A Class Full of Geniuses

For many districts, having students do tech support as part of their classwork has helped create a culture of trust and innovation.

9 IT Best Practices for BYOD Districts

Districts with successful bring your own device programs share their key strategies for rolling out and managing student-owned devices in school.

5 Tech Tools That Help Personalize PD

As more districts take advantage of social media, online surveys and more, the days of one-size-fits-all professional development are over.

4 Awesome Arts Apps for Students of All Ages

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

What Can Ed Tech Certification Do for You?

A variety of programs can help K-12 technology professionals boost their knowledge and prepare themselves for the expanding demands of their jobs.

Decisions Made Now Will Guide Education for the Next 20 Years

Educators and students could benefit or suffer intensely from the battles now being fought over education technology.

How Blended Learning and Gamification Increase Student Engagement

Rob Schwartz, a teacher at a blended learning magnet school, shares how design missions validate "the individual over the content" and give students the freedom to fail.

'Soon We'll All Be Gamers'

Are games really a waste of time? For Jane McGonigal, the first person to earn a Ph.D. in the study of the effects of gaming, they're a crucial part of what makes us human — a crucial part that doesn't get the attention it deserves.

7 Best Practices for Building a Multimodal Online Elementary Curriculum

A course designer shares the process that her virtual school uses to decide how to teach STEAM and the humanities.

5 Essential Multimedia Skills Every Educator Must Master

In a national survey, we asked teachers, administrators and tech leaders to tell us how technology energizes their classrooms. Here are their top five answers.