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Technology Integration

Explore new tools and strategies for empowering students to fully participate in a connected, technology-rich society.

  • 3 Ways to Level Up Your Zoom Skills

    By getting familiar with more advanced features of the popular videoconferencing tool, teachers can encourage more interactivity and collaboration during online learning.
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  • Middle grade aged girl at home distance learning on laptop

    Building Student Agency With Genius Hour

    The popular model of self-guided learning can be used to engage upper elementary students in conducting and presenting research—and learning to use new technology.
    Emily Deak
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    The 10 Most Significant Education Studies of 2020

    We reviewed hundreds of educational studies in 2020 and then highlighted 10 of the most significant—covering topics from virtual learning to the reading wars and the decline of standardized tests.
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    Why Are Some Kids Thriving During Remote Learning?

    Though remote learning has brought many challenges, some students seem to be thriving in the new circumstances. What can we learn from them?
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  • An illustration concept of a group of students communicating through one technology platform

    8 Strategies to Improve Participation in Your Virtual Classroom

    Educators share their best synchronous and asynchronous strategies to boost student participation during online learning.
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  • A Bitmoji Classroom

    Educators Turn to Bitmoji to Build Community and Engagement

    Both fun and practical, Bitmoji classrooms are adding some levity to fall planning this year.
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  • A computer and book indicating new challenges in digital learning.

    What Teachers in China Have Learned in the Past Month

    An American whose classroom in Beijing is now online shares what she and her team have learned since the coronavirus hit, just as U.S. teachers make the same shift.
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  • A Student-Centered Model of Blended Learning

    When educators at a Washington, DC, high school ditched their lectures and devised a self-paced blended learning model, their students thrived.
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  • Illustration concept for planning during uncertain times

    How to Plan When You Don’t Know What to Plan For

    What school will look like in the fall is still uncertain for most of the U.S., but teachers can develop flexible plans that work for distance and in-class teaching.
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    Essential Apps for the Physical and Digital Classroom

    Teacher-recommended tools for promoting collaboration, communication, creativity, critical thinking, and equity whether students are in school or at home.
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  • Teacher instructing students remotely sitting at her desk in her classroom

    PD That Helps Teachers Improve the Quality of Their Video Instruction

    Tips for planning professional development that supports teachers’ growing skills in using video to enhance students’ learning.
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  • Nadia's bitmoji classroom

    How to Design a Culturally Responsive Bitmoji Classroom

    Your virtual classroom can foster a sense of community by including items that represent both your and your students’ backgrounds.
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  • High school student working on a laptop in his classroom

    How to Align Your LMS With the Science of Learning

    The demands of distance learning will make your Learning Management System (LMS) more important than ever this year. Have you thought about how to align your tech with the best research on how students learn?
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  • Teacher working with students using tablets in the classroom

    9 New Ways to Use Flipgrid in the Classroom

    The popular tool has features that teachers in any subject can use to help students connect with each other and share their learning.
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  • Teacher conducting a video group chat with her students during distance learning

    2 Simple Ways to Improve Online Instruction

    Distance learning started as an emergency in the spring, but teachers are finding ways to make it better, even for students working on smartphones.
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