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      Melizza Cuizon

      Melizza Cuizon is a former classroom teacher, Literacy Coordinator, Math Instructional Coach, and Mentor Teacher (Los Angeles Unified School District). Currently, Melizza is a Content Creator for Boxlight - an award-winning educational technology company. She enjoys creative writing with a clear focus on enhancing student learning and teacher practice.
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      Reimagining Student Engagement: Embracing EdTech Advancements

      Posted by Melizza Cuizon on Thu, Jun 13, 2024

      Student engagement remains a critical aspect of effective education, especially post-COVID-19 where many students struggle with reaching grade-level goals and expectations. Teachers are finding that fostering and maintaining student engagement is a formidable challenge. Let's explore why student engagement is vital, how COVID-19 has affected teachers and students, and the pivotal role technology plays in improving it. 

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      Topics: Education Technology, Student Engagement, edtech, student learning

      Inclusive Education: Bridging the Gap with Technology

      Posted by Melizza Cuizon on Tue, Jun 11, 2024

      Imagine a bustling classroom with students of varying abilities, interests, and cultural backgrounds. Here, the challenge lies in creating an environment where every student feels valued, respected, and empowered. Inclusive education goes beyond mere integration - it’s about ensuring that all students, regardless of their unique circumstances, have equal access to educational opportunities. How does technology serve as an ally in fostering inclusive education? Let’s delve into ways innovative technology supports equitable learning environments.  

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      Topics: Education Technology, Student Engagement, edtech, student learning, Inclusive Education

      Interactive Displays: They’re More Than Whiteboards!

      Posted by Melizza Cuizon on Mon, May 6, 2024

      In today's classrooms, student disengagement poses a common challenge for educators striving to foster inclusivity. Imagine this: during a lesson on Asian culture, students appear disconnected and uninterested, despite the availability of tech tools like interactive displays.   

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      Topics: Classroom Technology, Education Technology, Flat Panel Displays, interactive displays, interactive flat panel display, MimioPro G, Inclusive Education

      Inclusive Spaces: Building a Dynamic Learning Ecosystem

      Posted by Melizza Cuizon on Tue, Apr 2, 2024

      School decision makers and leaders recognize the evolving needs of educators and students in this fast-paced digital world. They understand how an optimized learning environment can foster dynamic teaching and learning. The traditional classroom setup is transitioning into a vibrant ecosystem where technology plays a significant role in enriching the educational experience. In this article, discover how fostering essential 21st-century skills by utilizing innovative educational tools also advances access, inclusion, and equity for all learners. 

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      Topics: Classroom Technology, Education Technology, 21st Century Skills, edtech, hands-on learning, Learning Ecosystem

      Advancing Education: Integrating EdTech and AV Solutions in Private Schools

      Posted by Melizza Cuizon on Wed, Mar 13, 2024

      How can private schools blend advanced technology with their personalized approach? Leading in innovation, private schools integrate edtech and AV solutions to optimize teaching and learning, fostering dynamic, engaging classrooms while preserving their distinctive educational ethos. Learn how private schools have utilized technology to enhance hybrid learning and enrich students' educational journey in today's digital era. 

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      Topics: Classroom Technology, Education Technology, edtech, STEM education, hybrid learning, AV solution, Private Schools

      Fostering Inclusive Learning Environments: The Role of DEI Initiatives in Schools

      Posted by Melizza Cuizon on Tue, Jan 23, 2024

      In recent years, many schools have been prioritizing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives to create a more inclusive learning environment. Recognizing the importance of embracing differences and ensuring that every student feels valued, schools are investing in various strategies to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. From using technology to make learning accessible to establishing consistent, long-term professional development programs and exploring innovative ideas, the educational landscape is changing to meet diverse student needs. 

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      Topics: Education Technology, Professional Development for Teachers, teacher professional development, accessibility, Equity, education, inclusivity

      Fostering Growth Through Guidance: The Impact of Mentorship in Education

      Posted by Melizza Cuizon on Wed, Jan 17, 2024


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      Topics: Professional Development for Teachers, teacher professional development, education, Mentorship

      Embracing the Potential of AI for Teaching and Learning

      Posted by Melizza Cuizon on Wed, Jan 10, 2024

      Educators often grapple with questions surrounding the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in their classrooms. As they explore the potential benefits and challenges, common questions might include: How can AI enhance student learning outcomes? Are there ethical considerations and safeguards when using AI in education? How can AI support students with diverse learning needs? Let's touch on some of these concerns as we explore five practical ways AI can be effectively utilized in the classroom to enhance the teaching and learning experience. 

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      Topics: Education Technology, edtech, student learning, AI, Artificial Intelligence in Education

      2023 Teacher’s Tracklist: Wrapping Up This Year’s Classroom Hits

      Posted by Melizza Cuizon on Thu, Dec 28, 2023

      It's that time of the year to check out what teachers were listening to in 2023. Whether they were deep into late-night grading, on the hunt for teaching inspiration, or enjoying well-earned breaks, this list was played on repeat. These top picks feature the calming vibes of lo-fi beats during grading marathons to virtual field trips for transporting classrooms globally – a compilation that echoes the soundtrack of a teacher’s journey this last year. 

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      Topics: education

      Navigating Tomorrow: Top 10 Education Trends for 2024

      Posted by Melizza Cuizon on Wed, Dec 27, 2023

      Looking at the education landscape from 2023 to 2024, we're identifying trends that aren't fading away. They're here to stay and evolve. Let’s embark on this educational journey, recognizing the key strides from 2023 and welcoming the advancement that lies ahead: 

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      Topics: Education Technology, edtech, education trends, education


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