Skyping from the Frozen Wilds to the Classroom

You would think that polar explorer Mark Wood would have enough on his plate just trying to become one of eight individuals ever to reach the South Pole unassisted, but this explorer frequently takes the time to use technology to interact with schoolchildren worldwide.

Collaboration Helps Districts Share the Cloud

Cloud-based software is often touted as the easiest way to collaborate online. But now, two information technology centers in Ohio are collaborating to maintain the infrastructure of the cloud itself.

Tips, Tricks, and Secrets to Winning Distinguished Educator Awards

Being recognized as an ed tech leader by a company like Apple or Google carries both prestige and perks. Find out what it takes to join the ranks.

7 CTOs Discuss 'The Incredible Shrinking Budget'

Practical and strategic advice on how to practice smart IT in tough times.

How Common Core Could Breathe New Life Into OER

Will the new state standards push more districts to start using open educational resources?

Online Polling Engages Math Students

A math and computer science teacher piloting the Top Hat Monocle platform says it increases student participation, engagement, and collaboration.

Making Digital Libraries Work, With or Without BYOD

Districts are experimenting with strategies for creating state-of-the-art K-12 digital libraries.

The iPads in Education Conference That's Not About iPads

App laundry lists and fly-by-night teaching fads are some of the things you won't find at the EdTechTeacher iPad Summit. Instead, the focus is on deeper learning.

State and District NCLB Waivers: Good News and Bad News

Waivers from the onerous No Child Left Behind requirements offer states and districts much-needed financial flexibility, but they can also lead to confusion.

Choosing the Right Classroom Design Team (And 10 Key Questions to Ask)

Creating collaborative spaces for different grade levels depends on picking the right design team.