The world of ed tech is a crazy one—it seems like every week there’s a new tool (or Pokemon?) to try. With so much noise to wade through, funding to use and budgetary deadlines to meet, it’s no wonder many schools underuse an alarming percentage of ed tech tools they purchase, resulting in wasted funds and precious teaching time. How can one make sense of the barrage of techie services out there? We’ve compiled an ed tech due diligence checklist to help. Here are ten questions to ask when evaluating ed tech tools for your school (with input from our…
Many of our Flocabulary superfans are not only dedicated educators but also avid bloggers who love writing about new and innovative edtech tools that revolutionize the classroom. This fall we partnered with some of these all-star blogging educators, and we’re excited to share how they use Flocabulary to boost student engagement and achievement!
Flocabulary understands the budgetary constraints many US schools face. As the need for supplemental ed tech resources increases, these financial limitations have proven to be more than a mere inconvenience. These powerful tools that boost student engagement and achievement should not be considered luxuries, but necessities that are accessible to all academic institutions, no matter their budgetary circumstance.
If you missed our inaugural #FlocabChat last month, fret not—our next chat is only a week away. We were amazed at the turnout of our first chat, with 48 participants and over 500 tweets sent. It was a whirlwind (and an awesome one at that)!
You already know that Flocabulary has an innovative and talented creative team, with an average of four new Flocab videos produced every week. Creativity at Flocabulary runs deep, and spreads widely across all functions, including our Sales, Customer Success and Engineering teams. We love when students show enthusiasm for the arts and creative fields. However, the time they devote to artistic interests often begins to dwindle as they get older—whether it’s due to day jobs, college or other responsibilities. The idea of being a musician, producer or writer may seem impractical after reaching adulthood.