Highlights from the 2022 Illinois State Fair STEAM Expo

The 2022 Illinois State Fair may be over, but we had such a great time participating in this year’s Tech Prairie STEAM Expo. Check out these highlights from our 4-day STEM Playground, including drone racing, an esports tournament, and nearly 500 3D printed butter cows!

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Top 4 Podcasts for Teachers and Coaches

Podcasts are the perfect way to expand your horizons and discover new teaching strategies from outside your district without straining your already tight schedule. Our team is full of avid podcast listeners. Here are 4 of their favorites that you can listen to while commuting to work or grading papers.

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Google Workspace for Education Updates You Can Use This School Year

While you’ve been enjoying some well-earned rest and relaxation this summer, Google has been busy beefing up many of its most popular apps and tools. From tweaks to built-in accessibility to advances in adaptive learning, many of these updates could make a noteworthy difference in your digitally-connected classroom this coming school year. Read all about the latest Google improvements in this month’s update digest!

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School Law Update: Top Tech Issues for the 2022-23 School Year

Hey, school administrators! The new school year is just around the corner, making now a great time to brush up on some of the legal issues facing education and technology right now. Check out this webinar debrief for timely insights on data privacy, student social media use, digital accessibility, and more.

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Everything We Loved & Learned at ISTELive 22

Just back from the Crescent City, the LTC team had a blast at ISTELive 22 in New Orleans. Between the big bands and beignets, they had the chance to connect with countless educators and learn from edtech visionaries from across the country. Take a peek to see how our team spent their time in the Big Easy, including their favorite parts about this year’s gathering and their post-conference plans.

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7 EdTech Books to Add to your Summer Reading List

Still have a little room left in your vacation-bound suitcase? Why not slip in an edtech book so that you can continue growing while you soak up some well-earned rest and relaxation. These 7 books are some of our team’s favorites, too, so you can bet that they’ll be a reliable resource for you heading into the next school year!

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3 Ways to Relieve Tech Fatigue for Teachers

Feeling fed up with your classroom’s Chromebooks? Growing tired at the prospect of learning another new app or platform? You may be experiencing tech fatigue, a real condition that can put a serious strain on your mental health. Here are 3 ways you can work toward relieving your tech fatigue over summer break!

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4 End-of-Year Tech Tips to Prepare for Summer

Summer break is nearly here! But before you close your laptop and hit the beach, take some time to review these timely tech tips from our team geared toward helping you get your digital devices and resources in order. #4 is such a great idea!

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Lead the Conversation! Submit an IETC 2022 Proposal

Proposal submission is now open for IETC 2022! This is your chance to share your unique perspectives on tech integration strategies, instructional practices, tech infrastructure, and more with 800+ attendees. Plus, there are great benefits in it for you – including free admission. Here’s a quick rundown on what you need to know to submit a proposal for this year’s illuminating conference.

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Share What Works in Digital Literacy @ #DigLitCon

Mark your calendars! The LTC-hosted Digital Literacy Conference is returning this fall, offering teachers, administrators, technology coaches, and library media specialists a focused opportunity to discover what works in digital literacy. Submit a proposal today for your chance to connect with like-minded educators focused of fostered the next generation of productive digital citizens.

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