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Helpful articles, webinars, and resources curated by the Dyknow team with Teachers, Tech Coaches and Administrators in mind.

Bringing Diversity and EdTech to the English Classroom

Bringing Diversity and EdTech to the English Classroom

On this episode of Tackling Tech, Tierra Leustig interviews Scott Bayer about being an anti-racist teacher, diversifying reading lists, creating inclusive learning environments, and leveraging ed-tech in non-technical ELA classrooms. Scott Bayer is a High School...

The Secret to Effective Professional Development

The Secret to Effective Professional Development

On this episode of Tackling Tech, Tierra interviews Eric Griffith, the Director of Media and Training at Mobile Technical Services based in Ohio. Eric shares how he conducts effective professional development training and advises teachers on integrating technology...

The Difference between Content Filters and Device Monitoring Software

The Difference between Content Filters and Device Monitoring Software

As technology becomes standard in the everyday K-12 classroom, concerns around device distractions have become a top-of-mind issue for teachers, admins, and tech coaches. Students are getting off task and getting distracted by websites and apps during school hours and...

3 Reasons Why Content Filters Aren’t Cutting It in 2021

3 Reasons Why Content Filters Aren’t Cutting It in 2021

 In 2021 schools are looking for new ways to combat distractions that technology and devices provide in the classroom. As K-12 education shifts towards an EdTech initiative, new distractions have arisen that play a huge role in how students progress throughout a...

Why Device Distractions are a Threat to Teachers in 2021

Why Device Distractions are a Threat to Teachers in 2021

Device Distractions are like a virus - they wreak havoc on students’ attention, taking away from valuable class time, and make school-issued devices more like paperweights than instructional enhancements.  As devices become more prevalent in K-12 classrooms teachers...

How to Choose and Use EdTech that Actually Works

How to Choose and Use EdTech that Actually Works

On this episode of Tackling Tech, Tierra interviews Brian Seymour, Director of Instructional Technology for the Pickerington Local School District in Ohio. Brian recently wrote an article on EdSurge titled “Trust the Process, How to Choose and Use EdTech that Actually...