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  • A Framework for Technology Adoption: Making Your Pedagogy Deeply Digital

    This week’s blog post distills our 30-plus years of working in K–12 classrooms trying, trying, trying to integrate computing devices into those K–12 classrooms. The result: five guidelines. Educators, what’s your take on these five guidelines? Researchers: "Experience is the best teacher, but a fool will learn from no other." Read Full Article

  • What Can Third Graders Do With Technology?

    In this week’s blog post, a third grade teacher in a public school provides a clear example of what our blog, "Reinventing Curriculum" is all about. Mr. Gabriel DellaVecchia has used 1-to-1 in an imaginative, productive, and effective manner. What the children in his class accomplished is absolutely inspiring! Read Full Article

  • Memo to OER Purveyors: Teachers Don’t Want Content, Teachers Want Curriculum!

    While OER marketplaces tend to tout the amount and types of content on offer, we must remind ourselves that content is not curriculum — and it is curriculum that teachers actually want. We go on to describe the life-cycle of a digital lesson — and argue that support for all the life cycle phases is only just beginning to be provided. Read Full Article

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  • Encourage Teamwork with Great Brainstorming Resources

    Visual brainstorming tools, such as mind maps and virtual corkboards, can help students get organized and comfortable sharing their ideas.

  • 3 Game Design Tools to Inspire Learning

    From drag-and-drop programming to scripting language, these top apps and games are great for a range of learners. Students will not only exercise their design-thinking muscles, they'll also learn valuable coding and engineering principles.

  • The Art of Procurement: Balancing Price and Performance

    The learning environment is changing in our schools, and technology is playing a big role. How schools are acquiring their resources can be as affecting as the changes in instructional practices used by teachers.

The Latest in Mobile Computing

  • Digital Learning Day is Feb. 23. Here's How to Celebrate

    The annual Digital Learning Day, started in 2012, gives educators an opportunity to collaborate with peers, share ideas, try out new digital tools, celebrate education innovation and play a role in the transformation of their own schools and communities. Digital Learning Day 2017 is Thursday, Feb. 23.

  • Bloomz App Introduces New Features for Childcare Centers

    The parenting mobile app Bloomz is introducing today a set of features tailored to childcare centers, including check-in/check-out attendance and daily sheets to keep parents on top of their kids’ everyday activities. Bloomz is also partnering with the Ohio chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to educate parents across the country on a variety of topics relevant to raising children.

  • CTL Teams with PortableCloud to Offer Web Content and Apps Over WiFi Without Internet Connection

    CTL (Compute, Teach, Learn) is partnering with PortableCloud to offer the PortableCloud platform and Cube servers, which allow users to access curated files, web content and web apps over WiFi in any device with a browser, regardless of internet connectivity.

Vendor Resources

Cisco Partner - Gold Certified
Cisco hardware, software and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible—providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. CDWG.com/cisco
Sonicwall
SonicWALL, Inc. designs, develops and manufacturers network security, secure remote access, web and e-mail security, continuous data protection, and policy and management solutions for schools. Offering appliance-based products as well as value-added subscription services, its comprehensive array of solutions provides enterprise-class Internet and data protection without any compromises. CDWG.com/sonicwall
Watchguard
WatchGuard builds affordable, all-in-one network and content security solutions. WatchGuard's extensible threat management (XTM) network security solutions combine firewall, VPN and security services to protect networks from spam, viruses malware and intrusions. CDWG.com/watchguard
M86 Security
M86 Security is one of the largest providers of Secure Web Gateways and the largest independent provider of web and e-mail content security in the world. M86 Security delivers deep experience and outstanding product performance. CDWG.com/M86