Myboardshare blogs

  1. BoardShare 101: Setup Tricks

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    “The hardest thing about getting started, is getting started.” Wise words from Guy Kawasaki! For many educators, getting started with education technology can be the trickiest step. When it comes to setting up BoardShare, there are many tips and tricks we can offer. Here are some of our most helpful suggestions. Continue reading

  2. Cool Tools From CETPA 2017

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    The BoardShare team has seen some incredibly amazing products at every conference we attend, and the CETPA conference last week in sunny Pasadena was no exception! Here are some of the coolest tools we saw in the exhibit hall! Continue reading

  3. Halloween Educational Activities

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    Halloween is next week, and that means lots of Halloween-themed activities in the classroom! Here are some great interactive activities and games for the spookiest holiday of the year.  Continue reading

  4. Winter's Coming: Preparing Your Budget

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    Although the new school semester may seem like ages away, many educators can attest that semesters seem to begin and end in the blink of an eye. The winter is a critical time for preparing a new budget. What steps can be taken to adequately prepare? Continue reading

  5. The Important Work Of AdoptAClassroom.org

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    With the destruction left in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, many are rallying to assist those who have been impacted. AdoptAClassroom.org, one of BoardShare's amazing partners, has been a critical organization for helping educators in many of the impacted areas. What is AdoptAClassroom.org, and how can you help with their hurricane relief efforts? Continue reading

  6. Unforeseen Costs Of Expensive Education Technology

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    In a recent study conducted by the Technology For Education Consortium, it was reported that school districts are overcharged by at least $3 billion on hardware and software each year. Much of this is due to a lack of transparency from education technology companies, but it begs another important question -- why are expensive education technology products so alluring, and what are you really paying for? Continue reading

  7. Creative Ways To Use An Interactive Whiteboard

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    Last month, we announced that we were giving away 100 BoardShare units to schools in need of interactive technology. We received an overwhelming number of well-written and thoughtful applications from educators around the country. Through these applications, we gained many new insights into the current state of interactive technology, and how interactive whiteboards can be used. Continue reading

  8. Nasco Teacher Celebration: Critical Back To School Topics

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    With the new school year rapidly approaching, there are many critical topics that educators should be discussing discussing. At Nasco's annual Teacher Celebration event last week, they hosted a wide array of professional development sessions, many of which were pertinent for the upcoming school year. Here are some of the important topics they covered. Continue reading

  9. Must-See ISTE 2017

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    In less than a week, thousands of dedicated teachers, principals, technology directors, and other education professionals will gather in beautiful San Antonio. Their mission? To continue expanding their knowledge about education technology. The International Society for Technology in Education is hosting their annual conference near the scenic San Antonio River Walk. Here are some great things for attendees to check out! Continue reading

  10. 10 Books For Teachers' Summer Reading Lists

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    Summer reading isn’t just for students! With the school year coming to a close, teachers can finally take some extra time to catch up on some reading. Here are some great books for educators to read this summer.  Continue reading

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