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Articles by Laura Devaney

States with the costliest teacher attrition
Laura Devaney is the eSchool News Managing Editor. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Laura interned at eSchool Media while attending UMD, and upon graduating, Laura was lucky enough to join the eSchool Media team. She enjoys covering mobile and handheld technologies, BYOD trends, equity in broadband access, and special education.

When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, boating, and rooting for the Terps.

Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura

States with the costliest teacher attrition

Teacher attrition costs the United States up to $2.2 billion a year, and states including California and Texas are among the top when it comes to financial impact.A new report…

10 ways to tell you’re a tech-savvy educator

Technology is a necessary part of formal and informal learning today. After all, students will need tech skills as they move into college and the workforce.Using tech in the classroom…

App of the Week: Browse the Earth’s visual history

What did Earth’s continents and oceans look like 250 million years ago, or even 1 billion years ago? What do we know about the climate back when our planet formed?…

How Minecraft can help with Common Core math

As gaming gains steam and loses its stigma in the wake of educators who champion its engaging nature, more teachers are incorporating the strategy into their instruction.One gaming strategy involves…

12 STEM resources for all grades

In classrooms across the nation, STEM education is hailed as one of the most important concepts for today's students.After all, STEM know-how, coupled with skills such as problem solving and…

Digital interactive classroom history, civics resources

Flexible, free digital resources help students delve into history, journalism, and more The Newseum Digital Classroom is a free, cross-disciplinary classroom resource featuring interactive timelines, archival videos and downloadable historic front…

6 ways to leverage social media in school

Though some educators are hesitant to embrace it, social media has taken education by storm. All it takes is one look online to see the proof: educators have formed professional…

15 OER tools for educators

As educators and students clamor for relevant and engaging digital content, many are turning to open educational resources (OER)--educational materials that are free to use under a special license.These materials…

3 ways internet filtering inhibits learning

Growing up in the digital age means that students have an infinite amount of information available through the internet, but it also means learning reasonable and safe behavior while online.Federal…

July: 4 education grants you don’t want to miss

From STEM learning to financial literacy, learn more about these new July grants.…

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