Making Instruction Accessible to Diverse Learners with Technology

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Distance learning has made it feel to many teachers like they cannot effectively help their former physically-present students. This is exacerbated by the stress of adapting to an online-only environment and changing their coursework to fit within that context. These changes can prove to be challenging for all students, but especially those who receive significant school-based support. They no longer have that same physical 5 day per week support that was so much easier in the classroom.

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Careers of the Future: The Jobs that Don’t Exist Yet

In a new partnership report published by Dell Technologies and the Institute for the Future (IFTF), there is an estimate that 85% of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t even been invented yet. These careers are a reflection of the ever-changing technological terrain that encompasses our daily lives.

 

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Top Tech Tips for Back to School!

As educators across the academic spectrum are aware, the start of school is nearly here. In a week, perhaps a few if you’re lucky, students will be back in session and the academic year will be in full swing. While this is an exciting time for all involved, we also know it can be very hectic, stressful, and a little on the chaotic side!

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ISTE 2018 Takeaways

 

The 2018 International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference has ended, but we’re so excited about everything that we saw that we just have to share!  Each day, members of Forward Edge attended sessions, engaged in educational playgrounds, and walked the expo floor capturing a sense of the emerging themes in education. Ultimately, our professionals can sum up ISTE 2018 with these five themes:

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Forward Edge’s Top Digital Tools to Learn for Digital Learning Day!

Created by the Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed), Digital Learning Day allows us to reflect on our usage of digital learning tools in the curriculum and gives us the chance to learn from other educators and industry leaders on the best digital learning tools. According to the and the Digital Learning Day website, the event began in 2012 and has provided a powerful venue for education leaders to highlight great teaching practice and showcase innovative teachers,

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10 Google Tips for Your Classroom

Stop wasting time on the small things! With just these 10 Google tricks, you’ll spend time doing what you love and stop messing with the things you don’t. Our edtech experts are sharing their best Google insights with you.

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6 Top Reasons Your School Needs Technology

Our world is changing.

Year after year, digital technology is continuing to eclipse traditional textbooks & old-school lectures. Technology has now become integrated into nearly every part of our lives, influencing how we talk with our friends, purchase clothes, watch sports, and above all — learn.

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