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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…

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9 digital citizenship considerations

Discussions about U.S. students' ability to compete in a global economy, and their ability to use skills such as critical thinking and problem solving to succeed in college…

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CUE exhibitors show new ed-tech innovations

At the annual CUE conference in Palm Springs, Calif., earlier this month, dozens of ed-tech companies showed their latest products for educators—including a new interactive computer game for…

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Google Apps spur rise of new ed-tech market segment

Student use of Google Apps is on the rise, and Google Chromebooks have exploded in popularity within K-12 education. In response to these trends, a new niche market…

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Khan Academy now Common Core aligned

During the annual CUE conference in Palm Springs, Calif., on March 22, closing keynote speaker Sal Khan announced a major expansion of his Khan Academy website that will…

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How to dispute one-to-one, mobile learning criticisms

Ed-tech initiatives will always have critics. But administrators can take action and leverage resources to ensure that their one-to-one and mobile learning initiatives are implemented carefully and successfully.

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New ed-tech products target Common Core readiness

At the 69th annual ASCD conference in Los Angeles, preparing for the Common Core was a common theme. In the conference exhibit hall, a number of companies showed…

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10 things that keep superintendents up at night

School superintendents deal with a seemingly never-ending list of responsibilities, but some concerns are more pressing than others.

During a CoSN 2014 session moderated by Digital Promise…

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Top 4 ways district leaders deal with funding obstacles

School budgets show a marked increase from a year ago, with one in three districts reporting budget increases this year, according to the second annual K-12 IT Leadership…

Six strategies for persuasion in the digital age

Best-selling author Dan Pink kicked off ASCD’s annual conference in Los Angeles March 15 by noting how important persuasion is to school leaders’ jobs—and yet the dynamics of…

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Seven new ed-tech tools to know about

In just the last month, Austin has hosted two major education conferences: the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) conference and the South by Southwest Education conference (SXSWedu). Here…

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Math products seek engagement with robotics, gaming

At the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) conference in Austin this month, several companies demonstrated products designed to help teach math. Two that stood out in particular were…

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Two handy products to support school iPad use

At the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) conference last week, our editors were on the lookout for innovative, yet practical ed-tech products and services. Here are two such…

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How K-12 leaders can cope with a ‘stunning’ power shift

Technology is transferring power from institutions to individuals—and this shift has huge implications for K-12 leaders, says Nicco Mele, a faculty member at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

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Experts: Here’s how to turn data into achievement

School systems are collecting a “tremendous amount” of data about their students, said Dan Domenech, executive director of the American Association of School Administrators (AASA), but how can…


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TCEA

Seven new ed-tech tools to know about »

In just the last month, Austin has hosted two major education conferences: the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) conference and the South by Southwest Education conference (SXSWedu). Here...

ALAS Conference InformationALAS 2013: Ten years of success

ALAS 2013: Ten years of success »

The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) celebrates its tenth Annual ALAS Education Summit Oct. 16-19 in Denver. Assistant Secretary of Education, Deb Delisle, will be the...

Building Learning CommunitiesHow technology has changed our idea of ‘knowledge,’ and what this means for schools

How technology has changed our idea of ‘knowledge,’ and what this means for schools »

While technology hasn’t transformed education to this point, it definitely has transformed learning, researcher David Weinberger argues—and this shift has important implications for educators....

CUE Conference Information

CUE exhibitors show new ed-tech innovations »

At the annual CUE conference in Palm Springs, Calif., earlier this month, dozens of ed-tech companies showed their latest products for educators—including a new interactive computer game for...

AASA Conference Information

How K-12 leaders can cope with a ‘stunning’ power shift »

Technology is transferring power from institutions to individuals—and this shift has huge implications for K-12 leaders, says Nicco Mele, a faculty member at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.


ASCD Conference Information

New ed-tech products target Common Core readiness »

At the 69th annual ASCD conference in Los Angeles, preparing for the Common Core was a common theme. In the conference exhibit hall, a number of companies showed...


InfocommTwenty intriguing school AV products

Twenty intriguing school AV products »

Here are 20 intriguing school AV products that we saw at InfoComm and the ISTE conference last month—including a portable audio system that can facilitate small-group instruction and...


ISTEMOOCs: How will they affect your K-12 classroom?

MOOCs: How will they affect your K-12 classroom? »

The term "MOOC"--an acronym for massive open online course--is no stranger to the higher-education community. Providers such as Coursera, edX, and Udacity have helped to boost MOOC mania,...


NSBA T+L

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...


COSN

How to dispute one-to-one, mobile learning criticisms »

Ed-tech initiatives will always have critics. But administrators can take action and leverage resources to ensure that their one-to-one and mobile learning initiatives are implemented carefully and successfully.


FETC

FETC 2014: 5 ways to find better apps »

There’s a growing movement among educators to go beyond naming “cool” apps; a backlash against the often-overwhelming lists of ‘100 Greatest Education Apps Ever!’ Instead, educators want apps...