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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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Bringing Art Back With Technology

With continued budget cuts, a greater focus on math and reading education, and an enduring emphasis on standardized testing, the future for art education in public schools around the U.S. may seem bleak. However, the growth of technology and software over the same period can provide educators with novel and inexpensive options for new art teaching methods. From simple drawing apps to complex video-editing software, technological advancements can enable arts education for a fraction of the price of what it

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