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5 Key Ways To Stretch Your Tech Budget

Chet Bembenek, technology manager for a small district in Wisconsin, shares his tips for making the most of the typically limited technology budgets schools have to work with.

3 Tips To Caffeinate Teacher and Student Presentations

An award-winning teacher and author shares her secrets for transforming slide shows into interactive learning experiences.

4 Super Sustainability Apps for Students

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of the best apps to teach students about sustainability, biodiversity and ecosystems.

The Power of Small Data

In order to deliver personalized education, districts have to gather and share students' statistics. Here's how the strategic use of data can boost teaching and learning.

7 Proven Strategies for Winning Ed Tech Grants

"Writing a grant" today can mean anything from stating your case in a Word document to producing a video or making a direct pitch on a Web site. Whatever the medium, it's how you tell your story that sets you apart from the competition.

Sharing Screens All Over the Classroom

Val Verde Unified School District uses mobile hardware and software to keep students and teachers on the same page.

Extra Torque at Manteca Unified

This 1-to-1 program set itself apart from the norm by taking advantage of every trick it could think of to expand and exploit.

How One New York City Principal Manages Smartphones in Class

Nancy Amling, the founding principal of Hudson High School of Learning Technologies, talks about what will and won’t change at her school now that the New York City Department of Education has lifted its ban on smartphones on campus.

K-12 Digital Curriculum Growing; Print Shrinking

Curriculum publishers in K-12 have been shifting their product development to digital and away from print, according to new research.

ESEA Loophole Costing Title I Schools $1,200 per Student

What could $668,900 buy? That's the amount on average not received by Title I schools owing to a "comparability loophole" in funding that some education experts would like to close in the upcoming ESEA reauthorization process.

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