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Three critical requirements to transform virtual schools

Full-time, online public schools originated as alternatives to traditional education approaches and were even bandied about as ways to revolutionize the learning paradigm. Now, they too are in need of…

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How gaming is reshaping the way museums teach

The success of most video games is measured by how fun they are. Not so the games of New York's American Museum of Natural History.Here, if a game is too…

5 must-watch TED Talks

The nonprofit Technology, Education and Design (TED) is “devoted to spreading ideas,” according to its mission statement. How does it do that?By recording and posting various talks on different topics,…

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10 follow-worthy education blogs

Education blogs are one of the top ways to learn about new educational technologies, trends, and classroom practices. Sometimes, learning from the perspective of other teachers, administrators, and ed-tech professionals…

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Campus Counts thinks outside the campus security box

One of the most challenging aspects of being a school administrator is addressing the ongoing concerns about safety and security for the students and staff.When I moved into my position…

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How to avoid classroom cheating

Snapchat—snap a photo with a smartphone and the image disappears 10 seconds after the receiver opens it. Great for selfies, but also for sending answers on a test. …

Digital Issue Article
Let’s stop saying ‘technology’

I have an idea. Let’s stop using the word “technology.” I have a feeling that the sooner we get this word out of our vocabulary, the sooner we can speak…

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Common Core’s challenges and opportunities

It is an exciting time in education. We have an opportunity to ensure that all students develop the skills and understanding necessary to succeed in a highly literate world.While this…

Opinion
Fluency: A key to reading success

According to a recent National Assessment of Educational Progress report, approximately 33 percent of fourth grade students read at a level considered “below basic.”Over the past 20 years, the percentage…

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Chino Valley Unified prepare for Common Core with new technology

Like every other school district in California, Chino Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) is in the midst of implementing the new Common Core standards for math and language arts instruction,…