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Erik Day

Erik Day
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Erik is a project coordinator at Getting Smart. Follow him on Twitter: @ErkDay.

10 New EdTech Apps for the New School Year

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These 10 apps provide teachers and students with creative and fun approaches to a variety of aspects of everyday classroom life.

7 Reasons and Resources for EdTech Gamification in Education

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It comes as no surprise that many are seeking ways to introduce new and innovative EdTech games into their curriculum. Should you join them in giving it a try?

100 Education Hashtags for Teachers and EdLeaders

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Hashtags can help you take part in important conversations and make valuable connections whether you’re a teacher, principal or superintendent. Here are 100 of our favorites.

Digital Promise Making Research Accessible to Educators

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Solid research is the underpinning of innovations that have a truly positive impact on those whom they touch. In this post, we look at a new tool that's improving access to relevant, high-quality education research.

Getting Smart Podcast | Involving Teachers in the Process of Innovation

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Teacher voice and engagement are crucial to the success of a pilot program. In this podcast, we hear more about how those seeking to design a pilot can ensure that teachers are a valuable part of the process of innovation.

Getting Smart Podcast | The Details Behind Pilot Design

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So you’ve decided that you want to plan a pilot for a new EdTech tool. Where to start? There are a number of factors that affect the outcome a pilot, from the technical down to the cultural. In this podcast, we take a detailed look at those factors.

Getting Smart Podcast | Using Pilot Programs as a Foundation for Innovation

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What do you do when you think a new program or EdTech tool could benefit your district or school's students, but you just aren't 100% sure? In part one of this three-part series on pilot design best practices, we look at how you can make an informed decision.

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