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A Teacher’s New Best Friend: Amazon Inspire

In the same way as many other industries, education has begun to fully embrace the digital movement. Educational technology, or “EdTech,” not only allows teachers to create more innovative classes, it’s giving students everywhere much easier access to the educational materials they need. Up until now, the giants in EdTech have included Apple, Google, and Microsoft, which collectively sold 10.8 million devices to primary and secondary schools last year. But software is becoming more important than hardware in digital learning,

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How Online Learning Works

What is Online Learning? With the use of technology on the rise, online learning continues to develop into an accessible, practical education option. Students of all ages and education levels are learning through internet-based courses instead of face-to-face in a physical classroom. The many applications used in online learning programs — from learning management systems to videos — provide educational information to students at a distance. The chance for students with geographical barriers, jobs, personal commitments, and/or financial limitations to

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How to Use Chromebooks in the Classroom

Internet-connected devices have become an indispensable part of the modern classroom, and an ever-growing number of educators are turning to Chromebooks as their go-to education device. Chromebooks, which are small, web-connected laptops running Google’s Chrome operating system, have recently outpaced Apple iPads and Microsoft devices as the most popular classroom mobile technology. Although only accounting for 1% of devices sold to schools in 2012, Chromebooks have quickly become a teacher favorite. In 2015, more than 4.4 million Chromebooks were sold

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10 Skills Modern Teachers Need

Whether teaching second-graders or high school sophomores, educators today require specific skills and temperament to face the unique set of circumstances in the modern classroom.. In many schools across the U.S., teachers are having class-sizes expanded significantly to cope with budget cuts. Some teachers are seeing class sizes increase by five or more students each year. Class size increases have been as high as 40 students per classroom and are often linked to a more difficult learning environment for students.

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Calling All Educators: What Do You Care About?

Calling on all teachers, administrators, and education specialists! We want to hear from you! To ensure we’re producing content that interests our readers, we’d love to know what you want to read more about in the education space. What hot topics in the field of learning and technology are you itching to dive into? Perhaps you’re interested in subjects like Classroom Technology, EduTech News, Online Learning, or Online Student Safety. Or does another topic pique your interest? Please share your

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