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All screen time is not created equal, notes Chief Technology Officer Rich Boettner of Hilliard City Schools in Ohio, which has been a trendsetter managing student devices.
Screen time, social media, video games and various other online and digital activities are pretty much the only way students can maintain social lives under stay-at-home orders.
Can students survive an entire school day without their smartphone screens? How about a whole school year? The answer is a resounding yes in at least two districts.
Check out these highlights from the program of the first conference focused exclusively on video gaming and education.
Here are four K-12 districts being honored as Districts of Distinction runners-up for incorporating education technology in professional learning and in the classroom.
Districts of Distinction honoree Cherokee County School District is bringing game-based learning into the classroom (and online during school closures) by providing extensive training and PD.
To support special education students in online learning, a group of organizations launched a hub of free, curated educational resources.
DA guest columnist, veteran teacher and FETC featured speaker Rachelle Dene Poth offers ed-tech tools for more immersive, engaging learning experiences online—and in school, when face-to-face classes resume.
DA guest columnist, FETC featured speaker and ed-tech specialist Suzy Lolley shares this advice to help K-12 administrators improve their leadership—and student learning—now and when they welcome everyone back on campus.
City buses have been turned into free WiFi "super hotspots" to bring broadband internet, online learning and telehealth to unconnected students in the Sacramento area.
DA guest columnist, FETC featured speaker and ed-tech specialist Trent Stapleton shares four strategies for preparing a master schedule that supports effective teaching and learning when schools reopen.
Starting the 2020-21 school year early and lengthening the calendar into next summer may be the best way to provide equity for students and narrow achievement gaps that have widened during coronavirus closures.