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  • Stuck in a Portable Classroom? Here's How to Make the Best of It

    Every day in the U.S., hundreds of thousands of teachers go to work in portable classrooms. These teachers and their students face challenges such as limited space and difficult access to bathrooms. Here, a principal and a district director of technology share their solutions for making sure that every student in every type of classroom has equal access to quality education. Read Full Article

  • Research: Boys Say They're More Likely to Pursue STEM Careers Than Girls

    Teenage boys say they are more likely to pursue STEM careers than girls, according to research recently published by nonprofit Junior Achievement and professional services firm EY (formerly Ernst & Young). More than one-third (36 percent) of boys surveyed said they would pursue STEM careers in the future, versus only 11 percent of girls. Read Full Article

  • Review of Liz Kolb’s New Book, 'Learning First, Technology Second'

    The Triple E Framework, developed by Liz Kolb, guides teachers in thinking through how to make effective use of specific technology in their specific classrooms. Available up to now primarily on the Triple E website, ISTE has just published Kolb’s book length treatment of Triple E — which we review in this week’s blog post! Read Full Article

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  • Califone Introduces CD360 for Better Classroom Listening

    Califone International is today unveiling the CD360, a CD player designed specifically for everyday classroom use. It features shatterproof ABS plastic for safety and durability, a maximum volume limiter so students can listen at a safe and appropriate level, skip and search functions, a directory button, anti-shock button and LCD display.

  • Funds for Learning Reveals Insights to E-Rate Program Impact

    A new presidential administration and changes at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) have raised questions about the E-rate program, yet recipients and applicants continue to rely on the federal subsidy program, according to a nationwide survey conducted by Funds for Learning, an E-rate compliance firm.

  • A3 Education Hosts IoT Summer Class with Acer

    A3 Education, an education management and consulting company of 15 California schools, partnered with Acer America to launch a free, online class this summer that equips students with programming skills to design and build Internet of things (IoT) devices.

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