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10 Interactive Whiteboard "Don'ts"

These “worst practices” generally stem from failing to understand what whiteboards can really do in the classroom. We asked several educational technology leaders to share some common “don’ts” for teachers using an IWB. Here are the top 10.

The Top 10 iPad Apps for Special Education

To help empower independence in SPED learners, try these top 10 apps.

5 Real Solutions for Managing Tablets and iPads in Schools

IT leaders describe their top 5 pain points in managing iPads and other tablets--and how they are addressing the challenges.

For Laptops and Tablets, Do You Even Need Insurance?

As they put more devices in the hands of younger students, districts are calculating whether the peace of mind that comes with insurance is worth the cost.

The Top 10 iPad Apps for Special Education

Empowering independence in SPED learners: There’s an app for that!

Inside the Data-Tracking RTT-D Projects That Won Millions

Profiles of two Race to the Top-District winners show how they are using data to drive school reforms and personalize education.

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.

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.

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