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technology in the classroom

14 Jun, 2024

3 Healthy Ways of Using Technology to Enhance Education

2024-06-14T09:30:03-05:00Friday, June 14, 2024|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

According to Pew Research Center, 92% of tutors use the internet to find resources, content, and teaching materials. This trend confirms how the internet has become an increasingly significant component of our lives, and the educational system is not an exception to this emerging technology. Further, utilizing various forms of technology in educational settings can [...]

26 Apr, 2024

Technology in Schools Calls for a Change in Learning

2024-04-26T09:27:50-05:00Friday, April 26, 2024|Learning Strategies, Parents, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

Before immediate access to answers on the internet, learning involved a certain amount of wonder and curiosity. Somebody's interest had to be piqued enough to want to seek out a person who would know the answer. Or maybe the answer would be found in a physical book in the library. Finding out information took [...]

16 Feb, 2024

The Pros and Cons of Using Discord in the Classroom

2024-02-15T08:57:56-06:00Friday, February 16, 2024|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

Technology has impacted the way students learn and interact with each other in the classroom. The traditional in-person experience has been replaced by online learning, which has opened up a world of opportunities for teachers and students alike. One such platform gaining traction in the classroom is Discord, a chatroom-style program that can be used [...]

26 Jul, 2021

Emerging Technologies in Education

2021-07-26T12:09:18-05:00Monday, July 26, 2021|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

2020 was a tough year for everyone. Both businesses and schools were affected. The COVID-19 pandemic led to changes in how businesses and educational institutions operate. The COVID-19 pandemic indeed led to innovations and technologies in the education sector. Here are some of the emerging technologies in education after the COVID-19 pandemic. 1. Virtual Reality [...]

5 Sep, 2018

France Just Banned Cell Phones in School. Are They Right?

2018-09-06T06:15:37-05:00Wednesday, September 5, 2018|News, Parents, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

In an international news story attracting a great deal of attention, France has recently banned cell phones in school for students under the age of 15. While many American classrooms are choosing to embrace smartphone technology, others, like those in France, are discovering just how detrimental phones can be to the learning process in general. [...]

14 May, 2018

Teachers: How to Avoid the Student Data Dump

2018-05-14T10:51:48-05:00Monday, May 14, 2018|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Teachers|

Once, students attended school to acquire knowledge. The purpose of education began at the basic level of understanding and gaining exposure to concepts we otherwise had no way to access. But the world has changed. These days, we have more information at our fingertips than any previous generation. Any question can be answered. Any fact can be [...]

8 Feb, 2018

Student Devices: Do They Really Help?

2018-02-08T20:16:36-06:00Thursday, February 8, 2018|Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, Parents, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

As technology use has grown across industries, it has become a foregone conclusion in many academic circles that technology access is fundamental to building "students of the future" who are prepared for the demands of technology in their future lives. Lower access to technology has simultaneously left low-income students stuck in a lower-performing cycle, unable [...]

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