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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.

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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…

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10 vetted resources for education apps

Mobile apps are quickly redefining how the world interacts with information, and education apps are no exception, as they are quickly becoming the classroom’s number one learning resource. But there’s…

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Are states making the right decisions with charter schools?

Whether or not you’re for or against charter schools, the charter movement is spreading like a wildfire in many states across the country. Now, one report details which states are…

App of the week: Math Arrow: Kyle Counts

Kids learn how to count by 2s, 5s, 10s and other combinations while helping Kangaroo Kyle to get around. …

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This is the hottest Common Core project in schools right now

From webinars to iTunesU courses, and from word-of-mouth to Twitter devotion, everyone in education is talking eBooks. And though eBooks can encompass a wide range of uses, some of schools’…

INFOGRAPHIC: The influence of apps in education

From lists to websites specifically devoted to app lists, and from using apps for school staff management to teaching eager students how to code, education is one of the largest…

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Is school funding fair? States may be failing needy students

The stimulus package that provided funding for states as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) may have done more harm than good, suggests a new report. Instead…

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10 next-generation science apps for education

The Next Generation Science Standards are a new set of standards that provide consistent science education through all grades, with an emphasis on technology and engineering. eSchool News readers have shown…

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One amazing example of how to train teachers on technology

eSchool News provides not only daily original content on the latest in technology and innovation in education, but is a trusted resource for teachers and administrators on how to implement…