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Lamp-free projectors: A bright idea that’s catching on

Solid-state illumination can reduce the total cost of ownership for projectors, advocates say­—while saving the environment as well. For these reasons and more, a growing number of schools and other…

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3 things you might not know about Google for Education

What does it mean to “go Google” as a K-12 school or district? In a recent eSchool News webinar, James Leonard from the Google for Education team gave an overview…

Resource
7 steps in a mobile learning rollout

Successful mobile learning initiatives are more and more prevalent in districts across the nation. And while the same initiative won't necessarily work for two different districts, mobile learning best practices repeatedly…

Opinion
3 new ed-tech startups you should know about it

We are living in a defining moment for ed-tech startups despite concerns of being in a "bubble." To be sure, in 2013, entrepreneurs raised more than half a million, compared…

Resource
6 inspiring TED Talks

Every educator needs some inspiration now and then, and these days, such inspiration can be found online in just a few seconds. The internet brings inspiring and motivational speakers and experts…

News
12 big technologies on the education horizon

Much of technology's potential remains untapped in today's classrooms, but the more stakeholders know about how technology tools can transform learning, the more those technologies can truly influence education. Larry Johnson,…

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Eleven new ed-tech services to know about

A “discovery engine” that uses a personalized search service to help professionals find reputable online degree programs from accredited universities, and an assessment application that allows teams of instructors to…

How do teachers use technology?

In education, it’s easy to get data from one school, district or even state. But national data, encompassing most teachers in the U.S., is no easy feat, and breaking that…

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Instant logins among the latest ed-tech innovations

Instant logins among the latest ed-tech innovations

A new platform that allows for instant login to any software with a single click, and a "differentiated learning algorithm" that gives students personalized support inside or outside of school,…

How-to
Five ways Instagram can improve learning

Instagram is not just for teens and celebrities posting pictures of their favorite food, pets, and vacation spots. Like Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube, educators can use Instagram to boost student interaction…