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3 Lessons American Districts Can Learn From Foreign Schools

Countries around the world are embracing innovative approaches to technology. Here are some best practices that U.S. educators can adopt from Singapore, Mexico and Japan.

Cooperative Purchasing: 3 Benefits of Strength in Numbers

For K-12 ed tech leaders, budgets are chronically tight. One way to make the most of your available funds is to let the strength in numbers work for you by joining a buying network.

Locust Grove Middle School Blends with Lab Rotation Model

Locust Grove Middle School in Henry County, GA implemented a lab rotation model of blended learning for half of its school population last year with impressive results, and this year the entire school has made the switch.

Starting a Project-Based School

For his first year as principal of a fourth- and fifth-grade campus, Todd Nesloney hired a completely new staff and adopted an entirely project-based learning approach.

5 Study Aid Apps for Middle and High School Common Core

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of apps that can help middle and high school students study for subjects that are aligned with the Common Core.

How Google Apps for Education Can Help You Implement Common Core

To support the new standards' emphasis on student collaboration, keyboarding and online research, Pascagoula School District (MS) implemented GAFE. A tech integration specialist shares how the move has eased the district's transition to the Common Core State Standards.

6 Must-Have Apps for Tech Leaders

These tablet tools will help technology directors and coordinators make the most out of their mobile devices.

Inspiring Creativity With No-Tech, Low-Tech and High-Tech Tools

At Hubbard Woods Elementary, Todd Burleson uses his dual role as head librarian and technology guru to empower students to tell their own stories.

1-to-1 + BYOD + PD = Success

The winner of this year's Sylvia Charp Award for District Innovation is Richland Two, which has found the right formula for a tech transformation.

Eighth-Graders Create Device for Disabled Student Using 3D Design Software and 3D Printing

A class in Swanson, VA, used Autodesk 360 Fusion software and a MakerBot 3D printer to design, model, print and test devices that will help a disabled member of their community better communicate.

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