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Myths and facts about online speech therapy
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

Myths and facts about online speech therapy

Online learning extends educational opportunities to a number of different student groups, and those needing special interventions are able to benefit from expanded learning opportunities, too. One fast-growing online intervention is…

Resource blends science and daily life

Opening young minds to the wonders of science with a unique online resource center, Discovery Education and 3M created Science of Everyday Life, an online destination for teachers, students of…

Here’s how digital content and teachers align

As digital content becomes more commonplace in districts across the nation, some school leaders and educators wonder: what's involved in a digital content transition? During the 2014 National School Boards Association…

Digital Issue Article
5 trends to rock education

Five technologies are reaching maximum impact and are about to transform education, changing just about everything, according to educational futurist Jason Ohler.…

App of the Week: iColorType

App of the Week: iColorType

Color coding helps students learn how to type correctly.…

9 digital citizenship considerations

Discussions about U.S. students' ability to compete in a global economy, and their ability to use skills such as critical thinking and problem solving to succeed in college and the…

April: 5 education grants you don’t want to miss

School funding difficulties show no sign of abating, and school budgets are stretched to the limit. Many educators and administrators rely on school grants to fund important projects and opportunities…

Here’s why great principals matter

Strong leadership is essential to any school's success, and school principals play a vital role in ensuring teachers and students are successful in the classroom. With strong and flexible leadership, teachers…

3 advances in special education instruction

Advances in educational technology make it possible for educators to tailor their instruction for students with special needs. These technologies, including online speech therapy and platforms to align goals in a…

New tool for Common Core resource, alignment evaluation

Common Sense Media has released Common Core Explorer, a new search tool that helps educators find the best digital-learning products that are aligned to Common Core State Standards. It's one of…