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      6 Free Guides to Help You Bring EdTech Into Your School

      Posted by Holly Fritz-Palao on Wed, Aug 2, 2017
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      Navigating the EdTech industry can often be an overwhelming task. As an educator, you have the responsibility to bring the right technologies into your classroom to help improve your students’ learning experiences. With all the available options, it can be hard to decide what the best approach is for your students. Here at Boxlight, we want to make it simple for educators to implement EdTech in their schools.

      That’s why we have assembled this comprehensive list of educator guides that will help you bring educational technology into your school:

      1. Launch Tech in Your Schools Successfully
        With the help of EdTech experts, Boxlight has created this guide detailing ways to select, implement, and use technology in the classroom. In this guide, you’ll learn how to make clear EdTech goals, plan and test your technologies, form reliable and expert partners, and choose the right tools to successfully implement tech in your school.


      1. The EdSurge Guide to Choosing, Vetting, and Purchasing K-12 EdTech Products
        It can be a daunting task to be put in charge of finding and buying technology, curriculum, and other resources for your school. In choosing the right EdTech, the goal is first and foremost to improve student learning. This guide from EdSurge will provide you with the resources to figure out what you need, choose the right products, and buy and implement them into your school.


      1. A Helpful Guide to Mobile Devices in the Classroom
        Personal devices continue to be one of the biggest trends in EdTech, and knowing how to use mobile devices in the classroom is the first step to empowering students’ learning through the tablets, smartphones, and laptops they are already so familiar with. This guide offers valuable information about mobile device trends in education, how devices can lead to deeper learning, and a handy list of popular apps and sites.


      1. Teaching Kids to Code
        Another huge education trend in 2017 is making STEM more accessible in the classroom. The coding movement is becoming a new kind of literacy, but teaching this skill to students can seem intimidating. With this guide, you can learn about the importance of coding, where it is being used in the professional world, and some fun methods to introduce basic coding concepts to your students.


      1. A Helpful Guide to Interactive Solutions in the Classroom
        Here at Boxlight, we’re all about interactive solutions for the classroom. A successful interactive classroom setup offers clear images, touch technology, collaborative abilities, and seamless integration. That’s why we created this guide, which will help you select the right tech for your curriculum and budget, and connect you to a wide collection of resources for lessons and training.


      1. How to Build Your Makerspace
        Knowing how to utilize the technology that is available in your classroom is one thing, but knowing how to best combine and plan the use of these devices to benefit your curriculum will help you implement technology in your classroom to its fullest potential. This guide offers a collection of resources on starting a makerspace, project-based learning, and the accessibility of makerspaces to help you turn your classroom into a functional makerspace.


      Bringing EdTech into your school can be a challenging, yet rewarding task. Hopefully these guides will help steer you in the right direction to find the perfect EdTech solutions for your students. Be sure to share some of your favorite EdTech guides and resources in the comments section below!

      Click here to download any of our Boxlight education guides, covering topics from collaborative learning to how to select the right whole-class display for your school.>>



      Topics: Educational Software, Education Technology, Educational Apps, education industry, Administrator Resources, tips for teachers


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