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Who is Arey Jones?

Posted by Arey Jones on Jan 23, 2019 3:01:45 PM

The New Year is a time to look forward, make resolutions and leave old business behind. That’s not to say you forget your roots, your history. So who is Arey Jones? We have a long history that’s been weaved into technology and education for more than 100 years.

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Topics: Arey Jones, Educational Services, Educational Technology, LastPass

Most Popular Devices of 2018

Posted by Arey Jones on Jan 16, 2019 3:30:00 PM

Chromebooks are at the forefront of edtech devices and for good reason. Need a device that’s sturdy enough to take what kids can dish out? Go for a Chromebook. Need something powerful enough to meet all your app and online needs? Grab a Chromebook. How about something that does all of the above, while still staying comfortably in budget? You got, Chromebook.

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Topics: Chromebooks, Chromebooks In Schools, Lenovo, HP, Dell

9 Tools for 2019

Posted by Arey Jones on Jan 9, 2019 3:00:00 PM

You’re back from winter break, refreshed and ready to get back to work. Why not implement some of the best tools for 2019 to help? There are a plethora of apps and extensions that can help you, your teachers and students make the most of the new year.

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Topics: Microsoft, Google Docs, OneNote, Google, Microsoft Teams, EdTechTeam, Flipgrid, Winter Professional Development, Google Authenticator, Grammarly, LastPass, Google Keep, CheckMark

Our Favorite Tech Updates in 2018

Posted by Arey Jones on Dec 26, 2018 1:45:00 PM

The next few months will likely be spent looking forward at all the great tech and updates rolling out in 2019, that we wanted to take a breath and look at all the updates we loved in 2018.

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Topics: Educational Technology, Academic Technology, Technology In The Classroom

Plan Your Winter Break Now

Posted by Arey Jones on Dec 19, 2018 3:00:00 PM

Winter break is almost here. For a few short weeks, the halls will quiet down and emails and phone calls will slow to a trickle. While this time promises a moment to relax, it is also a mere speed bump until the next semester and the accompanying laundry list of to-dos. But before that busy time comes, take a moment to set goals and expectations for things you want to accomplish during these precious few short weeks. 

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Topics: Professional Development, Teacher Professional Development, Manager Professional Development, Administrator Professional Development, Winter Professional Development

What will the Classroom Look Like in the Future?

Posted by Arey Jones on Dec 12, 2018 3:00:00 PM

Do you remember a time when classrooms didn’t have laptops or the Internet? Technological advances such as these have become such a huge part of our daily lives that most of us can’t remember life without them, or even want to. But, believe or not, there was a time when photocopiers and handheld calculators were the height of educational technology. Thankfully most classrooms in the United States have graduated to bigger (or smaller), faster, more efficient technology. It begs to ask the question then, what will the classroom look like in the future? 

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Topics: Classroom Technology, Technology In The Classroom, Paperless Classroom

Microsoft Teams For Education: Are you on board yet?

Posted by Arey Jones on Nov 27, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Microsoft Teams in Office 365 Education is just into its second year since launching in June 2017 and is being touted as one of the best ways to further classroom engagement, strengthen professional learning communities and streamline staff communication.

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Topics: Microsoft Education, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Teams, Manager Professional Development, Administrator Professional Development, Office 365

Combine OneNote And Flipgrid To Make EdTech Magic

Posted by Arey Jones on Nov 19, 2018 3:00:00 PM

Learning today is digital, interactive and even 3D, so why shouldn’t it be social as well? Microsoft Teams, the digital hub that brings conversations, content, assignments and apps together in one place, has integrated Flipgrid into its Microsoft Teams for Education.

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Topics: Microsoft Education, Microsoft OneNote, OneNote Education, Flipgrid

Try These Webinars For Professional Development

Posted by Arey Jones on Nov 12, 2018 3:00:00 PM

Webinars have become a popular method for professional development and for good reason; they offer direct contact with an instructor, give you the ability to interact with an audience and save traveling time and expenses. It’s no surprise there are plenty of webinars out there to choose from.

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Topics: Microsoft Education, Google Education, EdTechTeam, Webinars, Manager Professional Development, Administrator Professional Development, Resources for educators, ASCD, Education Week

3 Ways to Inspire More Girls to Choose STEM Career Paths

Posted by Arey Jones on Nov 5, 2018 3:00:00 PM

Technology is a burgeoning career field and one that’s predicted to grow faster than any other in the United States between now and 2030, but girls still aren’t a big part of this industry. In fact, a Microsoft study shows only a fraction of girls and women are likely to pursue degrees related to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) subjects. 

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Topics: STEM, Microsoft Education, Resources for educators

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