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10 privacy steps for every district

It would be hard to name an issue that has taken the education technology world by storm as has student data privacy over the past year. To address this issue,…

How-to
5 ways to create a performance-based school climate

Students’ learning is affected by academic as well as nonacademic factors. Enabling them to achieve their full potential requires integrating learning outcome data with information about special needs, interventions and…

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Trying to change teacher practice? Enlist ‘Bob’

Perhaps the most frequent question I get from school administrators is: How can I get my teachers to use technology? It’s often voiced by a school principal, ed-tech admin, or superintendent…

How-to
How to minimize digital classroom distractions

Using technology in the classroom can also bring multiple distractions to students. As an educator, how can you confront this dilemma?…

Opinion
What should we make of the South Korean tutoring boom?

To say that South Korea takes its private tutoring seriously would be an understatement. In fact, spending on private tutoring in South Korea has surpassed spending on public education in…

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3D printing in your classroom–so what?

3D printing in your classroom–so what?

Two years ago, I was telling a friend about 3D printing, and she thought I was teasing her. After watching several YouTube videos and reading a few articles, she reluctantly…

Opinion
Increasing student participation with Google Drive

It’s no secret that recent technological changes have altered the face of childhood education. Walk into a classroom these days and you will see laptops, tablets, and even smart phones…

Opinion
Poverty and the perception of poverty–how both matter for schooling outcomes

Compensating for students’ socio-economic disadvantage is one of the greatest challenges facing teachers,school leaders and education systems as a whole. However, data from PISA show that some countries are much…

Opinion
Five tips to find the right ed-tech partner for your school district

When choosing ed-tech partners for your district, you must look beyond the cost, features and functionality of the products you choose It’s happened – your school is transitioning from traditional…

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27 academic writing resources for students

All teachers and educators are familiar with such a problem of every student as writing. Often, it appears to be very difficult for them to write an essay, accomplish a…