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Starting and Maintaining a Virtual School

Scott Merrick is the v-Learning Specialist at Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (TN). Here, he recounts how the district built a virtual school, how he keeps students engaged and how he plans to expand the school's offerings.

Connecting Across the Last Frontier

An Alaskan school district the size of Great Britain turns to technology to help develop a more streamlined maintenance process for its Macs.

4 Apps for Elementary Wellness Education

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 concepts including relaxation, yoga and healthy eating.

Predictive Analytics in K-12: Advantages, Limitations & Implementation

Predictive analytics is growing rapidly in popularity among school district leaders. K-12 school districts are collaborating with universities and businesses at an accelerating pace, using advanced analytics to create innovative new models and tools to advance students' performance.

28 Free and Cheap Resources to Help You Teach Common Core

If you’re looking to invigorate your classroom with games, video, personalization and other student favorites, this list is a great place to start. And best of all, most of the tools below won’t cost you or your school a dime.

5 Lessons Newmark School Can Teach Us about Outfitting the Classroom

Although this K-12 school is intended for children with special needs, its recent redesign has something to teach every school about learning in the 21st century.

Teaching the Brain to Learn

Here’s how educators can use the latest neurological research to help improve math and science instruction.

Helping STEM Take Root

Private and public sector groups are joining the effort to steer students toward tech education and careers.

How Mobile Devices Are Saving IWBs

Three schools tell how they're combining tablets and clickers with interactive whiteboards to engage students on multiple levels.

Leadership for the Mobile Classroom

JD Ferries-Rowe is the Chief Information Officer and debate coach at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School in Indianapolis. Here, he recounts how embracing BYOT has changed everything from how the school approaches PD to what classrooms look like.

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