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Brebeuf Jesuit’s Professional Development Helps Teachers Grow

Posted by Joe Clarkin on Apr 28, 2016 4:00:00 AM

When she first started at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School – located in Indianapolis – nine years ago, Assistant Principal Jen LaMaster described the school’s professional development programs as “hit or miss.” Back then, she was hired to ramp up the school’s professional development programs related to Educational Technology, and although she’s since moved into an administrative role, she jokes that Brebeuf Jesuit has come so far that they’ve made her old job obsolete.

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MBS Direct Expert Q&A: eContent Support

Posted by Dean Asher on Mar 30, 2016 8:17:43 AM

Though it’s proven quite popular, eContent is a relatively new and rapidly changing option in the grand scheme of course materials. As a result, it’s often misunderstood by administrators, faculty and students alike.

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Why Schools Struggle to Meet High-Speed Internet Demands

Posted by Joe Clarkin on Nov 19, 2015 9:45:00 AM

With more and more schools using technology in the classroom, it has become critical to integrate a functional, high-speed network into their campus infrastructure. And while the vast majority of schools realize the importance of decent internet, actually implementing a plan that seamlessly puts your students, faculty and staff online is much easier said than done.

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3 Ways Mobile Apps Have Changed Education

Posted by Dean Asher on Nov 4, 2015 11:06:02 AM

It's a mobile world. Students use their mobile devices to communicate, play, document their lives and, yes, even learn. More and more institutions are agreeing they need to adapt the way they teach to better suit their digital-native students, and Lahary Ravuri believes apps are the way to go. In a guest post at EmergingEdTech, she outlined how mobile apps are changing the face of the classroom. We pulled some of our favorite examples, but be sure to read her full post to see everything.

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