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CareerVillage Partners with Dell to Produce TechWeek

CareerVillage, a nonprofit that aims to help low-income students better prepare for their future, is teaming up with Dell to produce TechWeek, an online networking campaign from May 16 to 20. Dell is giving CareerVillage $100,000 to aid in its mission.

5 Ways Teachers Are Opening Up the World to Special Education Through Technology

Teachers who work with special needs students are finding that technology can not only broaden their students' experiences but engage them in learning, help them retain information, improve their socialization and boost their self-esteem.

Q&A with Digital Innovator Andrew Smith

As director of digital innovation in North Carolina’s Rowan-Salisbury School District, Andrew Smith and his team have successfully implemented a 1-to-1 iPad program for 20,000 students at 35 schools. He did it in less than a year.

Hiring Experts Still Mostly Boggled by Digital Credentials

The future for digital credentials is still a bit foggy. A new survey on the topic found that just over a third (36 percent) of people involved in human resources and talent management have any knowledge of the topic. Only a quarter of those surveyed have already begun using digital credentials, such as badges, in their recruitment or hiring processes.

Texas Ed Agency Selects Blended Tutorials for Supplemental English Instruction

The Texas Education Agency has chosen a partner to provide high school English resources for the Texas Students Using Curriculum Content to Ensure Sustained Success program.

Orange County Public Schools Adopts Interactive Flat Panels To Support BYOD Program

The Orange County Public School District has adopted interactive flat panels and classroom software to complement its bring-your-own-device program.

Mississippi Creates Computer Science Pilot Program

Six school districts in coastal Mississippi have been chosen to participate in a state-sponsored computer science pilot program, according to the Biloxi-based Sun Herald.

Chicago Schools Win Personalized Learning Grants

Seven Chicago Public Schools will receive $280,000 each as part of the Breakthrough Schools Chicago program.

20 National Finalists Advance to eCybermission Competition

Twenty national finalist teams have been chosen to advance in the 14th annual eCybermission competition, with its National Judging and Educational Event taking place June 20-24 in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

Sound the Trumpets! Finally, Statistical Evidence that 1-to-1 Results in Increased Student Achievement

The evidence drought is over! A recent methodologically rigorous meta-analysis shows that in 1-to-1 classrooms, there is an increase in student achievement. Yay! Here’s the justification for all those 1-to-1 Chromebook roll-outs!

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