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    What Makes a Great Makerspace? A section of the expansive makerspace at Analy High School in Sebastapol, CA.

    As schools across the country are demonstrating, makerspaces aren't just about technology. They're about giving outlet to students' creativity. Spaces can be as elaborate as sophisticated machine shops or as simple as libraries converted to support hands-on learning. 10/20/16 Read Full Article

  • Professional Development

    Competency-Based Professional Learning Gets Test Drive Competency-Based Professional Learning Gets Test Drive

    Two years after Teaching Matters shifted its focus to competency-based professional learning, this non-profit that works on initiatives to increase teacher effectiveness, especially in urban public schools, has issued a 17-page report that profiles use cases from its work in three teacher leadership training programs and four lessons it has learned from those experiences. 10/19/16 Read Full Article

  • 3D Printers

    3D Printer Shipments to Double in 2016 student using a 3d printer

    Global sales of 3D printers will more than double from last year to 2016, growing 108 percent from 219,168 shipments to 455,772, according to a new report from Gartner. 10/19/16 Read Full Article

  • STEM

    Making Tech Her Story: Increasing Girls' Interest in IT

    CompTIA Director of Corporate Communications Steve Ostrowski talks about a new study that looks at why girls lose interest in tech careers beginning in high school, and offers advice for what educators can do to boost girls' interest in STEM. 10/14/16 Read Full Article

  • IT Trends

    The Patchwork of State Student Privacy Laws The Patchwork of State Student Privacy Laws

    An interview with the Center for Democracy & Technology's Michelle De Mooy 10/13/16 Read Full Article

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