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Katie Parsons

Katie Parsons edits SmartBrief newsletters on EdTech and Math Education. She has a background in news media, working at the Orlando Sentinel and Chicago Tribune as a researcher and reporter. She is the creator of the parenting blog Mumbling Mommy and her writing has appeared in 150+ online and in-print publications, including the Huffington Post, USA Today, GalTime, ChamberofCommerce.com and Florida Today. She is the co-author of The Five Year Journal, available on Amazon. Contact Katie at katie.parsons@futurenet.com.

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Tech equity, remote lessons and learning loss: Education conversations from March 2021
Tech equity, remote lessons and learning loss: Education conversations from March 2021

Here are some of our top education stories that ran during March, 2021.

Black History Month 2021: How teachers are adapting, stepping up
Black History Month 2021: How teachers are adapting, stepping up

Educators are facing a different landscape for Black History Month this year. Here’s how they are shifting practice out of necessity, relevancy.

STEM, school choice and software bias: Education conversations from Jan. 2021
STEM, school choice and software bias: Education conversations from Jan. 2021

Educators entered 2021 with a wealth of ideas on pedagogy -- particularly as it relates to remote learning. Read the conversations that educators were most interested in during January, 2021.

How the coronavirus pandemic changed educators’ conversations
How the coronavirus pandemic changed educators’ conversations

Here’s a look at what our TechTips experts wrote about when it came to best practices and massive shifts in how instruction was delivered after the coronavirus pandemic hit.

What did educators talk about, pre-pandemic?
What did educators talk about, pre-pandemic?

Here’s a look at what our TechTips experts had to say in 2020, before the pandemic changed the course of schooling.

What the coronavirus is revealing to parents about edtech
What the coronavirus is revealing to parents about edtech

Parents are more invested than ever in what their children are learning out of pure necessity. So, how can edtech providers make the most of this moment in time to improve their own offerings? 

FETC 2020: A glimpse at the next decade of edtech
FETC 2020: A glimpse at the next decade of edtech

A new decade brought a flurry of ideas and potential for the edtech industry.

Seen and heard at ISTE19
Seen and heard at ISTE19

From living in an AI world to amplifying student voice, highlights from ISTE19.

Rebranding and trends in TV and video advertising led SmartBrief's top-clicked media, technology and advertising stories for Q3

New logos and GDPR led the stories that marketing decision-makers clicked and read during the second quarter of 2018

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