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Online speech therapy gives some schools a much-needed solution.

4 secure online learning platforms to use

As good educators engage with students outside of the classrooms, usually through office hours, using a secure learning platform might just be the answer teachers have been looking for....

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15 OER tools for educators

As educators and students clamor for relevant and engaging digital content, many are turning to open educational resources (OER)--educational materials that are free to use under a special…

Virtual classrooms may be the norm in the future

Three terrific virtual tours for the classroom

The benefits of virtual field tours are well known: They’re inexpensive—often free—and are less time-consuming than a real trip.But researching which virtual field trips are best can prove…

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5 great storytelling tech tools

In 2008, more than 400 students; recent graduates; district employees; parents; and community, agency, and business leaders came together to help Vancouver Public Schools (VPS) craft a new…


Four ways to extend the ‘fast’ blended learning student

Self-paced blended learning (and any type of blended learning that provides access for students to "future" learning materials) produces a wonderful "problem" - what should be done with…


5 examples of blended learning success

As new educational models gain support among educators and students who want to learn in new and different ways, blended learning is perhaps one of the strongest among…


How blended learning can help teach world languages

Blended learning allows students to learn at their own pace, but there are a number of challenges to making it work. During a recent webinar sponsored by Middlebury…


5 must-watch TED Talks

The nonprofit Technology, Education and Design (TED) is “devoted to spreading ideas,” according to its mission statement. How does it do that?By recording and posting various talks on…


When does educational technology become disruptive in the classroom?

As organizations move through various stages in preparation for blended learning, teachers can choose the degree to which they engage with change.However, once the final stage is reached,…


5 must-haves for online assessments

As K-12 schools across the country begin to implement online learning, issues of cheating and lack of credibility are some of the main reasons why skeptics hesitate in…


Maximizing results with self-paced blended learning customization

Self-paced blended learning shows that a timetabled lesson/period in a traditional classroom is an arbitrary artificial construct of the teacher’s mindAt best, it is a well-intentioned educated guess…

Upcoming Webinars

Oakland Unified School District chooses Google for a personalized learning platform

Oakland Unified School District chooses Google for a personalized learning platform

In this webinar, you’ll hear directly from John Krull, Information Technology Officer at Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) which is California’s most improved urban school district for the…

Educator Resource Centers

Strategies for One-to-One Computing Success


A growing number of school leaders have recognized the benefits of making sure every student has access to a digital learning device, both in the classroom and at…

Preparing Students for 21st Century Careers


Sixty percent of today’s students will have careers that don’t exist yet, which speaks to the challenge schools face in preparing them for their future. So, what are…

Rethinking Professional Development


In too many schools, teacher professional development consists mainly of large group workshops without any follow-through or support—which leads to very little change in instructional practices. But that’s…

Empowering Literacy Through Technology

Empowering Literacy Through Technology

The definition of “literacy” is evolving in the 21st century. Not only does it involve fluency in reading and writing, but it also implies an ability to think…