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How to graduate globally competitive students

During a recent webinar, Microsoft executive Cameron Evans discussed four key skills that students will need if they want to succeed in the new global economy.…

Deliver the Bilingual Advantage

Preparing today’s students with 21st Century skills increasingly includes language. The Academy for International Education (AIE), a tuition-free public charter school in South Florida/Miami-Dade, has implemented an exciting language learning “technogogy”…

$4K grants for senior high math teachers

Connecting Mathematics to Other Subject Areas Grants for Grades 9–12 Teachers The purpose of this grant is to create senior high classroom materials or lessons connecting mathematics to other fields.…

$1.2-$2M federal STEM grants

Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) The Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) program through research and model-building activities seeks to build understandings of best practice factors,…

Four $5K grants for financial literacy programs

The Financially Literate Youth Grant Program, from CompareCards, provides funding for financial literacy programs in K-12 schools. Four $5,000 grants will be awarded to schools implementing or planning to implement…

$20K grants for middle, high school STEM projects

The Verizon Innovative App Challenge provides the opportunity for middle school and high school students, working with a faculty advisor, to apply their STEM knowledge, ingenuity, and creativity to develop…

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Nation’s largest ed-tech conference set to begin

ISTE 2014, the nation’s largest ed-tech conference, is about to begin in Atlanta—and eSchool Media will be there, bringing you live coverage throughout the event.…

Digital Issue Article
Formative assessment: Strategies for success

How can formative assessment be used to support the curriculum? This was the subject of a recent webinar sponsored by SunGard K-12 Education, during which two experts revealed their strategies…

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Lamp-free projectors: A bright idea that’s catching on

Solid-state illumination can reduce the total cost of ownership for projectors, advocates say­—while saving the environment as well. For these reasons and more, a growing number of schools and other…

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3 things you might not know about Google for Education

What does it mean to “go Google” as a K-12 school or district? In a recent eSchool News webinar, James Leonard from the Google for Education team gave an overview…