IT Challenges in Schools

Top five IT challenges for schools

Today’s educational leaders recognize the role technology can play in helping them meet their strategic aims and attainment targets. In reality, edtech is not always being used as effectively as […]

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How to get the best value from ICT investments

Schools often find that IT budgets are first to be stretched, with new, expensive tech deemed a lower strategic priority. Some schools are in the position to upgrade their technology […]

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ActivPanel 9 Console

From projector to panel

After 14 years, Watertown City school district updated outdated technology to help make the school day easier and more engaging Jeffrey Wood, director of technology/cyber security and innovation for Watertown […]

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Are Promethean boards obsolete?

As students break for the summer, educators are in the classroom weighing changes and improvements for the new school year. In the middle of the furthest wall in the room […]

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Teacher turned IT

Perspective from both sides of the panel “On a good day with teaching there’s nothing like it, working with kids,” said Patrick Sullivan, director of technology for Rome City school […]

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ActivInspire 3.0

ActivInspire 3.0 launches with a fresh look and enhanced features

Highlights of ActivInspire 3.0 include enhanced performance, updated visuals, and an improved user interface. Replacing the dashboard, a new homepage welcomes teachers to the program as it launches. Changes to […]

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Social Emotional Learning

How has edtech supported social-emotional learning this year?

Is your school district struggling to find time to implement social-emotional learning (SEL)? If yes, you’re not alone. A study conducted in 2020 shows 59% of teachers don’t feel like […]

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State of Technology 2023

How do educators feel about tech this year?

After several very challenging years in and out of the classroom, it may seem like there’s more “normalcy” in schools recently—but is this true? As an ever-evolving industry, education is […]

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Creating Transformation Classroom

Transformation is happening. Here’s how you can be a part of it.

Judging from our 2022/2023 State of Technology in Education Report, the evidence is clear: school communities everywhere are on a transformation journey. A journey led by students—digital natives who believe […]

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2023 State of Technology in Education Report: The benefits of reflection in education

Reflecting on schoolwork is a core part of the learning process. Unfortunately, students are often left to do this on their own, without educators dedicating time to structured reflection in […]

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Evaluating interactive smart panels: the checklist

A healthy edtech ecosystem is one that’s right-sized for your school and district, future-proofed for years to come, and tailored to the community of teachers, students and administrators who rely […]

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Cherokee County School District

Dedicated technology director leaves a lasting legacy in Cherokee County

John James, director of information technology at Cherokee County School District (CCSD), knew that technology was the means for keeping students engaged in learning, and he was deeply committed to […]

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ActivPanel 9

The not-so-hidden gems of ActivPanel 9

On a project with as many moving parts as the engineering of our all-new flagship ActivPanel 9, everybody has a feature that becomes especially significant to them.   These details and […]

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right edtech for school needs

Finding the right edtech to meet school needs

In education, everyone has their own goals. To decide which edtech to invest in, you need to look at the requirements of your whole school community—teachers, leaders, IT administrators, and […]

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How to tell an edtech fad from a top tool

Edtech changes as much as the education landscape it supports, with new tools released and trends popping up all the time. While this offers school IT administrators a bounty of […]

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How do IT administrators feel about tech in their schools?

The benefits of technology on the teaching and learning experience are widely recognized. Edtech proved its value when schools were required to adapt to hybrid and remote learning—and it continues […]

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Creating Transformation Classroom

Creating transformation classrooms guide

Imagine a learning environment where all the tools a teacher needs are seamlessly connected. It’s a space that protects time for the planning, collaboration, and engagement that make lasting insights […]

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how to connect your classroom's edtech tools

How to connect your classroom’s edtech tools

To make the most of your edtech tools, it’s best to see them not as standalone devices or software, but as components that work together. Just as classrooms are designed […]

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Edtech upskilling for all levels of staff confidence 

For educators, edtech upskilling—keeping up with new technologies and upgrades to what they already use in the classroom—is a constant priority. It’s both important for the quality of their instruction […]

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A day in the life of a school IT administrator 

School IT administrators play a crucial role in supporting the day-to-day ecosystem, maintaining and upgrading edtech for classroom teaching and learning. It’s a demanding, important job that requires technical proficiency, […]

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Introducing our new and improved Promethean Web signed-in experience

The new Promethean Web brings our updated brand identity and our improved look and feel to the IT admin and teacher signed-in experiences—formerly known as the myPromethean portal. All functionality […]

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7 reasons you’ll love the all-new ActivPanel

At Promethean, we lead the way in next-generation interactive displays for education, and our interactive display is at the forefront.   From the stress of exams and marking to managing a […]

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What’s behind the all-new ActivPanel?

After years of research and development, we’re delighted to announce the launch of ActivPanel 9, an interactive whiteboard that brings simplicity and innovation to the changing world of educational technology. […]

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A Social-Emotional Learning Strategy

Contents: What is social-emotional learning? Differentiated learning for self-awareness and mindfulness Social awareness and emotional intelligence Reflective learning Collaboration and classroom community The benefits of social-emotional learning Schools have typically […]

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