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Hillsborough County Schools reveals 99.98% uptime with LMS

A new system leads to improved outcomes and other revealing data Using a new purpose-built learning management system, Hillsborough County Public Schools in Florida—the country’s eighth largest district—has released data revealing 99.98 percent uptime and significant utilization of the system in the first half of the 2014-15 academic year. The results are a significant improvement  [ Read More ]...

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Will big data jobs go unfilled?

Students at both the K-12 and university levels should learn how to handle and interpret big data, but to do this, educators at both levels must be comfortable…

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DCPS implements Follett’s Aspen SIS

The District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) system has selected Follett and its Aspen solution to help the 47,000-student district capture, report, manage and analyze its student data,…

This Superintendent is bringing internet to every student, like it or not

This Superintendent is bringing internet to every student, like it or not

Superintendent Darryl Adams has turned a poor, rural district into a hotbed of innovation Few superintendents can claim to have met personally with President Obama. Fewer still can…

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How principals are preparing for Common Core

Principals are more optimistic than last year about changes in learning standards and technology taking place in their schools, according to the fourth annual Principals’ Assessment of Public…

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District opts for data visualization platform to support decision making

Administrators at Lake Oswego School District selected GuideK12’s cloud-based solution to enable district analysis and strategic planning with a geographic perspective. The team from Lake Oswego School District…

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Top 10 of 2014, No. 1: Libraries, reinvented

Each year, the eSchool News editors compile 10 of the most influential ed-tech developments and examine how those topics dominated K-12 ed-tech conversations. No. 1 on our list…

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Top 10 of 2014, No. 3: The emergence of teacher leaders

Each year, the eSchool News editors compile 10 of the most influential ed-tech developments and examine how those topics dominated K-12 ed-tech conversations. No. 3 on our list…

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12 big education challenges your LMS can solve

With the rapid rise of online technology resources, coupled with the ever-expanding list of the latest teaching strategies, an educator might feel like they are constantly walking through…

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10 ways to revolutionize PD for the digital age

Odigital-pdver the past 6-8 years we have seen a supersonic advancement in public schools and the way our teachers now must teach. This has hit education like a…

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7 free flipped classroom creation apps you might not know

You might not know these apps for creating lessons, video, and more—perfect for the flipped classroom The flipped classroom gives students more time in class to do, not…

Educator Resource Centers

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…

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…

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…

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…