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By Banding Together, Some Districts Save Big On Cloud Computing

A major statewide initiative in North Carolina is showing how a consortium model can minimize risks for districts and help them exploit the advantages of cloud computing.

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The Best Little Teacher Education Program Out There

The Blue Valley School District’s teacher training program models pedagogy and technology for tomorrow’s teachers while they’re today’s high school students. Colleges of education should take notice.

5 Professional Development Tips for Open Educational Resources

Here are five ways to make sure your school's teachers are ready to use and embrace open educational resources.

5 Professional Development Tips for Open Educational Resources

Here are five ways to make sure your school's teachers are ready to use and embrace open educational resources.

A Balanced Approach to E-Portfolios

An e-portfolio pioneer discusses the value that e-portfolios provide in the K-12 learning environment, what's holding them back in the age of standardized assessments, and which tools teachers can use to improve the effectiveness of e-portfolios in their classrooms.

9 Creative Storytelling Tools That Will Make You Wish You Were A Student Again

T.H.E. Journal asked educators for the most creative storytelling apps available, and we did a little digging on our own, too. The tools and apps we found turn students into novelists, artists, and moviemakers.

Delivering BYOD Security

This Washington state K-12 district is turning to desktop virtualization to help maintain network security in its new BYOD environment for users who require more than just access to the Internet.

As High-Stakes Online Testing Approaches, Will Your iPads Work?

As more schools invest in student iPad programs, one question still unanswered is whether or not those devices can be used for the high-stakes online tests coming in 2014.

Solving Formative Assessment's Catch-22

Teachers often have a hard time embedding assessment in their instruction, but some technologies are making it a little easier.

Teachers Find iPad Slide-sharing App Nearpod Like 'PowerPoint on Steroids'

Three educators explain how the slide-sharing app Nearpod--which lets teachers create and share presentations on students' iPads--is changing the face of lesson delivery at their schools.

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