Product Highlight: TI 84 Plus CE Python Graphing Calculator

One of the most classic edtech devices has received a facelift. The ever popular Texas Instruments calculator – the TI 84 – has introduced its newest model with more advanced capabilities than ever before. Here, the edtech team at SchoolMart discusses this brand new gadget, its advanced upgrade, and how it will impact the future…

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How the Future of Online Learning Needs to Improve Post Pandemic

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The COVID pandemic has taught us many things, most especially how to adjust to a virtual world. Online learning has been the norm for students around the world for the majority of the past year, and teachers have adjusted to ways of teaching that will change the future of educational practices. Online teaching has allowed…

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Top Tools for K-12 STEM Learning

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Science and engineering skills are crucial to the future workforce, with companies increasingly expecting STEM abilities from their employees. To best prepare young students for this future work environment, K-12 schools around the country have been working to develop strong and advanced STEM programs through integrated curriculums as well as separate STEM-designated courses. Education technology…

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Tips for Boosting STEM Hybrid Learning

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STEM Learning, an academic discipline that incorporates science, technology, engineering, and math, has been growing in popularity amongst educators and institutions across the country. As the light at the end of the Coronavirus tunnel approaches, educators lean more towards hybrid learning as students begin to make their way back into the classroom. With students working…

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How to Empower Students in the Virtual Classroom

Many institutions have been learning to adapt to virtual learning for over a year now, with many parents opting to keep their children at home, even though some schools have gone back to in-person instruction. With both educators teaching and students learning remotely, many challenges have been presented, including how to empower students within a…

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Setting SMART Goals for Virtual Learning

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Online learning has already begun to change the way that schools and educators around the world teach their students, along with a large impact on how those students learn and develop. With many institutions adapting to newer ways of virtual learning, some have been met with success while others have faced challenges. S.M.A.R.T. goals are…

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Why Parents Should Know How To Use Virtual Learning Platforms

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Ever since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic last year, virtual learning has become the new-normal for schools around the world. Virtual learning for students ranges from live collaborative classes, to interactive simulations, to pre-assigned online homework assignments. Virtual learning can present many challenges for students, especially younger learners who may not be as experienced…

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5 Tips For Managing Virtual Breakout Rooms

Online learning has taken over the schooling system worldwide, with teachers implementing virtual classrooms into their everyday schooling. In order to incorporate small group collaboration into virtual learning, breakout rooms are essential. They allow students the ability to speak their own ideas with their peers more freely, while not feeling the pressure or intimidation. Managing…

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Tips for K-12 Students to Protect Their Online Privacy

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As virtual learning has become the norm throughout this past year, and will continue to be the primary way of learning for most schools throughout the next semester, educators and students have had to adapt and change in many ways. As students are learning best practices and streamlined approaches to virtual learning, they must also…

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Tech Tools for Educators On a Limited Budget

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Let’s face it, technology has now become the new normal in all aspects of our lives. From workplace communication to school and family connection, students, educators and parents alike are now relying on technology daily. While many of us have become all too familiar with platforms such as Zoom and Google Meet, many teachers have…

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