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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Pairing Technologies With Your Interactive Whiteboard

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    How can an educator make an interactive whiteboard even more effective? By pairing it with other classroom technologies and tools! Interactive whiteboards offer a great deal of flexibility with the types of technologies and web-based tools you can pair them with, heightening learning and collaboration. Continue reading

  9. Five Great Free Educational Websites

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    For the ever-busy educator, finding free educational resources can be an incredibly daunting task. To make this task easier, the BoardShare team compiled a list of free educational websites. Using this list, we selected five great websites for teachers to utilize in the classroom.
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  10. The Power Of Affordable Interactive Technology

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    Although digital whiteboards have been around since 1991, research has only recently revealed how powerful their effect on learning and retention can be. What impact can interactive technology have on students, and why is it important that these products remain affordable and accessible? Continue reading

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