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Administrative Solutions

Tech Tools: Decoding the Lack of Parent Engagement with FreshGrade

September 29, 2016

Achieving Better Communication and Collaboration in Class and at Home Technological innovation, as applied to the creation of lucrative new business models and even the birth of entire industries, has delivered countless products and services that continue to solve consumer challenges. But when you examine the realm of education, it becomes clear that the fast-paced […]

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IO Education: Consolidating Student Data to Drive and Empower Student Success

September 14, 2016

Company is Helping Over 5,000 Schools Improve Outcomes by Making Better use of Five Million Student Records. Here’s How. EmergingEdTech recently spoke with IO Education’s CEO, Michael Williamson, about the worthwhile work they are doing to help schools and teachers improve student outcomes. IO Education helps schools reel in and better leverage the disparate data […]

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Moving to a Best Practice Digital Instruction Model (& the Solution we Chose)

June 13, 2016

District’s Professional Learning Community Chooses the itslearning Platform to Gain Efficiencies, Consistency School districts around the nation are being asked to do more with less these days. Though school budgets are tighter than ever and human resources are sparse, we’re required to continually improve student performance, follow dozens of different standards, and support a more […]

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The Arms Race of Technology Integration – Teching Out for the Wrong Reasons

May 31, 2016

Too often technology adoption becomes a game of keeping up with the Joneses. Consider this. The edtech-loving, conference-attending English teacher at your school is on the cutting edge of learning technology. You find yourself folding in new platforms and digital communication tools to your lesson plan to keep pace with the English class, trying to […]

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Getting to Know Knovation – Curated, Contextualized, Managed OER for K-12

March 31, 2016

Knovation Makes Open Educational Resources More Manageable and More Efficient Many schools are looking to lower costs by transitioning away from text books to Open Education Resources. EmergingEdTech applauds this effort! This is particularly important in higher education, where text books costs are almost always student’s responsibility, and many text books cost hundreds of dollars. […]

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Back To The Basics: 6 Strategies For Online Program Success

February 25, 2016

While this a bit of a change from the usual tools and techniques we often share here, online education is such a prominent and long established use of technology for instructional purposes, it deserves more coverage. With the various hats I wear in my role at The College of Westchester, helping to navigate today’s quickly changing […]

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Mondopad 2.0 – Taking Collaboration and Creativity to a New Level

February 8, 2016

InFocus Enhances Their Unique, Interactive Platform With Improved Software Back in November and December, I shared my experiences with the awesome Mondopad from InFocus. The December article included a video, “Demonstrating the Flexible Functionality and Collaborative Potential of the Mondopad“. This is a powerful, fun system that combines next-generation Interactive White Board functionality with excellent […]

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10 Time-Proven Moodle Plugins for Teachers and Students That You Don’t Want to Miss

January 13, 2016

Image source Making the Most of Moodle With Plug-Ins I thought these plugins, and Leona’s insights, would be of interest to some Moodle users and applaud Leona’s willingness to experiment with them. Of course, readers need to pay heed to their institution’s policy on plugins before running down this path. We always test them in a […]

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Demonstrating the Flexible Functionality and Collaborative Potential of the Mondopad

December 3, 2015

There is a lot of Wow Factor in this Powerful Presentation and Collaboration Platform Last week I wrote a post providing an overview of the Mondopad’s functionality. This week I offer a video demonstration of the powerful system. Some of the key functions of this large screen touch-responsive all in one system include: Presenting – […]

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The Tech-Savvy Administrator: Communicate Better, Get Organized, Promote Your School’s Brand

December 1, 2015

Provide Technology Leadership by Example Without Spending a lot of Money It was a pleasure to meet Steven W. Anderson, known to many through his ‘Web 2.0 Classroom‘ moniker, at the TLIPAD 2015 conference in November. He is a fun speaker and everyone seemed to really enjoy and appreciate his inspirational and informative Keynote address. […]

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