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Improving online accessibility for students a major issue for schools

As schools make recorded lessons available to students online, they may not be making them accessible for students with disabilities. For some, that decision is causing serious consequences. ...

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Free VirtCon PD event focuses on digital media and the classroom

Discovery Education invites teachers and administrators worldwide to participate in the upcoming Spring VirtCon on Saturday, April 25. This no-cost, day-long professional development event offers both virtual and face-to-face…

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How 3 districts empower teachers as tech leaders

Plans to transition to a digital environment are forming in districts across the country, but the success of those plans largely hinges on one thing: teacher buy-in. Three…

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Free summer school access to lessons for schools, districts

Educators and administrators across the country are looking for innovative, effective ways to ensure their students do not become victims of the ‘summer slide’ as well as attain…

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Companies partner on math progress

Think Through Learning, authors of Think Through Math (TTM), has entered into an agreement with MetaMetrics, the developer of The Quantile Framework for Mathematics. Under the terms of the…

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Kansas preschool programs focus on literacy support

To ensure young children are reaching important achievement standards and school readiness goals, the Kansas Preschool Programs (KPP) are integrating structures necessary for implementing a Multi-tiered System of…

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Digital natives still clamor for print materials

Research confirms that millenials still prefer print books and other materials. Is the digital revolution more of a slow evolution? …

New book explores safe digital learning environments

New book explores safe digital learning environments

At CUE 2015, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) unveiled Securing the Connected Classroom: Technology Planning to Keep Students Safe. In their second book on the subject,…

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Everything you never knew about using Google in the classroom

Did you know you can see all your copy/paste history in Chrome in a click? Bookmark all your browser tabs at once? Create choose your own adventures in…

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Digital instructional materials outpace print, study says

Teachers now are using more digital instructional materials than print materials in the classroom, according to a new study from Education Market Research (EMR)/Simba Information. The Shift to Digital…

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Five apps to teach financial responsibility

Financial responsibility is an essential skill, and increasingly, it's a skill that is taught as early as elementary school. Teaching children about financial responsibility could help them make smart…

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Teaching Essential 21st Century Skills

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Today’s students need more than just instruction in the core topic areas. They also need to learn key 21st-century skills that will serve them well in a globally…

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…

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…

Transforming Today’s Math Education

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Math can be a challenging subject for many middle and high school students—and schools and districts often struggle to find ways to improve math proficiency while sustaining student…

Navigating the New E-rate

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In a series of moves that mark the biggest changes to the E-rate in its 17-year history, the Federal Communications Commission has updated the nation’s school wiring program…