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Schools gain free gaming with SimCityEDU

Partnership between game developer and ed-tech company grants free gaming access for 2014-2015 school year Nonprofit developer GlassLab will partner with education technology company Clever, so that schools using Clever…

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Companies partner on digital safety initiative

Intel Security, in partnership with Discovery Education, on Nov. 13 announced the Intel Security Digital Safety Program, a three-year national education initiative designed to teach children to “Think Before You…

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Digital Bytes zeroes in on digital citizenship, media consumption

Today's increasingly mobile and connected world presents both opportunities and challenges for students and educators. On one hand, students have the ability to connect with peers and experts across the globe.…

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6 tools for parent-teacher collaboration

Educators know that students’ home lives play an integral role in their academic success. Communication between teachers and parents makes it easier for educators to understand the outside challenges students…

Opinion
Can BYOD be a reality?

We have all heard the term BYOD/BYOT and many of us have even implemented such a program in our institutions. The thought of offsetting district expenditures by having students supply…

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Chicago expands instructional services for educators

Teachscape has been selected by Chicago Public Schools (CPS) as an approved provider of instructional services aligned to the district’s REACH Framework for Teaching. By using Teachscape Focus for Teachers…

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7 reasons digital equity is a social justice issue

Digital access and digital equity continue to present a challenge to educators. Meeting that challenge is more important than ever, because, as many stakeholders say, digital equity is about more…

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Digital textbooks a worthwhile frustration, Miami-Dade teachers say

Despite challenges, digital textbooks offer far-reaching benefits, according to educators No one is putting pen to paper in Nadia Zananiri’s ninth-grade world history class. Instead, every student is hunched over…

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As technology goes home, schools work out who pays for repairs

When Debbie Myers’ son and his classmates were first sent home with school iPads last year, she remembers parents asking what would happen if the iPads broke. This year, she found…

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4 strategies to build strong teacher leadership

School leaders take on many forms, including students, support staff, and teachers. Building strong teacher leaders helps support a positive and high-achieving school culture, and one of the first stops…