New this fall: Free, popular digital tools

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A new beta tool called Wikibrains is making global waves among innovative students as it encourages out-of-the-box thinking. The online, digital brainstorming platform lets users connect with ideas…

OET’s Culatta outlines three key ed-tech goals

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Personalized learning, broadband connectivity, and data access are not only hot conversation topics among school and district administrators--they've made their way to the U.S. Department of Education (ED).…

Learn how to become a connected educator

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Connected Educators Month (CEM), an initiative launched by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to help educators make better use of digital and social media tools for collaboration,…

Mobile tech offers potential for formative assessment, authentic learning

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It is increasingly evident that policy makers and educators should not ignore the fact that mobile technology holds great potential for student engagement, continuous formative assessment, and authentic…

15 Twitter tweets for amazing Common Core resources

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More than just a virtual message board for what your superintendent had for breakfast, Twitter is always packed with information that can be crucial to every educator’s job.…