eSchoolnews 7 tools for global learning you can use right now 2017-11-17T07:00:36.000000000+00:00 Today's society is mobile and global. Laptops, tablets and smartphones connect users with information in less than a second, and because mobility has increased our connectivity, we've increased our connections with all parts of the world. Why combining assessments and LMS technology is essential 2017-11-15T07:00:03.000000000+00:00 The testing effect, also known as retrieval practice, practice testing, or test-enhanced learning, needs a place in today’s modern learning. It can be implemented in modern learning management system (LMS) technologies to help improve student learning, from their first day in kindergarten to thei... Media specialist: These are “My Tech Essentials” to make students’ voices heard globally 2017-11-07T07:00:10.000000000+00:00 Educators today are trying harder than ever to diversify their teaching practices, using a variety of tools and materials, incorporating different learning styles, and also allowing students to have a voice in their learning. At the David C. Barrow Elementary School, we have a project which takes... Teachers: How to use your voice for a positive school culture 2017-11-06T07:00:41.000000000+00:00 Moving from the classroom into the role of a teacher leader and a coach was a transition, to say the least. I recognized I was credentialed in teaching students English language arts, but didn’t have a credential in communicating effectively with adults. I took workshops and courses on facilitati... Learn how these model districts implemented personalized learning 2017-11-03T07:00:36.000000000+00:00 Personalized learning, competency-based learning and dynamic organizational design have shown promising results in school districts across the nation, according to a new report from Education Elements. The third annual Impact Report, Building Capacity for Personalized Learning and More," shares ... 6 ways video technologies are fundamentally shaping education 2017-11-02T07:00:20.000000000+00:00 Video's impact in K-12 and higher-ed classrooms continues to grow, as educators and students report increases in achievement, engagement and active content creation, according to a new survey from Kaltura. Ninety-nine percent of institutions report they have teachers regularly incorporating vide... Poll: How has technology impacted the future of work? 2017-10-27T07:00:16.000000000+00:00 A majority of Americans would like to see technology companies take a more active role in improving U.S. education by creating apprenticeship programs and providing more technology resources, according to new data. The new poll from OZY and SurveyMonkey tracks how technology is impacting post-se... 6 grants to support edtech and educational innovation 2017-10-25T07:00:02.000000000+00:00 When it comes to schools’ and districts’ ability to implement new technology tools and programs, cost and shrinking budgets are consistently identified as top barriers to implementation. And while budget woes won’t improve overnight, schools and districts can boost their available funds with gra... ISTE issues Digital Citizenship Week challenge 2017-10-16T15:56:34.000000000+00:00 The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) will leverage Digital Citizenship Week (Oct. 16-20) to raise awareness of the importance of teaching digital citizenship to students of all ages. ISTE challenges students, educators and parents to take time each day during Digital Citiz... Teacher: These are “My Tech Essentials” for a 1:1 Classroom 2017-10-13T07:00:53.000000000+00:00 Technology is an incredible resource for learning. It connects us to people all over the world, it enables us to find answers to our questions with the click of a button, and it is versatile enough to be used by students of varying skill levels.