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  • 7 Lessons Learned From a Successful 1-to-1 Laptop Program

    Last year, Savannah-Chatham County Schools (GA) launched a 1-to-1 laptop learning program that has spurred higher test scores among participating students. Here, the district's manager of instructional technology shares the lessons she learned. Read Full Article

  • 4 Ways Digital Tech Has Changed K-12 Learning

    Digital technology has taken the world by storm — particularly in the past decade. It makes sense that this trend would have an impact on K-12 learning because there is nothing in modern American society that digital technology has not touched. While the names of the mobile applications and computer programs may change, there are some foundational ways that technology has already changed the face of education forever. Here are four examples. Read Full Article

  • A Hot New, Free Resource From the Feds: A Guide for Educational Software Developers

    The U.S. Department of Educational Technology has just published an excellent resource for educational software developers. In our review of the guide, we point out that it makes the case that the Rubicon has finally been crossed: Technology is making (and will continue to make) a profound impact on K-12 education. Read Full Article

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    Common Sense Media’s service Graphite has compiled this list of the best apps to inspire and help students complete maker and DIY projects.

  • 4 Super Sustainability Apps for Students

    Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of the best apps to teach students about sustainability, biodiversity and ecosystems.

  • 7 Best Test-Prep Apps for Students

    Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of the best apps to help students prepare for standardized tests.

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