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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The negative connotation surrounding cell phone use in the classroom continues to grow as technology increases. However, there are benefits to cell phone use that can often be overlooked. Changing the narrative of cell phones as distractions, to cell phones as beneficial educational tools, can help foster stronger engagement between teachers and students and save…

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As an educator, you most likely understand the importance of using graphing calculators in the classroom. However, you also likely understand how expensive graphing calculators can be to purchase for your students and may have had students come to you with concerns about how costly the technology can be. Here, the educational technology professionals at…

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In an age where educational technology is surpassing the need for the conventional white board, innovative SMART Boards offer the benefits of technology, convenience, easy maintenance and student interaction all in one package. Here, the educational technology professionals at SchoolMart detail the top five benefits of implementing SMART Board technology in your classroom. SMART Boards…

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Because more teachers today incorporate technology into their daily lesson plans to supplement traditional teaching methods, it is useful to know the different types of educational technology and the functions they serve. Here, the educational technology suppliers at SchoolMart compare iPads to Chromebooks so you can make an informed decision about which device would work…

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A recent survey shows an overwhelming support amongst educators concerning the expanding role of technology in schools. In previous years, this survey has shown that teachers have expressed support for technology as it related to the learning experience, but now teachers also express a positive attitude about where technology could head as an evolving entity…

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When used as a supplement to, and not a substitute for, traditional education, technology can go a long way to help improve the academic landscape in colleges and universities. Here, the technology aficionados at SchoolMart detail ways that technology can improve higher education. ¬†Technology Allows Students to Learn on Their Time The use of technology…

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Headphones and earbuds are great tools that allow students to listen to educational content in a private, individualized way; however, improper use can lead to discomfort and even hearing damage. Here, the educational product providers at SchoolMart detail best practices when using headphones and earbuds to ensure students maintain good auditory health. Do Not Use…

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