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Waterford Early Learning for iPad targets K-2 personalized mobile curriculum

Waterford Institute has announced another platform for Waterford Early Learning, this time on iPad. Utilizing the Apple iPad in schools across the U.S, the Waterford Early Learning (WEL) curriculum is optimized for touch and set to release this summer in time for back to school training. Waterford has enhanced nearly 8,000 dynamic learning activities, including hundreds of new activities, to take advantage of iPad's mobile and touch capabilities and to provide early learners with developmentally appropriate curriculum. Next page: How the early learning curriculum targets students' needs "Waterford Early Learning for iPad provides a multi-sensory learning experience based on a curriculum that is proven...

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Frequency of digital content use varies, survey shows

Ninety-seven percent of educators surveyed for an annual report said they use some form of digital content, and more than 50 percent of those respondents said they use…

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Minority children underrepresented in special education

Contrary to popular belief, minority children are not overrepresented in special education classrooms and are actually less likely to be diagnosed with and treated for disabilities than white…

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Nureva initiates large-scale research into use of Troove software

Nureva Inc., an early-stage technology company, has announced a large-scale initiative to research the use of its Troove digital portfolio software, with participation available for up to 500…

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14 do’s and don’ts of successful tech integration

Embarking on a technology integration plan or beginning a technology pilot can be daunting. However, mapping out a clear path, being flexible, and communicating the stakeholders can help…

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Ed groups launch efforts to build ‘trusted learning environment’

In today’s technology-rich landscape, school systems across the country are tasked with protecting student data and effectively communicating privacy policies and related measures to parents and communities. To address…

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LOC releases new Student Discovery Sets for tablets

Pages from the scrapbooks of the activists who fought for women’s suffrage. A political cartoon from the pen of Benjamin Franklin. Photos by Ansel Adams of Japanese Americans…

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MakerBot launches 3D printing classroom guide

Thousands of educators throughout the U.S. are embracing 3D printing as a new way to teach 21st century skills and prepare students for the jobs of the future.…

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Free resource targets writing via social studies instruction

In the push to create digital learning resources for schools, developers say social studies have largely been ignored. EDC’s Zoom In aims to fill that void. Zoom In…

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Why maker technology is crucial for students with learning difficulties

Many students with learning difficulties—from Dysgraphia and Dyslexia to ADD—respond well to visual or tactile learning and activities that allow physical participation,…

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Can blending tech into data collection deepen interest in STEM?

Research shows a growing global demand for qualified science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) professions. But many schools struggle with how to deepen students’ understanding of scientific concepts, while…

Educator Resource Centers

Mac to School

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Districts across the nation are facing a dilemma: How can you keep up with the changing landscape of expensive educational technology when budgets are tighter than ever? The…

A Network for Success

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Is Your School District’s Network Prepared for 21st Century Digital Learning? Build and deploy a consistent network infrastructure that supports BYOD/1:1, Common Core and online testing, advanced multimedia…

Successful Tips to Accelerate English Language Learning (ELL)

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English language learners (ELLs) face many obstacles compared to native English speakers. How can educators respond to significant challenges facing schools? Here’s what you need to know…

Complete Classroom Management for Any Environment

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Many solutions claim to be “multi-platform”, but with dedicated versions from Windows to ChromeOS, Android to iOS, Mac to Linux, all backed by a wealth of best practice…