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‘Gamer’ or not, all students can benefit from gamified learning

by Benjamin Leskovansky • 1 year ago

Commentary: Through gamification, educators can engage their students more easily and heighten knowledge-retention, says Benjamin Leskovansky.

In higher ed, not all chatbots are created equal

by Daniel Robb • 1 year ago

Commentary: Choose technology that best suits the institution's specific needs for student engagement, just as USC Aiken has, says Daniel Robb.

How lesser-known Microsoft tools can enhance English-language learning

by Robert Low • 1 year ago

Commentary: Many useful tools for those learning English as a second language are already tucked away in apps commonly found on school computers.

Five steps to understanding ESSA's tiers of evidence

by Stacey Pusey • 1 year ago

It's been four years since the Every Student Succeeds Act, but its tier system still confuses some educators, explains edWeb.net's Stacey Pusey.

How technology can power enthusiasm and self-directed learning

by Colin Wood • 2 years ago

Commentary: edWeb.net's Eileen Belastock shows how technology can provide students with authentic learning experiences and generate improved feedback.

How a small IT investment can produce campus-wide results

by Michael Mathews • 2 years ago

Commentary: Oral Roberts University's CIO explains how doing it all with limited funding can often feel like "turning the Titanic in a duck pond."

The rising benefits of all-flash storage in higher ed

by EdScoop Staff • 2 years ago

Institutions are taking advantage of all-flash solutions as a key part of their infrastructure modernization efforts.

How IT directors can promote computer programming in low-income school districts

by Bob Hand • 3 years ago

Commentary: Four versatile products and services that can help K-12 IT leaders jump-start instructional coding in their districts.

How education staff can help students claim available FAFSA money left on the table

by Brian Kathman • 3 years ago

Technology — specifically, simple, personalized text messages — can nudge students toward accessing federal student aid.