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7 Amazingly Easy Video Ideas for Capturing and Keeping Students' Attention

Keeping students attentive in the 21st century classroom is no easy feat. Here are 7 video ideas sure to resonate with students.

The 4 Essential Organization Apps For Your Classroom—And Tons of Ideas For Using Them

Check out these four must-have apps to help you and your students utilize mobile technologies to get organized in the classroom.

Learning to Love the Interactive Whiteboard

A fifth-grade teacher uses her smart board to teach multiple subjects and, despite the occasional power outage, finds that it engages her students in ways a chalkboard never could.

Teachers List the Very Best Apps for Turning Your iPad Into a Collaborative Device

Check out these apps--from popular to obscure--that are helping the iPad realize its potential as a collaborative device in the classroom.

Exploring a Solar System

How Schools Are Making Solar Power Affordable

Solar power can save schools money and give students a valuable educational experience.

4 Tips for Teachers Working with Visually Impaired Students Online

A school for the blind and visually impaired in Washington State uses distance learning to accommodate offsite teachers and students.

Facing Down Network Issues in a Massively Mobile District

With nearly 8,400 school-owned and bring-your-own devices (BYOD) running at any given time, the IT team at Eanes Independent School District knows a thing or two about the value of high uptime. In fact, this Austin, TX-based district has spent the last three years tweaking its WiFi setup to the point where it currently boasts 99 percent uptime and widespread access across nine schools.

12 Advanced iPad Tips All Educators Should Learn

Are you and your students really getting the most out of the iPad? FETC speaker Luis Perez lists 12 little-known tips, tricks, and settings to supercharge your iPad use.

Augmented Reality Is Going Mobile--and Coming to a Classroom Near You

What was once a futuristic technology is now giving students an immersive way to learn from the world around them.

Thinking About Chromebooks? Here's Everything You Need to Know First

At under $300 a device, Chromebooks are an attractive alternative to pricier laptops and tablets. Learn everything you need to know about deploying them from two districts who have taken the plunge.

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