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  • 10 Predictions for Blended Learning in 2013

    In the ninth installment of their monthly column, blended learning experts Michael B. Horn and Heather Staker predict how blended learning programs will evolve in 2013.

  • Connecting with Students

    It's the little things that can help a teacher connect with every student in the class, according to author Lynell Burmark: A good place to start: Show the image first, then use the words.

  • Teaching With Content Curation

    A California teacher discovers an effective tool for teaching English.

  • Android Set To Increase Dominance of Smart Phone Market

    Google's Android operating system is cruising toward total dominance of the smart phone market globally. According to new research, Android will power 68.3 percent of all smart phones shipped in 2012--up nearly 20 points from 2011--while Apple's iOS remains at a healthy but unmoving 18.8 percent market share. On the horizon, both Android and iOS will be challenged by Microsoft Windows-based handsets.

  • Smart Devices Continue Surge, Hit New Record

    More smart connected devices--desktops, laptops, tablets, and smart phones--shipped in the latest quarter than in any other quarter in history, topping 303.6 million units, growing 27.1 percent from the same period last year, according to a new analysis and forecast released by market research firm IDC. The strongest gains were seen by the three leading manufacturers: Samsung, Apple, and Lenovo.

Is your district using technology systemically and innovatively?

Then you should apply for the Sylvia Charp Award! Sponsored by T.H.E. Journal and ISTE, this annual award recognizes a school district that has shown effectiveness and innovation in the application of technology district-wide. The winning district will be honored at ISTE 2013 and receive $2000 for travel to the conference in San Antonio, June 23-26. Click here for more information about criteria and how to apply.

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