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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. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura http://twitter.com/eSN_Laura

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Schools can win up to 30 TechJacket device cases

Trident Case has announced an opportunity for schools to outfit a classroom with up to 30 TechJacket cases. Through the contest, which began on June 10, schools can submit an…

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14 do’s and don’ts of successful tech integration

Embarking on a technology integration plan or beginning a technology pilot can be daunting. However, mapping out a clear path, being flexible, and communicating the stakeholders can help that plan…

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Ed groups launch efforts to build ‘trusted learning environment’

In today’s technology-rich landscape, school systems across the country are tasked with protecting student data and effectively communicating privacy policies and related measures to parents and communities. To address this responsibility…

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LOC releases new Student Discovery Sets for tablets

Pages from the scrapbooks of the activists who fought for women’s suffrage. A political cartoon from the pen of Benjamin Franklin. Photos by Ansel Adams of Japanese Americans living in…

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Insight works with education leaders on Microsoft Server security

The Insight Enterprises, Inc. Public Sector team will speak to the risks of failing to address the pending end of service for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 at the International Society…

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MakerBot launches 3D printing classroom guide

Thousands of educators throughout the U.S. are embracing 3D printing as a new way to teach 21st century skills and prepare students for the jobs of the future. Taking the…

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Free resource targets writing via social studies instruction

In the push to create digital learning resources for schools, developers say social studies have largely been ignored. EDC’s Zoom In aims to fill that void. Zoom In is a…

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New tool tracks state educator prep programs

The University of North Carolina system’s new Educator Quality Dashboard provides public access to the university’s research and trend data on the performance of North Carolina’s public school educators. Built with…

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Can blending tech into data collection deepen interest in STEM?

Research shows a growing global demand for qualified science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) professions. But many schools struggle with how to deepen students’ understanding of scientific concepts, while engaging and…

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Mimio unveils MimioMobile for browsers

In an effort to expand teachers’ ability to create unsurpassed collaborative learning environments, Mimio has launched two major updates to its MimioClassroom family of interactive teaching technologies: the MimioProjector 280T…