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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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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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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As we continue this fall semester with many K-12 schools being online, there have been many adjustments for students, teachers and parents. We have moved from traditional hands-on learning to a technologically-based approach, working to ensure that students are receiving the same quality of education fully online as they would in an in-person or hybrid…

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While technology is a fantastic tool for K-12 students and higher education, the cost of equipment and programs can add up quickly. Especially in inner city schools or rural areas, access to technology is not always simple, and children may struggle to keep up with their peers. Here, the educational technology professionals at SchoolMart provide…

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When it comes to technology in schools, many Gen-Z students have become accustomed to educational technology from a very young age. Especially in this time of the novel coronavirus, students in K-12 have been forced to become accustomed to virtual learning initiatives. So, how will this impact K-12 students as they move into the future…

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Summer school can be a great opportunity to catch up on credits, get ahead of coursework, or retake a class to lighten your course load for the fall semester. While your idea of a perfect summer probably doesn’t include sitting in a classroom, there are still many ways to have fun and get your work…

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As technology becomes increasingly integrated into K-12 learning initiatives, keeping up with modern technology and programs can become difficult. In dated classrooms, transitioning into a technology-friendly space can feel overwhelming. Here, the educational technology professionals at SchoolMart provide tips on installing new technology into older classrooms and buildings, and discuss the benefits of educational technology…

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With the growing and evolving role of technology in the classroom, there are many opportunities for students to hone in on their digital skills for future employment. Schools are beginning to offer digital learning initiatives, programs and certifications for tech-savvy students looking to pursue a career in the field. Here, the educational technology professionals at…

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Absenteeism, especially in K-12 schools, can be frustrating for instructors and ultimately have a negative impact on students. However, classroom technology now makes it easier to battle chronic absenteeism in the classroom. Here, the educational technology professionals at SchoolMart examine the tools many instructors are using to maintain consistency in their lesson plans and keep…

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