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Articles by Laura Devaney

Is U.S. innovation lacking?
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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Is U.S. innovation lacking?

Measuring innovation is critical to effecting change and improvement in education--and in fact, knowing how practices impact education on an international scale could improve education across the globe, according to…

SMPTE IBC2014 Preview

Visit the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) at IBC2014 in Partnership Village, Stand 8.F51f SMPTE at IBC2014 Technical Sessions SMPTE members will lead a variety of sessions…

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Three new developments in K-12 technology integration

Technology skills for students and educators are essential for college and workforce success, particularly in an increasingly global economy. But how does technology integration match up with education leaders' goals?…

A gaming site for science concepts

Students can learn more about four science phenomena with the games and resources on this site.…

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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…

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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?…

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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…

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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…