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MIND Research Institute Adds Programs to ST Math Series

News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Apr 2014

Hooda Math to Debut Free Cool Math Games at NCTM

News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Apr 2014

Waterford Institute Releases its Reading Program in New Web Model

News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Apr 2014

ProQuest Celebrates America's Libraries with Free Resources and Video Contest

News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Apr 2014

TeachingBooks.net Offers Author Morph App. One Day Only!

News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Apr 2014

Report from MDR Notes Shifts in Library Media Specialist Profession in Wake of Common Core

News/Breaking News - Posted 31 Mar 2014

Mango Languages Sponsors Free Webinar on Language Learning and Acquistion

News/Breaking News - Posted 31 Mar 2014

itslearning Adds Features to Its Digital Learning Platform

News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Mar 2014

Free Resources: Discovery Education's DENapalooza Tour PD Opportunities

News/Free Resources - Posted 20 Mar 2014

Gale Celebrates Upcoming National Library Week with “Libraries are Beautiful!” Photo Contest

News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Mar 2014

Learning.com Launches Digital Citizenship App for Middle and High School Students

News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Mar 2014

Common Core Explorer Helps K-12 Educators Find Quality Digital-Learning Media Aligned to Common Core State Standards

News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Mar 2014
 

Features

  

One-to-One Computing and Learning: Has It Lived Up to Its Expectations?

Some schools are moving into their second decade of one-to-one devices. Has this expensive and expansive educational resource lived up to the expectations? School technology director Renee Ramig points out the mixed results but then offers a blueprint on how to make it work, a goal she heartily supports.
Editorial/Features
Posted 01 Mar 2014
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TOOLS FOR LEARNING: Teaching and Learning the Ways of Our Brave New Digital World

There's a place for digital citizenship education throughout our school experience, from elementary to post-secondary. So this month, Victor has gathered some excellent resources on the subject of teaching this timely topic. Read 'em, use 'em. It's practically an educator's digital civic duty!
Editorial/Features
Posted 01 Feb 2014
- Jan/Feb 2014 Issue By

TOOLS FOR LEARNING: Meaningful Connections--What's New in the Social Media Sphere?

Victor offers up some excellent views on the current state and trajectory of social media in K-12 education. And he then connects you with a half dozen currently hot spaces, places, and tools you can use to leverage the concept.
Editorial/Features
Posted 06 Nov 2013
- Nov/Dec 2013 Issue By

Creating a Safe Social Learning Environment to Improve Student Success

This issue focuses on social media in K-12, and this previously published article from the folks at Schoolwires so closely fit what we editors were looking for that we sought, and received, permission to republish it and expand its distribution.
Editorial/Features
Posted 01 Nov 2013
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Columns

  

IDEA WATCH: Dissecting Ebooks and Libraries--An Evolving Market

In theory, ebooks can provide your students with easy access from all of their devices to reading material, writes Carolyn. But for libraries, there are all sorts of issues to be resolved in order to offer ebooks to our students. Developing an ebook collection is more fraught with questions than answers.
Column/Idea Watch
Posted 01 Mar 2014
- Mar/Apr 2014 Issue By

THE PIPELINE: Preparing Our Schools for the BYOD World

As with one-to-one computing, the BYOD and mobile movements have arrived, are being scrutinized, and are showing mixed results. Proponent Stephen Abram suggests why, in pithy form! And, of course, he points the way to success going forward.
Column/The Pipeline
Posted 01 Mar 2014
- Mar/Apr 2014 Issue By

EDITOR'S NOTES: One-to-One Computing, BYOD, and Learning

Column/Editor’s Notes
Posted 01 Mar 2014
- Mar/Apr 2014 Issue By

THE NEW MEDIA CENTER: Not Just for History--Primary Sources in the Science and Health Classroom

Primary sources are not just for history—they can enhance learning, questioning, and creative thinking in the science or health classroom as well. Mary Alice's quest to learn more about the fluoroscope led her to compile a primary source guide for those interested in the sciences.
Column/The New Media Center
Posted 27 Jan 2014
- Jan/Feb 2014 Issue By

BELLTONES: An Open Letter to Teachers Who do Not Prefer Technology

According to Mary Ann's informal surveys, the issue of technophobia remains an anxiety-producing problem today for some folks. So this month, she's got some supportive, encouraging words that she hope you'll pass along.
Column/Belltones
Posted 27 Jan 2014
- Jan/Feb 2014 Issue By

EDITOR'S NOTES: Digital Citizenship, and a Melding of the Pubs

Column/Editor’s Notes
Posted 27 Jan 2014
- Jan/Feb 2014 Issue By
 

CyberBee’s Web Pick
For April 15, 2014: Have you seen the Common Sense Media television ads with the catchy jingle "Pause and Think Online"? It is certainly worth a look, as is their Digital Citizenship curriculum.
 

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IDEA WATCH: Dissecting Ebooks and Libraries--An Evolving Market

In theory, ebooks can provide your students with easy access from all of their devices to reading material, writes Carolyn. But for libraries, there are all sorts of issues to be resolved in order to offer ebooks to our students. Developing an ebook collection is more fraught with questions than answers.
Posted 01 Mar 2014

One-to-One Computing and Learning: Has It Lived Up to Its Expectations?

Some schools are moving into their second decade of one-to-one devices. Has this expensive and expansive educational resource lived up to the expectations? School technology director Renee Ramig points out the mixed results but then offers a blueprint on how to make it work, a goal she heartily supports.
Posted 01 Mar 2014

SIIA Announces Industry Best Practices to Safeguard Student Information Privacy and Data Security

The privacy and security best practices are intended as guidance for providers of educational services to educational institutions to the extent that they collect, disseminate, use or maintain personally identifiable information about students (student PII).
Posted 24 Feb 2014

TeachingBooks.net Offers Author Morph App. One Day Only!

The brand new app magically transports kids right into studios of award-winning authors, according to the announcement.
Posted 01 Apr 2014

Free Resources: Hooda Math's Free Timed Math Tests for Mobile Devices

The website recently released more than 50 free, non-Flash games that are also compatible with every device. Students and teachers can select a test with 25, 50 or 100 problems.
Posted 11 Mar 2014
 
 
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