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Creating “Flow in Teenagers” with Classroom and Mobile Computing
While most of us are keeping up with technology changes on a personal level, I sense a level of skepticism by some about the value of using more classroom and mobile computing in our instructional delivery at the school level. 
Top Federal Grants to Help K-12 Schools Fund Technology Costs
Today, lots of schools are looking for ways to develop new technology-based programs or incorporate tehcnology in new and different ways in curricula, teacher training progams and other areas. And that’s great news. As the world becomes more and more tech-dependent, having students who understand how to navigate that environment is critical to their future …

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4 Ways To Find The Technology Funding Your K-12 School Needs
Across the country, schools are adopting new plans and programs to help address the need for greater access to technology throughout their districts. Since so many districts are grappling with state and federal funding shortfalls, schools have begun looking elsewhere to get the funding they need to put their technology initiatives in place.
The 5 Components Of Implementing A New Technology Curriculum in K-12 Schools
Technology literacy is a relatively new initiative in 21st century schools. Ironically, many students tend to have more knowledge about various forms of technology than do their teachers. This is because so many students typically enjoy their digital gadgets and use them frequently for socializing, so they are well-versed in how to use technology. Teachers …

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How A Hasty Technology Purchase Won’t Benefit Your K-12 School
Technology in education is very important and changing faster than many districts can keep up with it. Because of that, it is very tempting to dive in and purchase those laptops, tablets or other devices. However, this is really one area where taking time to learn about the market and studying what the future may …

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8 Reasons K-12 Schools Should Use Mobile Technology in Their Curriculum
The face of education has changed drastically in the 21st century, particularly as education embraces the age of technology and incorporates elements of technology within K-12 schools. This is necessary to equip and prepare students with the technological literacy they will need in college and beyond, throughout life, as global citizens. Among the newest form of …

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5 Signs Your K-12 Students Are Ready For A High-Tech Classroom
Most students are more prepared for technology in the classroom than parents and teachers may realize. In fact, even students from kindergarten to grade 5 or 6 are often ready for high-tech classrooms before their teachers are prepared to integrate that technology.
3 Things to Consider Before Upgrading Your K-12 School’s Technology
As the age of technology marches on through the 21st century, it has changed the face of education and created new ways to both teach and learn. Technology integration in the classroom is a major initiative to develop technological literacy in K-12 students in order to prepare them for life beyond school.
Can A Chromebook “1-to-1” Model Be Half the Cost of Other Models?
Over the past two school years, use of Chromebooks at BEYOND Technology Education (BTE) client schools across the U.S. has increased by 20%. The cost is often times half of traditional mobile solutions. These schools are transforming from single computer labs to mobile environments with technology-rich curriculum. Saint Joachim Catholic School in Costa Mesa, Calif. …

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How To Rewrite Lesson Plans To Accommodate New Technology
As new technology becomes more of the norm in 21st century schools, it is sometimes necessary for education professionals to rewrite their lesson plans to accommodate the new technology.
How to Avoid the FBI Seizing Your School’s Records
Los Angeles, CA, January 12, 2015 — The Los Angeles Times reported Monday the key reasons why the FBI seized 20 boxes of records on December 1st, 2014 from LAUSD offices. The Times reported that the records were related to the ill-fated iPad roll-out and that there is now a criminal investigation being conducted by the …

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Memories from Day 2 at ISTE 2013 with Beyond Technology
Day 2 of the ISTE Conference and “overwhelmed” seemed to be the word of the day, not just from us, but from everyone we talked to! There just seemed to be so much to see, so much to learn, and so many people to meet! Lots of information, tips and hands-on demonstrations. And if you …

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