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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

Education On Air: Google hosts free online conference

Google for Education will host a free online conference about leading for the future and shaping the modern classroom. Education On Air will take place on May 8-9, and teachers, students,…

STEM teaching toolkit supports deeper learning

A new STEM teaching toolkit from the National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future (NCTAF) aims to improve curriculum design through authentic, collaborative, project-based learning experiences. Developed from its multi-year, multi-site…

5 useful apps for students with autism

Mobile technology has opened up a plethora of resources for students with special needs, including students with autism. During Autism Awareness Month in April, we're highlighting resources and tools that educators…

Knewton, HP team up on personalized print solutions

Adaptive learning provider Knewton has unveiled Personalized Print Learning Solutions with HP to make adaptive learning materials seamlessly available across print and digital platforms. Not every student has access to a…

New online K-12 anti-bullying solution focuses on reporting, data

Bridg-it has launched Bridg-it School, an online school safety solution that addresses the lifecycle of an incident, from reporting through resolution. In addition, Bridg-it School addresses harmful situations by providing…

New resources aim to demostrate K-12 video collaboration

Education Networks of America (ENA), in collaboration with Wainhouse Research, today released a rich suite of resources that illustrate how school districts are advancing the use of today’s video conferencing…

ADTRAN launches new cloud service

ADTRAN, Inc., has launched ProCloud.EDU, a wireless digital learning (WDL) suite that leverages the power of technology in the classroom with secure, cloud-managed Wi-Fi that is optimized from the network…

myON adds content from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

myON, a business unit of Capstone, has introduced digital content from global learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) to the myON literacy environment. With the addition of HMH titles, myON…

MIND Research, Boeing partner on math PD

Through a grant from Boeing, the nonprofit MIND Research Institute aims to help teachers excel using ST Math, a blended learning program designed to boost K-12 math comprehension and proficiency…

CASE endorses Fast ForWord

The Fast ForWord program from Scientific Learning Corp. has received an official endorsement from the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE), an international professional organization affiliated with the Council…