Here’s how creative educators are using hardware and software to build a bridge between the digital and physical worlds.
Common Sense Media’s service Graphite has compiled this list of the best apps to inspire and help students complete maker and DIY projects.
Internet-enabled school buses keep students connected on the road, in school parking lots and in their own neighborhoods.
- By Bridget McCrea
Kirsten Wright, an educational technology teacher at Desert Sands Unified School District (CA), talks about how making the move to 1-to-1 has transformed not only teaching and learning, but the physical design of her districts' classrooms.
Canterbury School, a preK3-12 independent, college preparatory school in Fort Myers, FL, is offering classes designed to help parents feel comfortable with their kids' using mobile devices and other technology in school.
- By Nicole Allbritton
With online testing underway in many states, we look at the hardware and software that districts are using to teach to the new standards.
For districts looking to get the most bang for their ed tech buck, devices that fall somewhere between tablets and traditional laptops can be just the right fit.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Chet Bembenek, technology manager for a small district in Wisconsin, shares his tips for making the most of the typically limited technology budgets schools have to work with.
An award-winning teacher and author shares her secrets for transforming slide shows into interactive learning experiences.
- By Lynell Burmark
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.