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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…

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Most schools don’t teach computer science

Would it surprise you to know that most schools don't teach computer science -- not even the basics? It should, especially given that there will be about 1 million more…

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XP phase-out a problem for schools

In less than a week, Microsoft Corp. will end support and updates for the 12-year-old Windows XP, and some state education systems are struggling with how to move forward. If a…

Technology changing classrooms, some more than others

Education in the United States is vaulting into the digital era, New America Media reports. Students today can use Facebook to create book report-related author pages, while teachers can Skype…

Opinion: Give educators the drawing board

Ed-tech conferences are by definition idiosyncratic spaces, because they bridge two professions – educators and product developers – whose needs are sometimes difficult to align, EdSurge reports. Most traditional “teaching”…

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Building smart networks to improve learning

In the newly-released 2014 CoSN IT Leadership Survey, district technology leaders indicate that being ready for online assessments is their number one priority. And fewer than 18 percent report their…

Focus on the opportunities ed tech brings, not the hype

You can hardly open a newspaper, visit an education website, or visit a school without being bombarded by excited claims about educational technology and a raft of intimidating jargon, EducationNext…

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6 science strategies for early learners

Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills are regularly emphasized as critical to student success, but less attention is paid to STEM skills for early learners. The National Science Teachers Association…

Opinion
Stop saying ‘technology’

I have an idea. Let's stop using the word "technology." I have a feeling that the sooner we get this word out of our vocabulary, the sooner we can we…

Making the case for a large Apple ‘iPad Pro’

If Apple doesn't build a large, professional tablet, then the Android and the Windows camps will, CNET reports. Oh wait, they already are building them. Samsung has the Android-powered 12.2-inch…