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Software Maps the Way to True Data-Driven Decision-Making

Geovisual software can help district leaders make data-driven decisions about redistricting, attrition, and transportation.

Honing the Flipped Classroom

Serving a large student body that's wired for the kind of learning that the flipped classroom provides, a Texas school district invests time, money, and energy into creating course content that students access on their own time.

13 Great Twitter Chats Every Educator Should Check Out

With hundreds of education-focused Twitter chats popping up across the globe, it can be tough for educators to get started. Here's the skinny on the what, when, and where of the best chats, and a few simple ways you can join the conversation.

6 Ways Teachers Can Use Google Hangouts

Andrew Marcinek, the director of technology at Groton-Dunstable Regional School District in Groton, MA, shares his half-dozen favorite applications of the free video chat service.

A First Look at How Educators Are Really Using Google Glass

After months of speculation, the first teachers have finally begun using Google's augmented reality eyewear to improve their lessons. Here's how Glass will really impact education.

Your iPad Rollout Could Get You Sued

A thicket of legal issues has sprung up in response to modern 1-to-1 and BYOD programs. In every rollout, schools have some tough choices to make.

Will Gaming Save Education, or Just Waste Time?

Today's sophisticated digital games are engaging students and conveying hard-to-teach concepts like failure and perspective. So why aren't more classrooms playing along?

How Your Student Data Could Be Saving You Time

Two new startups are helping save schools time by making constant input of student information a thing of the past.

How to Find Money For Technology Purchases--This Year

As another academic year begins, familiar funding sources are offering new money, and new proposals hold out the promise of future funds.

From Texting to Plagiarism, How to Stop High-Tech Cheating

With the proliferation of mobile devices and instant access to the internet, cheating has become easier than ever. What can educators do to stop it?

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