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5 Reasons Schools Still Need Desktop Computers

Despite the growth of mobile learning, desktops still have a place in the 21st century classroom.

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3 Ways To Raise Money for Tech in the Classroom

When schools need technology and districts can't provide it, sometimes the only way to find the funds is to get creative.

Can Technology Predict Teacher Success?

Busy districts are turning to technological solutions to help them vet and select applicants for teaching positions

4 Awesome Astronomy Apps

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of its top apps that help teach astronomy.

9 Lessons From 1-to-1 Pioneers

Providing a device for every student doesn’t require a huge staff or an impossible amount of funding — and you don’t have to figure out everything before you’ve begun. But it does call for vision, planning and commitment, as these experts will attest.

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Keeping Student Data Private

Five CTOs discuss their data privacy concerns and reveal how they are working with teachers, students and the community to safeguard student information.

Building a Blended School

Rich Kiker, the director of online learning at Palisades School District (PA), talks about how he helped build an online learning environment that offers expanded choice for students and plenty of professional development and support for teachers.

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Bandwidth for All

With more and more students using mobile devices for learning, districts are finding creative ways to provide enough bandwidth for everyone to do their work outside of school.

Global Collaboration Projects that Go Way Beyond Skype

Here's how one program is engaging Web 2.0 skills to bridge cultures and classrooms — one project at a time.

3 Free Ways to Add Animation to Your Classroom

As we approach the end of the school year, new tech tools are a great way to keep educators and students interested. And what’s more engaging than animation?

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