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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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Digital Issue Article
10 traits of tech-savvy educators

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.…

How-to
Key strategies for tablet success

It seems tablets are in more classrooms, in more districts, each day. But as experience shows, simply purchasing and distributing tablets doesn't mean students will be more engaged with their…

App of the Week: Interactive whiteboards for everyone

This app features interactive whiteboard functionality for collaboration and brainstorming.…

Resource
7 resources for student collaboration

Collaboration is increasingly emerging as one of today's top skills. Part of the 4Cs, it is needed in K-12 classrooms, in higher education, and in the workforce. Students who leverage…

Digital Issue Article
‘What’s your data protection policy?

Student data is a hot topic these days, and as the new school year kicks off, educators and school leaders are examining their data storage and data security practices to…

Resource
5 steps to a problem-solving classroom culture

Problem solving is one of today’s top skills—and the math classroom is one of the best places to help students build these skills.…

Interactive U.S. history series for tablets

As the new school year begins, the Library of Congress invites students everywhere to touch, draw on and explore some of its most valuable treasures—all via a new set of…

Digital Issue Article
5 emerging trends in today’s libraries

Technology and digital resources are expanding rapidly in U.S. libraries, and important tech tools that serve entire communities are available at nearly all libraries across the nation.…

News
Project-based learning moves into classrooms

Through project-based learning, students achieve a deeper understanding of lessons as they investigate and attempt to solve real-world problems.…

App of the Week: Explore the solar system

Name: Planets What is it? 3D guide to the solar system for aspiring astronomers Best for: Students and teachers Price: Free Requirements: iOS 3.0 or later; Android 2.3 and up…