Benefits of Schools Embracing Technology

It's becoming easier and easier to create interactive classrooms and that's revolutionizing how students today learn and how those in the future will learn. Paul Bartrum – Academies Partnership Manager, Avocor recently wrote an article on what schools that embrace technology can look like. He listed the below benefits in his…
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Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)

K-12 schools are focusing more and more on social and emotional learning (SEL). Greater effort is being made towards a comprehensive learning experience- one that focuses on the "whole child". SEL is being reccognized as a critical part of a child's development. MDR recently published an article on this very…
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Augmented Reality for the Classroom

Companies like Google are beginning to open up the AR market to educators. "Last fall, Google released Expeditions AR to bring the world into the classroom with immersive lessons. With an Expedition kit, students can stare into the eye of a Category 5 hurricane before getting up close and personal with a strand…
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Evolution of Libraries and Librarians

Last week was National Library Week and this year's theme was Libraries Lead. So, an article on the evolution of libraries and librarians only seems fitting. MDR recently published a blog by Melissa Pelletier on this very topic. She mentions how we are using technology such as e-readers and tablets…
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School Safety

Melissa Pelletier recently wrote an article on school safety. Her article mentions how new categories of technology for school safety have recently appeared on the market including panic buttons, and one-button lock down systems, etc. Today's schools are looking for options that address their unique needs, based on the size and design of…
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Why Non-Proficient Adolescent Readers Struggle

Addressing the learning needs of non-proficient adolescent readers can be challenging due to the diversity of their needs. Suzanne Carreker, Ph.D., CALT, QI, Principal Educational Content Lead at Lexia Learning recently wrote an article on how applying the Simple View of Reading formula can help educators determine the cause of…
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