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8 technology tips from top district leaders

Winners of eSN’s annual superintendent program share their technology advice When it comes to school technology, having a plan, and having strong leaders to guide that plan, are two of the most important steps to success. The eight winners of the eSchool News Tech-Savvy Superintendent Awards program, chosen for their commitment to educational technology and  [ Read More ]...

School Administration

New ed-tech services aim to stop the ‘summer slide’

Research suggests that students lose two to three months of grade-level equivalency in math skills over the summer, which affects their readiness for the new school year—and this…

Librarians’ evolving digital roles

As school increasingly incorporate digital technologies and strategies in classrooms, school libraries are changing, too, becoming hubs of communication, research, and technology-enabled teaching and learning. Today's school librarians work…

Early learning, assisted by technology

Susan Kelly is excited about the possibilities when her school welcomes its first class of students this fall. Kelly is the vice principal of VINCI School in Ottawa,…

Here’s why great principals matter

Strong leadership is essential to any school's success, and school principals play a vital role in ensuring teachers and students are successful in the classroom. With strong and flexible…

Curation on the iPad: Learning to appreciate beauty

Like most of us, instructional technology specialist Daniel Callahan isn’t a big fan of most of the eMail he receives, but on occasion he receives a message in…

4 ways to leverage federal funds for ed-tech

Education technology is a priority in today's classrooms, and this includes ensuring that students have access to technology tools and high-speed internet to access digital learning resources. While school…

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.

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…

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…

6 hallmarks of the ‘connected classroom’

How does the idea of the connected classroom impact teaching and learning? Every educator wants to teach in a connected classroom, and every student wants to learn in…

Educator Resource Centers

Choosing the Right Devices for Your Schools

iPads, Chromebooks, laptops, Android devices, or Windows 8 tablets: School leaders today have a wide variety of mobile learning options to choose from. When rolling out a digital learning…

How to Make Flipped Learning Work

Flipped learning, in which students watch instructional videos for homework and use class time to apply what they’ve learned, is catching on in many schools. But there are…

Reinventing the Classroom

Technology holds great promise to transform teaching and learning: It allows for more personalized instruction, higher levels of student engagement, and instant assessment of students’ skills—giving educators real-time…

Transforming Language Instruction

A growing number of K-12 leaders believe that exposure to world languages and culture—even at a very early age—is critical to students’ competitiveness in the 21st century. But…

Using Data to Improve Student Achievement

While schools now measure their students’ progress more frequently throughout the year, using this information to target instruction more effectively still poses a challenge. Turning data into higher…