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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.

The History of Ed Tech Shows It's Not About the Device

In a companion piece to a wildly popular article on the history of educational technology, we trace the trends of the present and look to the future, all with an eye toward helping districts find the right device for their classrooms.

10 Steps That Protect the Privacy of Student Data

CoSN is now offering a free toolkit to help districts navigate the tricky issue of data privacy. Lesson number one: Complying with FERPA and COPPA is just the beginning.

EducationSuperHighway CEO Discusses the Impact of the FCC Vote on Broadband Funding

Evan Marwell shares his opinions on how the recent E-rate vote will affect broadband subsidies in American schools — and tells how educators can continue to push the FCC to raise the E-rate funding cap.

5 Apps Every Teacher Should Have

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of indispensable applications for educators.

How to Survive a Cyberattack

Here's how a North Carolina district responded to a denial-of-service attack that came from one of its own schools.

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