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iPads vs. Chromebooks: Which is Preferred in a Classroom Setting?

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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Teachers Express Positive Attitudes Towards Technology in Education

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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How Technology Improves Higher Education

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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Proper Headphone and Earbud Use for Auditory Health

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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The Debate on Website Blocking in Schools

Website blocking in schools has been a divisive subject since its inception, with some claiming it stifles student freedom and creativity, and others claiming that schools have a moral imperative to protect students from obscene or offensive content. Here, the educational technology professionals at Schoolmart present both sides of the website blocking debate. The Case…

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Tips for Using Social Media as a Teacher

More and more employers are analyzing the social media pages of their current and prospective employees to help determine whether they wish for them to begin or continue working for them. This is especially true of teachers, whose child-centered and more public position can be negatively impacted by what they post online. Here, the education-resource…

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Using Your Graphing Calculator

Graphing calculators, such as the ones sold at Schoolmart, are valuable tools for math, science and technology applications; however, those who are new to using graphing calculators may find them intimidating. Here, the educational technology experts at Schoolmart provide tips and tricks for using your graphing calculator to its fullest potential. A graphing calculator is…

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Smartphones are Keeping Students from Concentrating During Lectures

As we progress through the Digital Age, scientists are working to determine how technology is changing the way we think, feel and behave. Now, studies are showing that the abundant use of smartphones by college students is altering the way they concentrate on lecture material. Here, the classroom technology specialists at SchoolMart break down the…

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Assistive Technology in Special Education Classrooms

Assistive technology has proved to be an invaluable asset in special education classrooms, allowing students with disabilities to interact with peers, engage with educators and material and develop confidence and understanding more effectively. There are several notable tools which have done a lot to bridge the educational gap for students with disabilities. Here, the classroom…

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Tips to Help Teachers Who Struggle with Technology

Technology is changing and improving daily, and it can be difficult for those unused to such innovations. Here, the technology experts at SchoolMart details ways school administration can facilitate technology use for teachers, creating a tech-savvy school environment. Many teachers were not themselves raised in a technological school environment, and may be hesitant to implement…

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