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Amazon launches e-textbook publisher for educators

Amazon is rolling out a new e-textbook publishing service specifically for educators. Called Kindle Direct Publishing EDU, the self-publishing platform lets teachers create texts by marking up existing PDFs,…

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HP technology solutions aim to boost outcomes

As part of an effort to produce meaningful outcomes for students, teachers, and communities through the use of technology, HP has introduced assessment technology, hardware products, software bundles,…

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5 keys to a successful STEM program at your school

Interested in making the jump to STEM learning at your school? Mine was too. As an elementary math magnet school for nearly two decades, Mound School was looking…

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Meet Pecha Kucha, the Japanese presentations changing everything about PowerPoint

“Students, please remember to monotonously read every slide word-for-word when you present to the class.” Said no teacher ever. As I prepare for my presentation this week at the…

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Common Core, BYOD, assessments among districts’ budget priorities

An annual report based on two large-scale surveys of education decision-makers reveals that school technology budgets are growing stronger, school leaders are seeking Common Core-aligned instructional materials, and…

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Blackboard launches Charitable Giving Program

Blackboard Inc. has launched its Charitable Giving Program, the company announced. This year, more than $200,000 will be provided to multiple organizations to help foster education technology programs…

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Education gets spotlight in SOTU

President Obama in his Jan. 20, 2015 State of the Union Address highlighted the need for high-speed broadband for all Americans, access to higher education opportunities, and the…

Why technology must be invisible during ed tech roll outs

Why technology must be invisible during ed tech roll outs

One district leader shares his philosophy for invisible tech roll outs that focus on goals, not tools When it comes to classroom and infrastructure technology implementations, it’s the…

Innovation Corner
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7 steps to creating PLCs teachers want to use

At my district, the MSD of Wayne Township in Indianapolis, we have found that changing the way we think about teacher training not only benefits staff developers and…

7 TED Talks All About Mobile

7 TED Talks All About Mobile

This month's TED Talks focuses in on a subject near and dear to our thumbs—our mobile devices. TED Talks are some of today’s most popular examples of the internet’s…

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7 reasons why your school should teach robotics and game design

I love every aspect of programming—the frustration, the creativity, everything. I taught myself and now I’m lucky enough to teach students how to code, build robots, and design…

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These 6 questions determine if you’re technology rich, innovation poor

Think your school is innovative with tech? Answer these 6 questions and prepare to reassess At the start of a webinar I recently conducted for school leaders, I…

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5 ed tech predictions for 2015

Last year, in addition to the tremendous attention on Common Core’s ups and downs, educators also found time to weigh the merits of greater access to broadband in…

Higher Ed Corner
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6 steps to make your college workforce-ready

In the wake of President Obama’s SOTU address, national organizations and foundations are starting to bolster support for what they say are critical higher education-business pipelines, with the…

Educator Resource Centers

Successful Tips to Accelerate English Language Learning (ELL)

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English language learners (ELLs) face many obstacles compared to native English speakers. How can educators respond to significant challenges facing schools? Here’s what you need to know…

Teaching Essential 21st Century Skills

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Today’s students need more than just instruction in the core topic areas. They also need to learn key 21st-century skills that will serve them well in a globally…

Transforming Today’s Math Education

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Math can be a challenging subject for many middle and high school students—and schools and districts often struggle to find ways to improve math proficiency while sustaining student…

Navigating the New E-rate

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In a series of moves that mark the biggest changes to the E-rate in its 17-year history, the Federal Communications Commission has updated the nation’s school wiring program…

Mac to School

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Districts across the nation are facing a dilemma: How can you keep up with the changing landscape of expensive educational technology when budgets are tighter than ever? The…

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