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Forget ROI, Here's the 5-Step Tech Investment Plan Districts Should Be Using

When it comes to technology projects, the value of an investment should be defined by its educational return, not its financial return.

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The Surprising Truth About Writing Auto-Graders

The technology promises to save time and tedium, but can English papers truly be assessed without the human touch of a teacher?

Everything You Need to Know About Common Core Testing

The dawn of the Common Core Standards has been coupled with the creation of new assessment methods. These sample questions give educators a snapshot of what the upcoming tests will llook like.

Use These 4 Creative Web Tools in Class And Never Touch Glitter and Glue Again

More than 98% of high school classrooms have internet access, yet teachers routinely assign projects created with paper, glue, and scissors. Using these great Web 2.0 tools, even the least tech savvy teachers and students can easily produce high quality work that is meaningful.

Research Driven? Here's How to Plan Your 1-to-1 Program the Right Way

A 1-to-1 initiative is only as good as the research, planning, and leadership behind it. The experts at Project RED detail the proven way to plan a successful program.

How These Amazing, Kid-Friendly Languages Are Hooking Tomorrow's Programmers

Today's kid-friendly computer languages, like Scratch and Alice, encourage creative expression and exploration.

7 Free Apps for Keeping Parents and Teachers Connected

Teachers are turning to these free apps and digital resources to help keep parents informed and engaged in today's digital world.

Debating iPads or Chromebooks for 1:1? Why not both?

As more school districts consider 1:1 initiatives, they are faced with the decision of which device to roll out. Chromebooks and iPads are two popular choices, but instead of choosing between them, some innovative school districts are deploying both.

Schools Share Essential Tips and Tools for Collaborating in the BYOD Classroom

With the help of browser-based software, students in BYOD districts can be on the same page even if they have different devices.

3 Totally Bogus Fiscal Cliff Myths You Only Think Are True

How will sequestration really affect education? Not in the ways you might think.

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