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How to Create an Inclusive Learning Environment in the Classroom

Every learner has different needs. Whether they have a specific learning disability, or simply require additional aid in vision, hearing, comprehension, or fine motor skills, every student deserves the right setup to enable their best learning. 84% of teachers say that it's impossible to achieve equity in education without accessible learning tools, but what do…

Which Tools Help Teachers Stay Nimble in an Unknown Future?

Even before the pandemic, no two days in the classroom ever looked exactly alike. Though teachers were always battling disruptions, the last two years have highlighted the need for preparation and adaptability in a way nothing else has.The right classroom technology upgrades have proven to be a big part of that preparedness. Plus, teachers with…

Should Your School Be Planning for Long-Term Hybrid Learning?

There wasn't a school out there that didn't get disrupted by the pandemic in big ways. Specifically, though the challenges of remote learning were steep at first, few realized that “going back to normal" would ultimately still include an online learning component. But after recognizing the long-term value, educators and caregivers alike are preparing for…

5 of the best devices for STEAM learning in 2022

It’s not news to anyone in K-12 that STEAM is an incredibly rewarding but demanding approach to education. It teaches students that that the world is an intricate and beautiful combination of science, technology, engineering, art, math, and more. STEAM sets young learners up to be college- and career-ready in areas that combine subject matter…

4 Proactive, Preventative Cybersecurity Phases for Schools

The great recession has hit education hard. Many are reporting a mass exodus of teachers – a wide majority of which cite pandemic stressors as a key contributor. But it’s the short supply of financial and IT staffing resources in education that seems to have the most direct link to mounting school-based cyber risk. According…

Get the Tools You Need to Help You Succeed

Do you need help preventing and mitigating malware, phishing, spam, and ransomware? Are you equipped to prevent and investigate abuse and inappropriate material? Google Workspace for Education Paid Versions offer the tools you need to assist you in all these areas and more. Here’s a look at some of the ways Google is setting you…

The Surge – and Growing Pains – of Digital Education

Edtech isn’t new. Though it’s undeniably more relevant than ever, it’s actually been on the rise for decades; thanks in part to continued global health challenges. EU-startups explains, “The H1N1 pandemic drove the growth of edtech in Mexico in 2009, as SARS did in China in 2003, setting the pattern for change.” Adoption rates saw…

The Case for Digital Transformation in Education

By Mala Sharma | Tech and Learning Over the last two years, paper-to-digital transformation has accelerated rapidly as almost all businesses and industries have had to learn how to work in a hybrid world. Fortunately, technology has advanced to make digitization not only more efficient but also easier and more accessible than paper - in…

A 2-in-1 Laptop Flexible Enough for Education

Hold the ThinkPad L13 Yoga in your hands to use as a tablet. Fold it back on itself to watch a video or better share your screen. Use the keyboard as a stand to focus on the display, or use it as a laptop when you need to type. Plus, with the garaged rechargeable pen…

Blue Light and Children: A Doctor’s Perspective

The pandemic forever changed how we work, learn, and connect. The shift was particularly dramatic for children, as millions moved to distance and hybrid learning due to the shuttering of schools across the country. We’ve seen screen time rise to an average of 6 hours per day, nearly double the amount in 2019.1 This increased…