Instructional Technology

Teaching Mobile App Development for Project Based Learning

April 28, 2016

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Project based learning has been a staple in classrooms for decades. Educators have incorporated projects in the classroom to encourage critical thinking and problem-solving, skills that are important for college…

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Introducing the MAD-store – Where Students’ Mobile Apps Come to Life!

April 18, 2016

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With over 58% of teens using mobile apps everyday, it is no wonder that MAD-learn has become one of the most popular mobile app development programs in the Nation. At…

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5 Steps to Implementing a Computer Science Program at Your School

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With the announcement of President Obama’s Computer Science for All Initiative, policy makers are calling on education decision makers, around the country, to take action to empower ALL students with…

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Mobile App Development in the Classroom Can Boost Student Engagement Leading to Improved Testing Outcome

April 7, 2016

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Does technology in the classroom really boost student testing outcomes? The jury is still out on this, but what has been proven is that the use of technology in the…

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Engineering in Elementary Schools: Engaging the Next Generation of Problem Solvers Today

March 31, 2016

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By: Dorothy Powers Gorman from SEEN Magazine.   Employment in occupations related to STEM — science, technology, engineering, and math —is projected to grow 13 percent between 2012 and 2022, according…

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Don’t Let Your New Technology Become Shelfware: 6 STEPS to the Perfect Technology Implementation Process

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By: Jennifer Dunn from SEEN MAGAZINE. With today’s nearly universal connection to the Internet, computers, software and other types of technology are present in virtually every classroom in the nation. Despite…

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Mobile App Development Can Be Taught in Any Classroom

March 24, 2016

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Did you know that… Only 8% of teachers integrate technology into the classroom, giving students limited opportunities to use technology hands-on? Now, why is that? A recent survey conducted by…

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Encouraging Girls to Explore STEM

December 17, 2015

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  By: Britney Morgan   It’s no secret that less women work in the STEM career field than men. Although women that do work in STEM make 33% more than…

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3 Ideas to Help Teachers Struggling with Technology

July 31, 2015

3 Ideas to Help Teachers Struggling with Technology

Experts say some teachers are still are reluctant to use technology, mostly because of a lack of time, a lack of resources, or a lack of confidence in their ability…

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Limited Resources? 6 EdTech Grants That Fund Classroom Technology

July 2, 2015

With limited resources, it can be difficult to provide the technology needed to create a 21st-century learning environment. There are many grants that provide technology devices for K12 classrooms. Take…

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