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Education Technology Leadership: How Edmentum Programs Are Designed with Your Needs in Mind

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Sean McDonough

At Edmentum, we take pride in the classroom and technology experience we have. And, we love the opportunity to put that experience to work. Here's five ways we've designed our programs to support technology administrators.

Teacher Tips: How to Incorporate the Alexa Voice Assistant in Your Classroom

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Scott Sterling

One of the fastest-growing areas of technology is in voice control, specifically in “virtual assistants” like Amazon Alexa. Here's four ways to put this technology to use in the classroom.

Education Technology Leadership: Bridging the Divide Between the IT Department and the Classroom

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Sean McDonough

Here’s six best practices for effective partnership between IT departments, other administrators, and most importantly of all, classroom teachers, to drive meaningful use of technology—and reduce stress for everyone involved.

Education Technology Leadership: 9 Questions District Tech Directors Should Ask About Any New Program

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Sean McDonough

District and school technology administrators are asked to fill many roles in leveraging technology in schools. In part two of this series, we're looking at the important questions and considerations tech admins need to take into account when purchasing new programs.

Education Technology Leadership: Managing IT Concerns Through a Learning Lens

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Sean McDonough

District and school technology administrators are asked to wear a lot of hats. These are complex roles, and as technology continues to play a more and more integral role in education, tech admins’ roles not only become increasingly nuanced but also increasingly central.

Meeting the Challenge of Intervention: Implementation and Technology at the Secondary Level

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Chris Bolyard

Advances in instructional technology are giving educators stronger and more reliable tools to meet the growing challenge of providing effective interventions for diverse student populations. We're continuing our series by considering the specific challenges secondary educators face.

Introducing Edmentum’s Educator of the Year: Courtney Lewis

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Brittany Becker

We sat down to chat with our Edmentum Educator of the Year, Courtney Lewis, to find out what inspired her to pursue teaching, how she takes advantage of classroom technology, and what advice she has for other educators!

Meeting the Challenge of Intervention: Implementation and Technology at the Elementary Level

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Chris Bolyard

Advances in instructional technology are giving educators stronger and more reliable tools to meet the growing challenge of providing effective interventions for diverse student populations. We're continuing our series by discussing the specific challenges elementary educators face.

Flip Your Classroom in 6 Simple Steps

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Regina Waddell

Flipping your classroom is a great strategy to help personalize learning and provide more one-on-one time for your students. And, it doesn’t have to be time consuming or complicated! Follow these six easy steps, and you’ll be up and running in no time.

4 Tips for Parents to Manage Your Child’s Screen Time

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Elaine Ho

As technology becomes more all-encompassing, screen time becomes less about pure entertainment and more of a necessity. Here are four tips for parents to help your child build healthy media consumption habits.

How to Apply Futurism in Education

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Scott Sterling

Futurism is the systematic practice of trying to predict the future. Applying the concept in the classroom can help create forward-thinking students poised for success in the careers of tomorrow.

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