Power Up Your Classroom: 5 Technology Benefits for Engaged Learning

Remember those days spent hunched over textbooks, memorizing facts in a silent classroom? Thankfully, education is evolving alongside technology. Today’s classrooms can be dynamic hubs of learning, fueled by engaging tech tools that cater to different learning styles. From boosting engagement to promoting collaboration, integrating technology offers a multitude of benefits for educators looking to…

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Education Evolves: Top Edtech Trends to Watch in 2024

The education landscape is transforming, and 2024 promises to be no different. Fueled by technological advancements and changing learning demands, exciting trends are emerging, ready to reshape how we teach and learn. Let’s dive into some of the most prominent EdTech trends and predictions of 2024. Hyper-Personalization Takes Center Stage One-size-fits-all education is becoming obsolete.…

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Elevating Education: A Teacher’s Guide to Technological Organization

In the ever-changing world of education, teachers face a wide range of tasks. From crafting engaging lesson plans to maintaining a well-organized classroom environment, teachers can easily find themselves feeling unorganized. Technology offers a multitude of tools to enhance teaching effectiveness. Below, we detail the technological platforms that improve lesson plans, maintain children’s safety, and…

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How to Prevent Cyberbullying with Technology

Cyberbullying has become prevalent everywhere and is increasingly problematic among children and teens. Children and teens, as a whole, spend a lot of time on their phones, making them vulnerable to harsh comments. About 6 in 10 teens face online harassment according to Pew Research Center, and the effects of cyberbullying are serious. Cyberbullying frequently…

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2022 EdTech Trends to Consider in the New Year

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Throughout 2022, classrooms have started to increase their use of EdTech. Teachers can now assign work, receive feedback, and give their students an opportunity to enhance their education on their own time. Searching for different EdTech tools to implement in the classroom doesn’t have to be a hassle. It’s best to focus on technology that…

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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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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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Robotics: Engaging K-12 Students on a New Level

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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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Technology Use in K-12: What Does it Mean for College?

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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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How EdTech Is Expanding Teaching Practices

Teaching requires the ability to communicate, adapt and work with many learning styles, and changes in education are coming at a much faster rate.  As students’ needs and expectations have risen, so have the demands placed on teachers’ shoulders. Currently, educators are expected to differentiate their instruction, use data-driven instructional practices, address students’ social and…

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