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What Is TED-Ed’s Role in Today’s Classroom?

Tech Disruptions

The Emergence of District Social Media Managers

While hiring dedicated social media managers is commonplace in the private sector, it’s rarely seen in school districts.

Common Core Testing Online Without Constant Connectivity?

A new survey of Louisiana schools reveals a critical issue facing most states nationwide: schools are lacking the technology needed to conduct online testing required by the Common Core State Standards.

Digital Textbooks That Integrate Formative Assessment

Tech-savvy Florida district adopts digital textbooks.

Mobile App Pilot Sparks Interest in STEM

Students produced three components for their culminating project: a business plan, a working mobile app, and a strategy to bring the app to the Android market.

Tech Funding in the 2013 Proposed Budget Remains Integrated

Technology marketplace will be more efficient in addressing various school and student needs in the coming school year, says Cator.

4G Bridges the Digital Divide in Rural Areas

President Obama hopes to bring high-speed wireless Internet to all rural areas in the next five years.

FCC Continues with Apple’s e-books Momentum

The FCC released plans to get all U.S. students, from kindergarten through the 12th grade, using electronic book titles by 2017—in five years.

Whiteboards Engage Autistic Students in Social Learning

Although touchscreen tablets work well as personalized tools, they cannot be a replacement for interactive whiteboards, which help autistic students with social learning in a group setting.

YouTube for Schools Makes its Debut

Many districts have blocked YouTube saying it was a distraction. Its new portal, however, offers solutions to teachers.

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