Technology Integration and Instruction

Learn from Vartek technology integration experts about the best ways to incorporate classroom technology to transform the learning environment.

Be Internet Awesome

The importance of digital citizenship in today’s classrooms When I walk into Amy Jahna’s fourth and fifth classroom at All Saints Academy in Winter Haven, Florida, I see her students playing a game on their […]

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Technology: A powerful tool for more powerful thinking

Your students may claim otherwise—as they Snapchat while doing math homework while watching YouTube music videos—but experts say that multitasking doesn’t work. The American Psychological Association tells us that quality and productivity suffer when we […]

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Support Your Teachers. Keep Your Teachers.

As a school leader, you already know there’s a teacher shortage in the United States. Do you know what’s causing it? According to research by the Learning Policy Institute, the 112,000-teacher gap we’ll have in […]

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Social Media in Schools

How Online Networking in Classrooms Can be Good Educators and students who use social media tools effectively and safely can turn them into valuable learning and communication tools. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat may occupy […]

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ReadTheory levels up reading skills

When I was eight years old, I was not a good reader. Comprehension was difficult because I couldn’t concentrate well enough to retain what I’d read, and I didn’t understand how becoming a competent reader […]

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Coding made easy for kids

Coding is no longer a science just for science kids. The critical and creative thinking skills students develop by learning basic computer coding are valuable no matter what their academic or career interest. And thanks […]

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Ed tech trends you should follow

I’ve checked in recently with some leading educational technology organizations to find out what they’re saying is top of mind for schools whose IT programs lead to higher levels of achievement. Here are some insightful, […]

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