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Laura Devaney

In this week's news: Clickers could help with high-stakes testing. Plus, how to begin a one-to-one computing initiative, using research to inform education practice, designing social professional development, and more.

Cheers,
Laura Devaney, Managing Editor
@eSN_Laura

 

Top Headlines

Are clickers a solution to high-stakes headaches?
How to choose the right education technology
Integrated math might be key to student achievement
Lausd Ipad Security
Six ed-tech tools for engineering instruction
Tips for launching a one-to-one initiative
New this fall: Free, popular digital tools
A more social form of professional development
16 engaging homework help resources
Using research to inform education practice
How the U.S. can engage girls in STEM
The best tweets of the week for education
Students can choose healthy vending machine meals
A showdown on Common Core testing

 

App of the week

Tales2GoName: Luca Lashes

What is it?
The Luca Lashes’ interactive eBook and app series are based on main character, Luca, whose magical eyelashes help make him brave

Features:

  • Multilingual audio narration (English, French, Italian, Spanish, and coming soon Chinese)
  • Interactive sound effects for each scene w/ some animation
  • “Read to me” or “By myself” option
  • Original music composed to enhance each story

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Popular Stories

16 engaging homework help resources
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Resources

Next Steps: Putting the Common Core into Practice
Innovations in Special Education
Empowering Education with Video
Turning Data into Achievement
Leveraging Technology for Language Learning
Teaching Critical 21st Century Skills

Grant Alert of the Week

Scholarships and teacher prizes for solving community issues

White Paper Library

1 How Grove City College uses Jenzabar Retention to give students the extra support they need
2 How 'Listening' Is a Key to Common Core Success--and How to Teach This Important Skill
3 New Learning Progressions Built for the Common Core
4 Reducing Hidden IT Costs Through Asset Discovery
5 Graduating a Globally Competitive Workforce
6 Node: Keeping Pace with Active Learning
7 How One District Successfully Met the Needs of 163 Homebound Students—While Saving Money in the Process
8 IDC Case Study: Grand Island Public Schools Implements Identity Solution to Centralize Management and Increase Security for Macs
9 Bringing World Language Education to Everyone

 

Ed-Tech Partners Press Releases

HEALTHY WEIGHT COMMITMENT FOUNDATION, NATIONAL PTA AND DISCOVERY EDUCATION ANNOUNCES CLINTON GLOBAL INITIATIVE COMMITMENT: PRE-K SMART FROM THE START GRANT PROGRAM

Tales2Go Combats the Summer Reading Slide

SunGard K-12 Education Releases New Features, Tools for eFinancePLUS

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