Ring in the New Year with New EdTech!

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As we reach the halfway point in the school year, it can be difficult to maintain motivation — not only for educators, but for students themselves! Student engagement has to be a top priority for everyone to ensure the success of the class, and edtech is a great way to maintain or boost motivation. But…

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How To Keep Your Kids Thinking & Learning During Holiday Break

It is an ongoing debate as to whether or not technology is truly beneficial for the younger generations. Some argue that young students spend too much time glued to their screens, thus inhibiting their sleep, learning, and educational performance; others believe that there are several ways in which technology can enhance learning opportunities. With the…

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The Reality of New Technologies in the Classroom

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Virtual reality has taken the educational world by storm over the past few years, allowing students from ages five to eighteen the chance to partake in various simulations that contest the world of reality. From creating 3D art to traversing the globe, virtual reality utilizes technology in a groundbreaking way, granting students the opportunity to…

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Protecting Students From Cyberbullying

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October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and SchoolMart is here to provide you with tips on how to prevent bullying within your classrooms. Cyberbullying is one of the most common forms of bullying, especially with the latest growth of online-learning and virtual classrooms. Here, the team of edtech professionals at SchoolMart provides several tips on…

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How to Provide Hands-On Learning in the Virtual Classroom

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With the trend of virtual learning having no definitive end, instructors are learning how to utilize technology and innovation to continue to incorporate hands-on learning into their online classrooms. Classes that are built around hands-on learning are in high demand, such as science labs and externships, and these classes can be more difficult to instruct…

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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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