4 Best News and Current Events Apps for Students

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

Using Online Learning To Support At-Risk Students

Windsor High School in Connecticut is using online learning to provide remediation for students at risk of not graduating on time and to support students with special needs.

What's Hot and What's Not in Ed Tech for 2015

Our panel of experts predicts what trends, devices and software will define educational technology in the coming year.

What Will the Learning Device of the Future Look Like?

We asked a young innovator, a futurist and the CEO of the One-to-One Institute to imagine what students will be using for learning one day. Here are their predictions, from the fantastical to the practical.

Creating the Technology Framework for Personalized Learning

To realize her vision of learning where students work in "makeries" and "collaboratories," the principal of a new school needed a BYOD program and an adaptable personalized learning platform.

13 Resources To Help You Teach Digital Citizenship

These Web sites and books can guide districts in developing a comprehensive acceptable use policy that will give students the tools they need to succeed in school and beyond.

Bringing the Classroom to Life With Green Screen Technology

Hanna Shekhter, the education technology specialist at Brauser Maimonides Academy in Fort Lauderdale, FL, works with faculty to implement green screen technology as a way to “transport students to another location or time.”

The 5 Most Popular Educational Apps of 2014

These are the five top-rated apps from Common Sense Graphite's "Best Ed Tech of 2014" list.

Helping Students with Learning Disabilities Transition to College

Although assistive technologies and other supports can help, too few students who need them take advantage once they leave high school. Here's what K-12 schools can do to help.

Walking the Student Data Tightrope

"In addition to the purely legal issue, [student data privacy is] really something that school districts should look at from a PR and political perspective and to engage the right people throughout the process," according to attorney Bret Cohen.