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Articles by Meris Stansbury

Originally from Ohio, Meris graduated from Kenyon College in 2006 with a B.A. in English Literature. After graduating, she became the Education Program Manager for The World & I, a monthly educational publication based in D.C., and joined the eSchool News team as Assistant Editor in July 2007. Now Associate Editor at eSN, Meris covers the current issues in ed-tech. Topics she's most interested in include school reform, global education, and emerging technologies and trends. When she's not busy covering education, she's in her kitchen…setting off the smoke alarm. You can reach her at mstansbury@eschoolnews.com, or find her @eSN_Meris on Twitter.

App of the week: eduClipper

A free educational social platform for educators and students to explore, share, and create content.…

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10 changes a school library must consider in the digital era

School libraries have come a long way from card catalogues thanks to surges in education technology. But besides re-categorizing, how can libraries support an increasingly digital education? According to experts,…

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The 10 best resources for K-12 STEM projects

There’s a whole lot more to STEM projects these days than baking soda volcanoes (but those are still fun, too) With the current national emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering, and…

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10 ed-tech resources for school administrators

Sometimes it may seem like teachers get to experience all the technology “fun,” but there are many education technology resources that school administrators can use to meet the unique challenges…

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Best and worst states for the subject every school should be teaching

In the midst of our country’s slow climb to economic recovery, there’s been an outpouring of support from communities to teach today’s students the one subject that could perhaps prevent…

App of the week: Winning Words Match Games

Winning Words takes the familiar game of memory match, and adds a twist…

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8 key recommendations for Common Core online assessments

Common Core online assessments are scheduled to begin in districts across the country for Spring 2014-15. However, many districts are still struggling to implement these online assessments, thanks to inadequate…

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The real problem with school internet

For schools across the country, mobile device management and online testing concerns start at the basic level: ‘how do we get the internet and infrastructure needed?’ As it turns out,…

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Though lagging, urban districts make progress

According to new results from a report measuring student achievement progress in math and reading in U.S. urban school districts, two districts are at the top of their game; however,…

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This learning style is creating a new digital divide in the U.S.

Blended, online learning is giving only students in some states the advantage they need Education technology can enable achievement for students with a variety of learning styles. But it also…