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Looking to 2022: What’s Ahead in EdTech

Looking to 2022: What’s Ahead in EdTech

January is always a great time to look ahead at our expectations for the coming year. I believe that 2022 will, while continuing to suffer effects of the pandemic, provide some exciting developments across the K-12 and edtech markets. Pandemic – We’re Not out of the...

Benefits of Applied Learning in K-12 Technology Curriculum

Benefits of Applied Learning in K-12 Technology Curriculum

“Applied Learning” has become a buzzword in education, considered a tool to address issues such as student dropout rates, test scores and engagement. In this article, we discuss applied learning specifically in a technology curriculum setting and how it benefits K-12...

Benefits of Virtual Robotics in Schools

Benefits of Virtual Robotics in Schools

Virtual robotics is a simulated environment in which individuals can design, control, and interact with robotic machines using computer programming skills. Rather than building and programming actual robots in a classroom or lab, students engage with virtual robots...

2021: The Digital Learning Year in Review

2021: The Digital Learning Year in Review

2021 was a year of continued challenges for the K-12 industry—but also growing hope and optimism for the future.  The numerous challenges of 2020 receded but were not completely addressed or resolved. By the middle of the 2020-21 school year, districts around the...

The Importance of Keyboarding for Students

The Importance of Keyboarding for Students

Most K-12 schools are providing keyboarding for students, but why is this skill so important? In the following article, we discuss the importance of keyboarding and how it supports students not only in education, but also in future careers. Importance of Keyboarding...

Thanksgiving: Thankful for our Team

Thanksgiving: Thankful for our Team

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year.  The Thanksgiving holiday is always a great celebration with the “4 F’s” — Family, Friends, Food, and Football.  For years we’ve had a long tradition of a Turkey Bowl—played in the mud on a field in Seattle with a...

DALI Superintendents Summit: Intentionality in Tech

DALI Superintendents Summit: Intentionality in Tech

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend and present at the District Administration Leadership Institute’s Superintendents Summit hosted in Tucson. This was my first DALI presentation, so I was really looking forward to the event, and I was not disappointed. I was...

Disruptive Tech Integration for Meaningful Learning

Disruptive Tech Integration for Meaningful Learning

When Learning.com first published “In Pursuit of Disruptive Tech Integration for Meaningful Learning” in 2019, none of us had any inkling of the enormous disruption lurking just around the corner. While the COVID-19 pandemic was certainly not an edtech innovation, it...