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Emerging Tech Fighting the Spread of COVID-19

Emerging Tech Fighting the Spread of COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed the way the world works. Church services, workplaces, and transit plans all face disruptions now and in the future. Luckily, technology has been there to aid all the industries and people whose lives have been changed by this pandemic. New...

Technology and Its Future Impact On Education

Technology and Its Future Impact On Education

During COVID-19, many institutions had to switch to an online format. Teachers had to move their lessons to online platforms such as Zoom instead of classes taught at school. In New York, Governor Cuomo is discussing reopening schools, but with a new vision in mind....

The Role Of Technology In Education Post Covid-19

The Role Of Technology In Education Post Covid-19

As schools continue to follow the state's orders and close all physical locations, the education system is seeing a shift. Online classes are the norm, and there are talks among some states and tech companies on the feasibility of permanent online courses post...

5 Tech Trends Expected to Shake Up Education

5 Tech Trends Expected to Shake Up Education

Modern advancements in technology can cause one to feel as though we are always on the cusp of a great technological revolution in society. This is doubtful, but we should be proud and amazed at the little advancements we make every day. In that interest, here is a list of little revolutions we’ve already had, and how they will continue to advance our educational abilities in the years to come.

Innovative Tech in Education: Where does Minnesota Stand?

Today, educational technology in Minnesota is reigniting thanks to the Twin Cities’ healthy startup community and passionate educators. The state is uniquely positioned to regain its status as a hub for the EdTech industry thanks to the healthy startup ecosystem, passionate educators, and the rising need and interest in ed-tech. The educational system may have to completely re-think the approach to technology in – or as – the classroom. 

How Technology Is Currently Impacting Education

How Technology Is Currently Impacting Education

As technology becomes more prominent in everyday tasks, so stands the impact that it is having on education and schooling. The days of turning in paper tests and taking notes in composition books are becoming obsolete, while online courses and 1-to-1 computing make...

What 1-to-1 Computing Means For Education

What 1-to-1 Computing Means For Education

What can sound like a complex concept, in the context of education, is really quite simple. One-to-one computing refers to when schools and colleges that allow each enrolled student to use an electronic device in order to access the Internet, digital course materials...

Why Schools Should Encourage the Use of Technology

Why Schools Should Encourage the Use of Technology

Technology has become an integral part of daily life. At home and at work people use technology for everything from completing mundane repetitive tasks to entertaining themselves. Technology allows for mobility with personal and professional endeavors. Over seven...

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