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Professional development for student engagement

The 2020 pandemic expedited the adoption of new edtech tools, revealing an urgent and widespread need for additional professional development focused on teacher technology training. In fact, Promethean’s State of Technology […]

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The future of student engagement

Student engagement in 2021 & beyond 2020 was a tumultuous year that catalyzed change in the education system unlike any we’ve seen in recent history. Among the biggest challenges has […]

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Strategic planning is key to education technology success

If there’s one thing everyone learned—or should have learned—from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s that having a strategic plan to address unforeseen crises is essential. While no one can anticipate every […]

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The impact of COVID on the future of education

The COVID-19 pandemic has essentially turned the education system in the United States upside down. Never in the history of the nation have children, families, and educators experienced such widespread […]

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Powering student engagement with Promethean

Student engagement in 2020 and beyond While educators agree that advancing student engagement is critical, schools across the country continue to be challenged in their efforts to meet student engagement […]

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What is student engagement?

Defining student engagement Student engagement can be difficult to define. While the term has been widely used since gaining initial popularity in the 90s, definitions of student engagement vary. Some […]

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How ActivPanel fits into any technology environment

While most of us are not all science experts and may not know the specifics of the elements on the periodic table, we can all easily understand the Promethean ActivPanel […]

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The digital divide is widening as schools shift to remote and hybrid learning

The COVID-19 pandemic and the move from in-person learning to remote or hybrid models exposed many deep-seated problems within the U.S. educational system—from the lack of teacher training to insufficient […]

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The pandemic tests schools’ preparedness to shift to remote learning

In early March 2020, students, parents, and educators across the United States experienced something extraordinary—the near-total shutdown of their school buildings. Due to a pandemic that was rapidly gaining traction, […]

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STEM, STEAM, STREAM?

Those in the education space have most definitely heard the word “STEM” in regard to creating compelling content for students. This is with good reason since STEM hit the scene […]

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Forces that attract: How UC Berkeley chemistry professors made the transition to remote learning

Wake up. Log in. Cover the camera and mute the mic. For many first-year college students making the switch to online learning, it’s the new normal. And with a majority […]

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US education technology news – October 2020

Here are 3 of the latest U.S. edtech news stories to know about this month. 1. Many districts forgot the scout’s motto: Be prepared  As featured on District Administration, Promethean’s […]

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East Ramapo CSD focuses on future-forward edtech integration

Across the district, many East Ramapo Central School District staff and its 9,000 students were experiencing software limitations on interactive whiteboards and projectors, stifling lesson interactivity. After receiving a recommendation […]

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4 steps to building a student tech squad

Students often are experts in technology, understanding, and having experience with many types of devices. Now that students and teachers alike are using technology to power their daily distance, hybrid, […]

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Spartanburg School District Seven focuses on teacher-first digital transition

Long before the days of distance and hybrid learning, many schools started implementing their digital conversion plans to update technology and focus on professional development districtwide. No one could have […]

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Hybrid & blended learning guide

This guide touches upon blended learning and hybrid learning modalities and considerations school districts may use to adopt newer forms of learning. In addition, this guide will provide specifics related […]

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How are schools maximizing the potential of their edtech?

Gallup found engaged students are 2.5 times more likely to say they get excellent grades and do well in school and are 4.5 times more likely to be hopeful about […]

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Your guide to finding interactive displays for the classroom

Interactive display solutions are an ideal place to start when looking for classroom technology. However, it’s difficult to decide what types of interactive displays are best for your classrooms. In […]

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Classroom comeback

What does the “new normal” mean for education? Promethean’s Chief Product Officer, Steve Halliwell, and Chief Marketing Officer, Cheryl Miller, discuss how educators and students are tackling mobile learning and […]

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Secret to (teaching) success

It’s clear that teachers are ready to take on education technology, but do they have the resources they need to be successful? Listen to this podcast to get the latest […]

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Student tech squad to the rescue!

The saying, not all heroes wear capes, is true for the National School District Student Tech Squad. Listen to this podcast to learn how they started a new initiative to […]

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Interactive displays: The go to blended learning tool

You’ve spent countless hours and enormous energy reimagining curriculum to accommodate mobile learning platforms. Your district has distributed 1:1 devices and resources at a rate unparalleled in your technology implementation […]

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Customer story: How Cypress-Fairbanks ISD engages students with technology

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District (ISD) is the third-largest district in Texas, covering 186 square miles and serving more than 115,000 students. To provide their growing community with the technology needed to […]

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Case study: How to achieve digital equality districtwide

Miami-Dade County Public Schools is the fourth-largest district in the U.S. composed of 392 schools with an estimated 245,000 students.  After receiving a $1.2 billion bond to upgrade classroom technology, […]

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