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How 5 Inspiring Tablet Classrooms Are Changing Education

There’s no one way to use tablets in the classroom. We look at some of the most creative uses from today’s top tablet educators.

4 Top-Rated Interactive Whiteboard Apps for Flipped Classrooms

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of apps that facilitate collaboration among mobile devices in a flipped classroom.

8 Free (and Nearly Free) Resources for English Language Learners

These digital and online tools can help your English language learners build vocabulary and improve their reading abilities while often putting them in control of their own learning.

15 Apps Every Principal Should Have

Whether fostering collaboration, easing communication or tracking Common Core, these mission-critical apps keep today’s principals connected with their colleagues, students and parents.

Personalizing Instruction With 1-to-1 and Blended Learning

Rich Boettner, the chief technology officer at Hilliard City Schools (OH), details how his district started with a technology task force and ended up using 1-to-1 computing to facilitate blended learning.

7 IT Best Practices for 1-to-1 Districts

CTOs and directors of technology share the lessons they've learned in rolling out devices to every student and teacher.

9 Ideas to Help Explain Common Core to Parents

Jared Myracle, the supervisor of instruction at Gibson County Special School District (TN) and author of 'Common Core Standards for Parents for Dummies,' offers educators some best practices for explaining Common Core.

Giving Teachers Control of MDM

New software is helping migrate mobile device management from the IT department to the classroom.

iPads Aren't Just for Students

Districts are using the tablets to deliver iOS-based professional development to instructors and administrators.

Using TPACK to Guide a 1-to-1 iPad Pilot

TPACK shaped the design of instructional activities and student learning projects at Alexandria Country Day School (VA) as they piloted iPad integration in their fifth grade. A group of teachers, learning specialists and administrators came together to design a curriculum that would integrate an “Information and Communications Literacies” approach to support an inquiry- and project-based curriculum.

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