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5 AV trends transforming the Common Core

Much of the talk surrounding the Common Core State Standards has been about the content being taught, but few are discussing the audio hardware that districts need to have in…

How-to
America has a STEM crisis–and this is how to solve it

Products that use principles of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) can be found in many of our children’s most valued possessions – from video game systems to computers to…

Audio technology you don’t realize you need

If students can’t hear, they can’t learn. It’s that simple, which is why lead audiologist Dr. Donna Massine has spent the past 23 years working hard to make sure the…

How-to
The Minnesota Tundra can’t freeze personalized literacy

The Lakeville Area Public Schools’ (LAPS) vision of world-class, personalized learning has driven and accelerated our work in digital learning both inside and outside of the classroom. Personalized learning has the…

Resource
Past Google’s first page: Gauging students’ global search skills

“Did he seriously just ask that? How old is this guy?” Well yes, I recently seriously just asked a group of students if they knew how to use Google.…

Opinion
How Apple can improve students struggling with writing

I was teaching special education students in grades 5 and 6 in an inner city school in Canton. Time was going by and students continued to struggle with writing. I…

Opinion
Write for my teacher, or publish to the world?

When students participate in out-of-class learning, teachers should recognize that potential Fifteen years ago, a student I never taught forever changed my perspective on how students perceive authentic teaching and…

Resource
Problem solving skills: The value added by maker spaces

Great problem solvers share a number of key characteristics—and here are 10 in particular.…

Opinion
Personalized learning: Not just for students

For more than 20 years, educators and ed-tech companies have pursued the promise that personalized instruction can raise student achievement. So why has so little work been done in personalizing…

Opinion
Resource
Being assessment ready–now

Ask a school district technology leader what is his or her top priority this year, and you’re likely to hear the response: “Getting ready for the new high stakes, technology-based…