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Get Ready: MOOCs Are Coming to K-12

Open online courses offer the promise of education for everyone, but in K-12, their best application is helping high-achieving students get ahead.

3 Online Speech Therapy Success Stories

Schools with limited resources or limited access to speech-language pathologists are turning to virtual options to meet their students' needs.

Young Filmmakers Find Their Voices

The Adobe Youth Voices Summit brings young people from around the world to learn about digital media tools, create videos, and learn how to tell stories that pack a punch.

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Bringing Student Assessments to the iPad

Kansas school district develops a multifaceted, proprietary database platform to help teachers more efficiently administer and review student assessments.

Districts Turn to Intensive PD to Prepare for Common Core

District leaders are learning about standards and assessments from Discovery Education’s Common Core Academy—and spreading this knowledge to their teachers.

A Small District's Journey to 1-to-1

An instructional technologist tells the story of how Edenton-Chowan Public Schools (NC) have started down the road to a 1-to-1 environment, and how their initiative has improved teaching and learning.

Amplify's Joel Klein Talks Tablets, Big Data, and Disappearing Textbooks

Joel Klein is heading up News Corp's new education division, Amplify. He shares his vision on education, 1-to-1, learning analytics, the MOOC phenomenon, and more.

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How Tech Directors Must Really Prepare for Common Core

Readiness for the new standards is about more than devices and networks.

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How Are Teachers Getting Ready for the Common Core?

Educators uncertain about implementing the new standards and assessments can learn from two districts that are ahead of the game.

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Getting Your School Tech Ready for Common Core Assessments

Schools have about 15 months to prepare for the online assessments that reflect the learning goals of the Common Core State Standards. Some districts already know what the transition will be like. Here’s what they’ve learned about preparing.

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