays are used in a variety of classroom and educational […]

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Promethean Supports Nawaka District School with Modern Classroom Technology

Promethean has helped the Nawaka District school near Nadi, Fiji, to realise an ambition of creating a modern classroom environment with the donation of three ActivPanels. Although the school is […]

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