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‘Bring your own device’ catching on in schools
‘Bring your own device’ catching on in schools

Mobile devices are now found in the hands of most children, and school leaders are using that fact to their advantage by incorporating devices that students already own into classroom…


Free web tools for classroom educators
Free web tools for classroom educators

During the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) conference, technology integration specialists Jenni Keith and Sarah Daugherty from Coppell Independent School District presented a round-up of free web tools to a…


Amid economic uncertainty, ed-tech leaders do more with less
Amid economic uncertainty, ed-tech leaders do more with less

Though education budgets might be frozen or face further reductions in school districts from coast to coast, some educational technology leaders have found innovative ways to update their schools' technology…


Duncan: Ed tech can help cut costs
Duncan: Ed tech can help cut costs

Calling the crisis facing school budgets “the new normal,” Education Secretary Arne Duncan told school officials Nov. 17 to look at saving money in their districts by increasing productivity—and ed…


Schools get smarter about ed-tech energy use
Schools get smarter about ed-tech energy use

Schools across the country are finding that investing in energy-efficient technology has an economic benefit as well as helping to save the environment.


Are computers for every student a wise investment?
Are computers for every student a wise investment?

Daily technology use in core subject-area classes, frequent technology use in intervention courses, and a low student-to-computer ratio can play a critical role in reducing dropout rates, new research suggests—and…


Projectors becoming more interactive
Projectors becoming more interactive

Earlier this year, Epson and Boxlight introduced projectors that can turn virtually any surface into an interactive whiteboard. Now, Texas Instruments has developed a similar ability for projectors that use…


Five ways to make smart ed-tech investments
Five ways to make smart ed-tech investments

In talking with school leaders around the country, we’ve come up with five tips for how to spend the remaining stimulus money while getting the best bang for your buck.


Schools save money with refurbished computers
Schools save money with refurbished computers

At less than half the cost of purchasing new computers, buying high-quality refurbished machines is cheaper and more efficient, some education technology directors say—and that’s a big deal with school…


Study reveals factors in ed-tech success
Study reveals factors in ed-tech success

Schools with one-to-one computing programs have fewer discipline problems, lower dropout rates, and higher rates of college attendance than schools with a higher ratio of students to computers, according to…

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