eSchool News April 2013

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Vol. 16, No. 4 Technology News for Today’s K-20 Educator April 2013
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Top News

Survey reveals ed-tech access gap

Teachers report large gaps in use between poor and wealthier students.


Occupational therapy services move online

Online OT for special-needs students might sound strange—but the first users to pilot this innovative program say it fills an important need.

Best Practices

Making education a true game changer for kids


Schools brace for budget axe

Three-fourths of the nation’s superintendents say they’ll have to eliminate jobs as a result of the sequester; many ed-tech purchases are likely to be delayed.


How the Common Core is changing math instruction

Effort to expand preschool sparks debate

Effort to expand preschool sparks debate
More four-year-olds would be eligible for government-funded preschool under an ambitious but controversial plan from President Obama.


Good to Great author: How to have great schools

Best-selling author Jim Collins explains the secrets to success in any enterprise during AASA’s National Conference on Education.


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