Research shows the importance of family engagement and how it can improve student academic success as well as whole child learning and social-emotional learning. A recent webinar hosted by the U.S. …

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To help school systems navigate a shifting landscape and periods of disruption, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology hosted a webinar on September 22 to explore the wide range of scenarios schools are facing due to the pandemic and to elevate successful strategies implemented by districts to…

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The 2021–2022 school year is already presenting unique challenges for public education. Districts must provide equitable learning opportunities and maintain continuity of learning through incredible disruptions.

What happens when a single student or a few students are out due to the pandemic? What happens when a meaningful set of the…

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The Office of Educational Technology (OET), with the support of Digital Promise, held a virtual convening of experts and leaders from the fields of teacher coaching and technology-enabled instruction. During the convening participants discussed how we can recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and leverage technology to build a more equitable…

How Coaches Can Support Powerful Learning with Technology Blog Series: Four key aspects of coaching that support powerful technology use

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The Office of Educational Technology (OET), with the support of Digital Promise, held a virtual convening of experts and leaders from the fields of teacher coaching and technology-enabled instruction. During…

Digital Literacy 101 (Part 2): Understanding Processes that can Strengthen Digital Literacy

Digital Literacy 101 (Part II): Understanding Processes that can Strengthen Digital Literacy

In our last blog post, we discussed both the cognitive and technological processes that affect the ways that people engage with information and one another online. However, it is important to not only discuss the issues that lead…

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Social media has revolutionized the way that the public engages with media and information. By empowering individuals with a greater ability to create and share content, people have more opportunities to connect, inform, and influence others.

There is no question that this opportunity for individuals to impact others through digital…

Digital Literacy 101 (Part I): Understanding the Hurdles in Developing Digital Literacy

Picture it: you’re scrolling through your social media feed and a sensational headline catches your eye. Normally you might not click on it, but a trusted colleague shared it with the caption that piqued your interest. You’ve already seen this headline in your feed once or twice this morning. Wondering…

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Three key areas for implement strong instructional coaching that can support powerful learning: Teaching, Teacher-Coach Collaboration, and Coaching programs. Each with its keys aspects that are described in each blog.

Technology’s presence in the American classroom has been increasing for years with the promise to “transform” education. …

ED Games Expo 2021: June 1st — 5th

The 2020–2021 school year is certainly one for the history books. This year folks throughout the education ecosystem have doubled down on innovation, and have learned, tested, and even created new ways to engage students using technology. …

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