Educator, Innovator: How Teachers are Becoming Leaders in Edtech

| February 19, 2019

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What’s next in the world of educational technology? For the answer, look no further than your nearest classroom teacher. Educators have always been the primary source of product testing and feedback for edtech developers—after all, products that were designed for use in the classroom need buy-in from teachers! However, educators also have the skills to invent new edtech solutions and develop them from the ground up.

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ViewSonic® Corporation, headquartered in Brea, California, is a leading global provider of computing, electronics, and communications solutions. Founded in 1987, ViewSonic’s mission is to be the preferred global brand of visual solutions as we continue to focus on display-centric product offerings including LED monitors, projectors, commercial displays, and cloud computing solutions. ViewSonic continues to pioneer in visual technology innovation to build a connected and ever-reaching digital future.

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Product Spotlight: Fortigate Fortinet 60E Gives Schools High-Level Security

Article | February 14, 2020

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A Vision of AI for Joyful Education

Article | March 25, 2020

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Welcoming Districts and Schools to the Desmos 2020-21 Middle School Math Program

Article | June 9, 2020

In January, we announced our core middle school math program, which pairs the open-source middle school curriculum from OpenUp Resources/Illustrative Mathematics with powerful technology, humanizing pedagogy, and intuitive design from Desmos. We were extremely grateful to receive interest from thousands of sites and teachers. In order to provide the best possible support for as many partners as possible, we’ve decided to limit participation this year to a small set of applicants.

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ViewSonic

ViewSonic® Corporation, headquartered in Brea, California, is a leading global provider of computing, electronics, and communications solutions. Founded in 1987, ViewSonic’s mission is to be the preferred global brand of visual solutions as we continue to focus on display-centric product offerings including LED monitors, projectors, commercial displays, and cloud computing solutions. ViewSonic continues to pioneer in visual technology innovation to build a connected and ever-reaching digital future.

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