ResourceHub Category: School or District Administrator
How have staff shortages impacted educators this year?
When schools don’t have enough staff to support the number of students, it’s the children who need the most help who often suffer the most. Students with families in poverty […]Read more »
ActivInspire 3.0 launches with a fresh look and enhanced features
Highlights of ActivInspire 3.0 include enhanced performance, updated visuals, and an improved user interface. Replacing the dashboard, a new homepage welcomes teachers to the program as it launches. Changes to […]Read more »
What is student engagement?
Student engagement is a commonly discussed concept which all educators agree is of vital importance. It’s a large part of the reason tools such as interactive whiteboards (also known as […]Read more »
Are schools giving social-emotional learning the attention it needs?
The 2023 State of Technology in Education report revealed that social-emotional learning (SEL) is the top priority in schools for the second year in a row. Social-emotional learning helps students […]Read more »
Reciprocal teaching 101
Reciprocal teaching is a form of guided learning where students assume the role of teacher. This strategy is often employed in a small-group setting where students can be given more […]Read more »
Transformation is happening. Here’s how you can be a part of it.
Judging from our 2022/2023 State of Technology in Education Report, the evidence is clear: school communities everywhere are on a transformation journey. A journey led by students—digital natives who believe […]Read more »
How AI can simplify teaching with technology
Artificial intelligence can carry negative connotations within education, evoking images of machines replacing teachers in the future. The truth, while less fantastic, is that AI can be a very useful […]Read more »
3 things students taught us about edtech
At Promethean, we keep the teacher-student bond at the center of everything we do. Which is why we’re deepening our understanding of it—by learning firsthand from students how they believe […]Read more »
2023 State of Technology in Education Report: The benefits of reflection in education
Reflecting on schoolwork is a core part of the learning process. Unfortunately, students are often left to do this on their own, without educators dedicating time to structured reflection in […]Read more »
Dedicated technology director leaves a lasting legacy in Cherokee County
John James, director of information technology at Cherokee County School District (CCSD), knew that technology was the means for keeping students engaged in learning, and he was deeply committed to […]Read more »
The not-so-hidden gems of ActivPanel 9
On a project with as many moving parts as the engineering of our all-new flagship ActivPanel 9, everybody has a feature that becomes especially significant to them. These details and […]Read more »
Reducing teacher technostress with Merlyn
If any word defines the present moment, it’s technostress—i.e., the stress you feel when the technology you need to do your job actually makes that job harder. Technostress has long […]Read more »
Asynchronous learning: The greatest educational trend of 2023
Learning has evolved rapidly over just the last five years. Disruptive technologies, a global pandemic, and a growing desire among students to find and explore new learning styles have culminated […]Read more »
Do school leaders see the value of edtech this year?
This year has been another tumultuous one for school leaders. After adapting to hybrid and remote learning, a new challenge has caused disruption across the school community: staffing shortages. The […]Read more »
Welcome to the transformation classroom
What exactly do we mean when we talk about transforming the way the world learns and collaborates? To begin with, we focus on the one thing whose significance will never […]Read more »
How to tell an edtech fad from a top tool
Edtech changes as much as the education landscape it supports, with new tools released and trends popping up all the time. While this offers school IT administrators a bounty of […]Read more »
Creating transformation classrooms guide
Imagine a learning environment where all the tools a teacher needs are seamlessly connected. It’s a space that protects time for the planning, collaboration, and engagement that make lasting insights […]Read more »
Adaptive learning in education
Some students dread analytical subjects like math and science, while others find creative pursuits particularly challenging. In these moments of struggle, students often need one-on-one guidance from their teacher. With […]Read more »
Education news roundup – December 2022
1. Why the pandemic’s spotlight on edtech is positive for schools and students In many ways, the pandemic expedited the evolution, use, and capabilities of edtech in the classroom. The […]Read more »
A guide to outfitting a classroom with edtech
Equipping a classroom with new technology can be a daunting experience. Figuring out exactly what you need and where it should go can be confusing if you’re not familiar with […]Read more »
Learning strategies for tactile learners
These sayings describe the core principles of tactile learning. Tactile learning – also known as kinesthetic learning – requires physically interacting with the world around you. This style of teaching […]Read more »
Helping kinesthetic learners thrive in the modern classroom
Some children learn best by listening, others by seeing, and others by doing. This last group is known as “kinesthetic” or “tactile” learners, and they absorb the most information by […]Read more »
Explain Everything is joining Promethean!
Today we’re announcing that Explain Everything, a leading digital whiteboard platform, will merge with Promethean. We are excited to share the news with our customers, administrators, and all of the […]Read more »
Education news roundup – November 2022
1. STEAM education can better communities Continuous technological advancements in classrooms and communities don’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. Introducing students to STEAM—science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics—at […]Read more »