Tomorrow’s engineers, designers and problem solvers deserve every tool available to build a brilliant future. 3D printing fuels limitless creativity when students get to see, hold and test their ideas in real space.
Bringing 3D printing into the classroom exposes learners to the same cutting-edge technologies they’ll encounter in their careers, giving them a jump-start on tomorrow’s challenges. We invite you to explore the information below to learn how schools across the country are inspiring a new generation of problem solvers by integrating 3D printing into their K-12 curriculum.
As leader of one of the poorest school districts in the US, Dr. Darryl Adams is undaunted and tireless. His charge? Support 20,000 preK-12–100% qualify for free or reduced lunches and 60% are English language learners–spread over 1220 square miles in the Coachella Valley Unified School District. Faced with alarming graduation and college competition rates, low achievement, and rampant poverty in his district, Dr. Adams took a step-by-step approach to devising a truly 21st century learning environment.
In the past, learning was limited by the constraints of time and place. But today, digitization is opening up a new world of education opportunities for students to learn more in new ways, in new places, with new connections to resources around the globe. From rural farm towns to large urban neighborhoods, teachers and students are reaping tremendous benefits as they utilize digital technology in instruction. Now your district can too, with E-Rate and public funding opportunities that are empowering equipment and service upgrades that promote digital learning.
Explore how you can use the Common Core Initiative and the E-rate Modernization opportunity to build and deploy a network infrastructure that supports 21st century digital learning initiatives—like BYOD, online testing and multimedia—that’s cost-effective with room to scale.
The growing use of anywhere, anytime learning is challenging teachers to personalize lessons for each student’s individual needs, test students online and analyze the results instantly, track student progress in real time, and keep both students and parents up-to-date on grades and homework. Having the ability to do all of this within a cloud-based solution that delivers maximum security—without importing or entering data—are the benefits you receive with Jupiter iO—the all-in-one gradebook-LMS-SIS-learning analytics solution!
From implementing the Common Core, to juggling different age groups and skill levels, to delivering high quality instruction in the face of growing class sizes, today’s K-12 math educators face an array of challenges. Many math teachers are turning to digital tools to support them in facing these challenges, but navigating the world of edtech can also be difficult and time consuming.
Three Things Teachers and Leaders Do to Personalize Learning
August 9, 2016
What is personalized learning, and how can it be used by both teachers and educational leaders to empower students to realizing their full potential? An experienced educator spells out the milestones that matter for personalized learning.
Waterford SmartStart Helps Get Disadvantaged Children Ready for Kindergarten
August 4, 2016
Too often, children who grow up in poverty start school well behind their peers academically, putting them at a disadvantage right out of the gate—and they’re frequently not able to catch up. But the School District of Hillsborough County, Florida, is using Waterford curriculum to make sure that doesn’t happen.
As schools look to modernize teaching and personalized learning, it isn’t a matter of if technology is right for the classroom, but which technology is right for the classroom.
Regardless of your role in your school’s technology decision-making process, this e-book will arm you and your constituents with the facts and debunk the myths surrounding iPad programs in the classroom.
As iPad usage continues to grow in schools around the world, are you grappling with how to deploy, inventory, and secure the devices in your environment? In this e-book, you’ll learn how to manage iPad and discover ways to leverage these devices for more than just communication.
Become an expert in:
Best practices for mobile device management
Leveraging educational apps to transform the classroom
Conducting formative and summative assessments with iPad
Get the answers you need to get more out of the most trusted platform for IT and educators.
Wouldn’t it be great to have a projector that is reliable, maintenance free and never needs a lamp change? What if the projector had high-brightness and great connectivity– yet its lifetime cost was less than the lamp-based projectors you’ve purchased? Look no further – Casio offers a portfolio of LampFree projectors ideal for classrooms. For additional information, please visit www.CasioLampFree.com.