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14 do’s and don’ts of successful tech integration

Embarking on a technology integration plan or beginning a technology pilot can be daunting. However, mapping out a clear path, being flexible, and communicating the stakeholders can help that plan be successful. During an edWeb webinar on June 25, Jeff Downing, an elementary school computer specialist at Millard Elementary School in California's Fremont Unified School District, offered technology integration tips for administrators and teachers based on his experiences in his own school. In 2012, Downing developed basic goals for his school, including providing every classroom with a high-quality projector, finding ways to give every student access to some type of technology each...

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New tool tracks state educator prep programs

The University of North Carolina system’s new Educator Quality Dashboard provides public access to the university’s research and trend data on the performance of North Carolina’s public school…

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How well is your state teaching the whole child?

ASCD has released updated Whole Child Snapshots for each of the 50 U.S. states to display the progress the nation has made in supporting the whole child as…

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What should graduates look like in 10 years?

San Francisco’s Vision 2025 tackles technology and early literacy It seems an almost unknowable question: What will — or should — high school graduates look like in the…

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Instructure launches Canvas Data

Instructure, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company and creator of the Canvas learning management system (LMS), has released Canvas Data, a hosted data solution providing fully optimized data to K-12…

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D2L launches newest Brightspace Insights

D2L (formerly “Desire2Learn”) recently unveiled the newest version of its Brightspace Insights analytics suite. With this release, D2L can now aggregate and capture streamed student data from across…

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Why Scandinavian schools are superior (and what we can learn)

Nordic schools (Finland included) captivate American educators. What makes them so strong and what can the U.S. learn from their success? …

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The Learning Counsel launches assessment tool and survey

Research shows district and school leaders often hit similar barriers in digital curriculum transition. To help them in this transformative period, the Learning Counsel has announced and launched its…

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New system measures apps for data privacy

A rating system for educational apps has the potential to fill in a student data privacy gap between what school districts can control and what teachers can download. More…

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When the internet is the teacher

A push for a more digital education leads to questions about where, exactly, the teaching profession is heading There’s a new network of K-8 private schools called AltSchool,…

Educating parents of the Siri generation

Educating parents of the Siri generation

In our digital world, some parents may feel lost at sea. Here's what they need to know to keep up with their kids online lives, and what schools…

Educator Resource Centers

Complete Classroom Management for Any Environment

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Many solutions claim to be “multi-platform”, but with dedicated versions from Windows to ChromeOS, Android to iOS, Mac to Linux, all backed by a wealth of best practice…

A Network for Success

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Is Your School District’s Network Prepared for 21st Century Digital Learning? Build and deploy a consistent network infrastructure that supports BYOD/1:1, Common Core and online testing, advanced multimedia…

Navigating E-Rate

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Our “Top 12 for K-12” will help you make a Wi-Fi decision when you are ready upgrade your network for the latest gadgets available in the classroom from…

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…