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Articles by Laura Devaney

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.

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Google Wave for the K-12 classroom

Here I am at a session about Google Wave (presenters: Tim Stack, Utah Education Network, Jared Covili, and Mitchell Jorgensen). I have always been intrigued by this technology, but have…

Words that inspire

Live ISTE Blog - One of my favorite quotes comes from Uncle Ben of Spider-Man fame... "With great power, comes great responsibility." I'm pretty sure that Stan Lee wasn't thinking…

Protect teachers, too

Most often, talk about securing campuses centers around protecting the students. But there are times that we have to remember that we need to...…

Turning lives around with technology: The Intel Education Service Corps

"It's Friday night, and six Intel employees, sitting in a row, are sweating buckets," Jason Cheah recalls of his first day in Vietnam. "We're sitting in a wide open…

ISTE explores global solutions to education reform

ISTE 2010 opened its third day with a panel discussion featuring global perspectives on how education can best benefit from excellence and innovation.…

The Hall Show: Interactive classrooms

Live ISTE Blog - Raise your hand if you know Hall Davidson? Those of you who raised your hand are in the majority (and you've probably freaked out everyone sitting…

Teaching with Moodle: Tips for enhanced course design

Teaching with Moodle: Tips for enhanced course design

Live ISTE Blog - My first ISTE session was Teaching Moodle:Tips for Enhanced Course Design. My goal in attending the session was to get some ideas on how to create…

Study reveals factors in ed-tech success

Schools with one-to-one computing programs have fewer discipline problems, lower dropout rates, and higher rates of college attendance than schools with a higher ratio of students to computers, according to…

Participating in the ISTE 2010 Tweet-Up at Marlowe’s

Live ISTE Blog – Last night I arrived in Denver, and met my roommate in the airport for ISTE 2010 for the first time.  We’d actually met and arranged to…

Making the most of ISTE sessions

Live ISTE Blog: Denver…where the air is clean and the atmosphere has us panting after walking a short flight of steps. It's a great place to host ISTE 2010. My…