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February is Black History Month. This is a yearly celebration of the achievements and recognizing the role of African Americans in the history of the United States. As we get ready for Black History Month, I have brought together the Black History Month Collection by Destiny to share the best resources and practices I could find.
Meet Mary Schreier, Email Marketing Specialist
What are the factors to consider in selecting the resources relevant to the educators and students who will use the tool? As you navigate the process of selecting the most relevant ed tech resources for your school or district, it is important that they be effective for the educators and students who will utilize them. There are multiple factors to consider because you want everyone who will use the resources to be happy with the selection.
Identifying the right ed tech resources for your school district involves multiple steps and processes. To begin, it is always best to include multiple people and offices in the processes to ensure that need, service, added value, and cost are evaluated together.
Selecting the right ed tech resources for your class, your school, or your system can be intimidating. Before even beginning the vetting and evaluation process of choosing the resource, collaboration needs to take place with all parties involved. Once that has taken place, there are multiple factors to consider. Those factors can be summarized into three main categories: function, form, and funding.
Meet Cassie Norman, UX Designer
Last week, one of our kindergarten teachers asked me the easiest way to get her kinders to the PebbleGo article about Wild Turkeys. With the recent discovery of finding the direct link to our PebbleGo at Van Meter, I wanted to give it a try to make it as easy as possible for our youngest learners.
Meet Jana Klein, Account Manager
Can EdTech help address issues related to elementary achievement gaps in your classroom? Educational technology tools used strategically can alter how students interact with classroom resources. In elementary classrooms, the integration of digital resources can vary greatly. They might be used with a whole group or small groups of students, or with individual students.