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AV, Interactive & Collaborative Technologies for K-12 Education


  • Playing To Learn

    Imagine a school where the kids play iPad games to learn about genetics or take on the personas of ghosts to learn about the American Revolution. Those are the approaches to teaching going on at Quest to Learn, a public school in New York City that opened in 2009 expressly to explore how gaming can be integrated with curriculum and where educators work alongside curriculum specialists and game designers to develop instruction.

  • From Twitter to Edmodo: Schools Collaborate With Social Media

    Schools are using a variety of social media tools to help students connect and work together.

  • Brain Matters: Maximizing Your Classroom for Learning

    David Sousa, educational consultant, advises teachers to keep brain science in mind when figuring out how to help their students learn.

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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