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Students at Oakland Unified Participate in Virtual Medical Internships

The program helps students develop real-world skills in their chosen field and helps put their classroom learning into context.

HUD's Castro Looks to Tech Sector to Connect 275,000 Poor Families to Broadband

More than half of all low-income families in this country are not currently connected to the Internet, according to Julián Castro, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

7 Tips for Creating Memorable Learning Experiences

Memorable learning, according to Next Vista For Learning founder Rushton Hurley, is outside the book, the school bus and the campus; and it's hands on and engaging and involves talking, being creative and taking risks.

Blackboard CEO Bill Ballhaus Reflects on His First Weeks at the Helm

Ballhaus likes what he sees at the company he now leads, especially the breadth of its offerings and its capabilities.

Apps Are Free for a Reason

Introducing an educational app to the classroom can be dangerous, and the danger can be revealed at surprising times with startling images.

Inspiring the Next Gen of Tech Workers

It has been called "America's persistent problem": not enough skilled workers to fill millions of job openings. Now some high-tech companies are acting with an eye toward the future with programs and events aimed at K-12 students and educators.

Reshma Saujani Makes the Case for Girls Who Code

The geeky wizards who control the digital world are mostly young men. But girls, led by lawyer-turned-tech-advocate Reshma Saujani, have begun to mine this source of power.

14 Tips to Make BYOD Programs Work for You

Schools that experiment with bring-your-own-device policies have reduced their costs but must cope with a variety of student devices, some of which don't meet minimum standards for computer instruction.

2016 Salary & Job Satisfaction Survey

The numbers are in for our first annual K-12 IT salary survey. While budgeting frustrations hamper much of IT's work, there's also a sense that the work they're undertaking is important.

What's Hot, What's Not in 2016

Our expert panelists weigh in on education technology to give us their verdict on which approaches to tech-enabled learning will have a major impact, which ones are stagnating and which ones might be better forgotten entirely.

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