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NCTAF: Transform teaching through collaboration
NCTAF: Transform teaching through collaboration

According to a new report, 21st-century teaching and learning can only occur if teachers and school staff work together as a collaborative team; simple adjustments to antiquated school policies and…


Ed-tech leaders reveal keen insights
Ed-tech leaders reveal keen insights

What do U.S. students want most when it comes to technology? How is one school system saving thousands of dollars per year in software licensing fees? How is a European…


New online social network aims to encourage effective teaching
New online social network aims to encourage effective teaching

Taking advantage of current social media technology, Teachers Network--with funding from the Ford Foundation--has introduced a new online forum for collaboration on issues affecting educators. The web site aims to…


Superintendent of the Year shares the keys to her success
Superintendent of the Year shares the keys to her success

For National Superintendent of the Year winner Betty Morgan, who pilots the helm of Maryland’s Washington County School District, technology is integral to a school system’s efficiency.


Rural schools need more federal attention
Rural schools need more federal attention

According to a new report, one out of every four rural students fails to graduate from high school. From changing Title I formulas to providing cutting-edge technology, it’s time to…


Teachers share their views on how to improve education
Teachers share their views on how to improve education

In one of the largest national surveys of public school teachers, thousands of educators agreed that today’s students aren’t college-ready when they graduate from high school. Teachers' suggestions for solving…


Survey: Educators aren’t discussing STEM careers with students
Survey: Educators aren’t discussing STEM careers with students

A majority of students say their science and math teachers aren't discussing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) career options—which doesn't bode well for leaders counting on STEM education to…


Duncan: Superintendent prep programs must change
Duncan: Superintendent prep programs must change

States and school systems, with the help of the federal government, must work harder to improve the way superintendents are trained and prepared to lead the nation’s schools, Education Secretary…


Viewpoint: Failure is not an option in our schools
Viewpoint: Failure is not an option in our schools

On Jan. 28, a group of inspiring educators from four diverse school districts came together to share their experiences on how they have turned their underperforming schools around, and the…


AFT: Education must change to move forward
AFT: Education must change to move forward

Moving public education to a model that will better prepare students for today's knowledge economy, and one that will strengthen teacher development and evaluation, is critical to the nation's ability…


Elluminate creates free social learning network for educators

Elluminate Inc. has expanded its role as a provider of online learning platforms and meeting spaces by launching a new social learning network for education, called LearnCentral. A free and…


Ten ways to boost learning with technology

Urging policy makers and school leaders "to take bold steps ... to improve education for America's 21st-century leaders," the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) has issued new guidance for…