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The 3 biggest parts of digital citizenship

Today’s students are part of a global school. Many take courses online with classmates from all over the country, and often, the world. A growing and essential aspect…

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Bing in the Classroom will eliminate adverts at no cost to school districts

As the public and private sectors begin to collaborate to invest in and develop educational opportunities for today’s youth, we must work together to prepare technology driven lessons,…

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Digital divide, lack of certified librarians ‘a national crisis’

Washington, D.C. -- Barbara Stripling, president of the American Library Association, said students, teachers, and librarians are facing "a silent dilemma."

Imagine, she said, you're one of…

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Campus Counts thinks outside the campus security box

One of the most challenging aspects of being a school administrator is addressing the ongoing concerns about safety and security for the students and staff. When I moved into…

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Site offers free digital citizenship tools

Today’s kids may be growing up in an interconnected world, but they need to be taught how to be good cyber citizens and use technology wisely. To help…

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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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What school leaders need to know about 9-1-1 operations

Here are some resources from the eSchool News archives that might help.

Beyond understanding the need to dial 9-1-1 in an emergency, many people are not familiar with how emergency dispatch works. Unfortunately, this is also true for many school…

Tips to safely navigate Valentine’s Day in your classroom

Valentine's Day is coming up, according to this SlideShare.net presentation.…

Place your bets: An Apple tablet, laptop — or both?

Is Apple going to take a crack at a hybrid? Or is it eying a more conventional product? Those are burning questions that analysts and the supply chain…

Think big: How to jumpstart tech use in low-income schools

The challenges of rural schools are many of the same (though not all) that low-income public schools face across the country: inadequate access to technology and broadband, tight…

Volunteer pays for hot lunch for kids who can’t afford it

A volunteer at a Houston-area elementary school who noticed some students were getting a smaller lunch of cold cheese sandwiches is digging into his own pocket to cover…

4 ways educators are using Google Glass in the classroom

With the emergence of Google Glass onto the gadget scene, tech-lovers everywhere are itching to get their hands on the famous eyewear, edcetera reports.…