Chalkboards have been used in schools for more than 400 years. White boards entered classrooms in the 1990’s, and schools are now installing Interactive White Boards. Meanwhile, many teachers have experienced the benefits of using Microsoft OneNote as a digital whiteboard in the classroom, without the costs. If you already have a basic understanding of OneNote, […]
Good communication between teachers and parents is vital to ensure that both are working toward the same goals—helping students learn and grow. The ability to easily communicate with parents helps them stay informed about the status of their child’s schoolwork (meaning no surprises), and it helps parents be a part of their child’s education both […]
Microsoft Office 365 provides an indispensable set of tools for teachers and students. Here are our top 10 Office 365 tips for teachers who want to get more out of Office. It wasn’t easy to pick just 10!
If you aren’t using formative assessments yet, you are missing out on a way to gather valuable information that informs your teaching while setting your students up for success. What are formative assessments? When we talk about assessments in education, the focus is often on the summative or final assessments. While summative assessments conducted at […]
At a time when text messages and messaging apps are a major form of communication among young people, it makes sense to build learning applications that take advantage of these essential communications tools. That is precisely what Microsoft Teams is designed for. Most young people today have grown up in a digital world, where devices, services […]
Our experience at ISTE 2018, June 24-27 in Chicago, was beyond exciting. Dubbed “the epicenter of edtech,” ISTE is the place to see and experience the technologies, trends and inspirations that are shaping the future of education. Our Skooler presence in the Microsoft Education booth gave us the chance to rub elbows with some of […]
Education technology is here to stay. For some, the process of digitization may seem forced. When technology doesn’t fit the way we work, it adds complexity. It can feel like we’re using technology for technology’s sake, just to have it on the agenda. It doesn’t have to be this way. Education technology should be simple to […]
Skooler is on a mission to make K-12 education better – for students, parents, teachers and administrators – with tools that encourage better communication, improve educational outcomes and prepare students for their professional lives. We sat down with Skooler founder Tor Ove Henriksen to talk about his inspiration in starting Skooler, why he decided to […]