For many of us, textbooks were the pivotal source of information during our time in the classroom at school. It was impossible to even think about discussing the course material each day without them. Although textbooks have not been completely phased out, their importance has greatly diminished in recent years. Textbooks are often digital nowadays and computer programs and software […]

Recent research has repeatedly shown us that a hands-on, multi-sensory learning method is the strongest way to reach students and improve overall engagement.  Interactivity in technology is something that is almost expected in today’s world.  We have long since moved past the days of marker whiteboards and overhead projectors.  No longer are teachers required to spend time preparing flash cards […]

“Everyone is a genius.  But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” – commonly attributed to Albert Einstein One of Albert Einstein’s most commonly attributed quotes involves the outlandish analogy of a fish climbing a tree to represent the improper merit of one’s intelligence and […]

Education technology has become an essential part of educating our nation’s children. Today, in classrooms across the country, you can find students learning in new ways through deeply-integrated technology in the form of virtual lessons, advanced software, and computing devices for every participant. Successfully integrating education technology into a school system is one of the biggest accomplishments a school district […]

Administrators who are in charge of making financial decisions for a school district have a lot of challenges on their plates. One challenge is balancing the need for more technology in school with the costs of implementing technology – which often means building a networked infrastructure from the ground up. The budget challenges can be daunting, especially since some districts […]