EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY

How education coped in the shift to distance learning.

February 24, 2021

Education in the United States faced a crisis this year. The looming threat of the coronavirus which spreads easily in highly-populated, enclosed rooms forced schools across the country to develop new strategies for education.

Spotlight

Georgetown University

Georgetown University is the oldest and largest Catholic and Jesuit university in America. Georgetown today is a major student-centered, international research university, offering programs in Washington, DC; Doha, Qatar; and around the world.

OTHER WHITEPAPERS
news image

A Practice-based Model of STEM Teaching

whitePaper | January 10, 2020

Teachers today are being asked to think “outside of the box” in order to prepare their students for a career and a life that is largely unknown due to the warp speed changing needs and desires of society today. While many teachers today happily accept the challenge and are driven by curiosity and motivation to succeed, it can become a very daunting and overwhelming task. The STEM SOSTM (Students on Stage) model, and this book in particular, helps to bridge that gap between daunting and overwhelming to doable and successful.

Read More
news image

Barrows STEM Academy Boosts Student Learning and Performance in Science on State Tests

whitePaper | December 17, 2019

Students now use the PASCO sensors — along with the AirLink® interface, which allows them to connect the sensors wirelessly via Bluetooth® — for accurate, real time data collection. Available for over 80 measurements, the rugged, reliable sensors combine advanced technology with plug-and-play usability for easy use in and out of the classroom. Students also use the SPARKvue software with the sensors for real-time quantitative measurement and analysis.

Read More
news image

Prevalence of Coaching and Approaches to Supporting Prevalence of Coaching and Approaches to Supporting Coaching in Education

whitePaper | January 28, 2020

Teacher quality is one of the most important factors that contributes to student success. There is a growing body of research that points to coaching as an effective way to support teacher growth. As such, coaching is becoming more prevalent in schools and districts in the U.S., and districts are increasingly using federal, state, and local funds to support coaches and coaching programs. Given our collective commitment to coaching, Digital Promise, Learning Forward, and Google partnered to provide insights based on a national survey of coaches, teachers, and administrators currently engaged in coaching.

Read More
news image

Promote Learning Recovery with Programs That Address Equity and SEL

whitePaper | August 2, 2021

This is why our deep-dive white paper walks you through the importance of social-emotional learning (SEL) and educational equity as students re‑integrate into a structured learning environment. Don’t hesitate, download this useful, hands‑on white paper today!

Read More
news image

Addressing Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion in the STEM Classroom

whitePaper | July 31, 2020

Principal Hayes walks into a fifth-grade classroom to observe a lesson. After listening to small-group discussions for a few minutes, she checks her schedule. She thought she was going to observe a science lesson, but the students are sharing stories about family meals. She approaches the teacher, Mr. Amari, who is in the process of projecting a piece of artwork showing a mother and daughter working with dried corn. Mr. Amari explains that the class will be studying sugars and starches.

Read More
news image

Empowering future-ready students

whitePaper | December 19, 2019

Microsoft’s mission to empower every student on the planet to achieve more is a commitment to do more to support students, and educators from K-Career to be ready to innovate and create in an increasingly digital world. Our focus extends to ensure we not only grow the number of students equipped with technology skills, but also do more to grow student diversity and fuel careers in technology.

Read More

Spotlight

Georgetown University

Georgetown University is the oldest and largest Catholic and Jesuit university in America. Georgetown today is a major student-centered, international research university, offering programs in Washington, DC; Doha, Qatar; and around the world.

Events