A New Platform for Connecting the Physical and Digital Worlds

The professor who led a study of several school systems that piloted an all-in-one computer and 3D scanner talks about its potential to help teach STEM and collaboration.

3 Key Trends in AV Technology for Schools

With active learning environments on the rise, new systems must support collaboration in the classroom and on the Web.

How Virtualization and BYOD Help Students Learn Anywhere, Anytime

Douglas Meade, director of information technology at York County School Division (VA), shares how a desktop virtualization initiative has enhanced mobility for students and teachers.

8 Tips and Tools for Teaching Digital Citizenship

This list of four tips and four tools will allow every educator to create lessons and units that can help make all of your students better digital citizens.

6 Must-Have Apps for Teachers' Back-to-School Toolkit

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite has compiled this list of apps to help teachers make their classrooms interactive, creative and productive in the new school year.

7 Apps for Building Global Awareness in the Classroom

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite has compiled this list of apps designed to help students learn geography, world languages and cultural understanding.

5 Tech Tools to Help Prepare for Common Core Assessments

With the first round of computer-based Common Core assessments complete, here are a handful of tech tools that will help teachers and students prepare for the next round.

3 Unexpected IT Issues in 1-to-1 Districts

Challenges facing IT directors include an astronomical need for bandwidth, rethinking learning spaces and delivering professional development instead of just training.

How a 21st Century Librarian Enhances Student Learning

An award-winning director of library services shares her best practices for using LiveBinders, makerspaces and a variety of interactive tools to kickstart libraries in her district.

How Do We Make School Network Infrastructure Affordable?

As districts adopt 1-to-1 or BYOD, they need to adapt new ways of financing and maintaining their networks.