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Dennis Pierce

In today’s news, the nation’s ed-tech director discusses how technology can support better instruction—and one superintendent reveals how his district has made the shift to digital learning.

Have you made this shift in your own schools? What challenges/successes have you experienced? Tell us in the comments section.

Regards,
Dennis Pierce, Editor dpierce@eschoolnews.com

 

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How to realize ed tech’s game-changing potential

How to realize ed tech’s game-changing potential During a recent webinar, the nation's director of educational technology highlighted how technology can support more effective instruction—and a North Carolina superintendent revealed how his district has successfully made the shift to a digital teaching [ Read More ]

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FundingFactory and Learning Resources® Collaborate to Support School and Nonprofit eWaste Recycling

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FTC Family of Companies Launches the Teacher Gaming Network for Online Game Creation

Tale2Go Cements Partnership with Virginia’s VSTE

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Selects ASCD to Support Professional Development Goals

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