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The Great Wall of Collaboration

Two educators tell stories of how using a widescreen interactive learning system gets students excited about sharing their work with their classmates.

Report: Virtual Reality Shipments to Rocket up 2,400 Percent This Year

Shipments of virtual reality devices will expand by more than 2,400 percent this year according to a new forecast from International Data Corp.

4 Ways Schools Are Overcoming Flipped Learning Equity Challenges

These workarounds are supporting the flipped learning movement off campus and even when digital equity is sparse or non-existent.

Tough Tech Choices: Laptops, Tablets, Chromebooks, BYOD?

Jeff Mao, who helped lead the nation's first statewide 1-to-1 learning program — the Maine Learning Technology Initiative — offers up practical advice to help you find your school's solution.

4 Ways Furnishings Can Enhance the 21st Century Classroom

Furniture can make or break an educational space. Whether it’s wheels for mobility, plugs for devices or cushions for comfort, furnishings help create the environment best suited to an individual classroom’s needs. Here four educators discuss the furnishings they use to help motivate and engage their students.

Robotic Telepresence Device Allows Student to Attend School Virtually While Receiving Treatment

Naya Salah, a seventh grader at Stratford School's Santa Clara Middle School, uses a videoconferencing system called Beam to attend school as she recovers from leukemia and gets chemotherapy.

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.

4 Ways Teachers Are Learning To Use Technology To Benefit Students with Special Needs

When it comes to technology-related professional development for teachers of students with special needs, a wide variety of options are available.

Technology's Role in Closing the Achievement Gap

A Q&A with Philip D. Lanoue, Ph.D., superintendent, Clarke County School District, Athens, GA.

Vetting OER for the Common Core

Karl Nelson is the director of the Digital Learning Department for the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. In this Q&A, he talks about how his state is using open educational resources to help support Common Core State Standards.

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