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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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Report looks preparing teachers to lead statistics courses

The American Statistical Association (ASA) has issued the Statistical Education of Teachers (SET) Report, which calls on mathematicians, statisticians, mathematics educators and statistics educators to collaborate in preparing pre-K–12 teachers…

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Report outlines how to shift to tech-enabled personalized learning

Last year, more than 100 education leaders attended the Technology-Enabled Personalized Learning (TEPL) Summit hosted by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University in collaboration with Digital…

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Ohio district extends language software to all students, parents

For the past six months, Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) has been reaping the rewards of a comprehensive online language learning partnership designed to bridge linguistic differences, improve academic success and…

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5 conditions that support great teaching

The National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future is will lead a positive, collaborative, action-oriented initiative to support great teaching. The initiative will focus on equitable access to great teaching…

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Robots teach coping and programming

One New Jersey school district here has a new member of its teaching staff: Nao, an interactive robot that works with students who have autism and those with language impairments. It…

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Gale launches Research In Context for middle school research

Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, today announced Research In Context, a new online resource geared specifically to middle school students. Built entirely on feedback from librarians and students, Gale's…

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Quick Key integrates with SIS PowerSchool for data flow

Quick Key, the mobile assessment software that targets student performance and aims to eliminate hand grading, has announced a collaboration with Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, through an independent…

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STEM innovation contest to award schools up to $100k

Northrop Grumman Foundation today announced it is launching an online STEM contest to encourage today’s students to become tomorrow’s innovators by creating classrooms and science labs that inspire. The Fab School…

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Odysseyware releases 16 new CTE courses

Odysseyware is launching 16 additional CTE courses for the 2015-16 school year. With these new courses, the company now offers courses in each of the 16 national CTE clusters. Each course…

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Smart upgrades its IWB-compatible projector

SMART Technologies Inc., a provider of collaboration solutions, announces a new upgrade to its line of interactive whiteboard systems. At the heart of the next-generation SMART Board® interactive whiteboard system is…