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Opinion
Should schools monitor social media sites used by students?

As principal of Decatur Middle School, it is my goal to make sure that all of our students’ academic needs are met throughout the school year. However, as instances of…

Opinion
Top 5 reasons why we need tablets in every classroom

Season's Greetings folks! It is once again that time of the year. A time for joy, good eats, and last minute shopping. I for one am guilty as charged for…

How-to
Five must-have tools for social studies instruction

What are the ed-tech tools that educators can’t live without? Each month, we’ll ask a different reader. Geography and More: Google Earth This amazing tool can be used for more…

Digital Issue Article
Overcoming ‘print disabled’ curriculum

One of the signature findings of the cognitive revolution of mind, brain and education research over the last few decades has been the overwhelming recognition of the tremendous diversity of…

Opinion
Trends towards scalable personalized learning with technology

For the past few years, the innovation was around school models, with ideas ranging from classroom rotation to flex, with schools experimenting with different configurations around time, place and people…

How-to
How to prepare for eRate funding year 2014

Here are several strategies to help you get the most out of the new eRate funding year.…

Opinion
Walk on the Light Side

Sometimes a sense of humor is the best I.T. defense. Some days (and weeks) it seems like school IT is all project management and troubleshooting. But there are side-splitting, jaw-dropping moments…

Opinion
Our new reality: Social media monitoring in school

As principal of Decatur Middle School, it is my goal to make sure that all of our students’ academic needs are met throughout the school year. However, as instances of…

How technology is transforming student counseling

Almost a year has passed since the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where 20 school children and six school staff members were killed. It is…

Opinion
How an iPad can overcome ‘print disabled’ curriculum

One of the signature findings of the cognitive revolution of mind, brain and education research over the last few decades has been the overwhelming recognition of the tremendous diversity of…