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Make Your School Technology [Practically] Perfect

What if your classroom technology never failed? What if teachers were always excited about new technology and students consistently used tech tools in productive, innovative ways? Dream on, you say? You’re right. Perfect is impossible. […]

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Help Your School Embrace Technology Change

People are creatures of comfort and habit. Teachers, staff, and even students may say they’re excited about new educational technology—but when it comes to letting go of tools and methods they’ve gotten used to, they […]

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5 Tips for Engaged Online Sessions

Eight months into a new way of teaching and learning, we are still feeling the pain of an online lesson. Teachers are among the best adapters I know, shifting focus as quick as lightning to […]

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Distance Learning Lessons Learned Part II

March 2020. A month in which everything changed for educators across the world. School buildings shut down and education moved to a distance. “Distance learning” – or remote learning, online learning, pick your moniker – […]

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Distance Learning Lessons Learned, Part I

March 2020. A month in which everything changed for educators across the world. School buildings shut down and education moved to a distance. “Distance learning” – or remote learning, online learning, pick your moniker – […]

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What does a strategic IT partnership look like?

For years, school IT departments (internal and contracted) focused disproportionately on short-term needs like fixing broken devices and maintaining technology infrastructure. These are important tasks, but long-term technology strategy is what makes a real difference […]

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