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5/15/2013

5/15/2013

If you needed more proof kids are getting better and better with technology, look no further than Murdock Middle School, part of the Charlotte County Public Schools in Port Charlotte, Fla. Students there are earning the same certificates as professionals working in the high-tech industry.

5/15/2013

Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, announced Promethean’s ActivInspire teaching and learning software is now available for purchase for both new and current customers of Epson’s industry-leading BrightLink® interactive projectors. Educators in the United States and Canada now have an easy way to add curriculum software into interactive learning environments.

5/15/2013

On Monday, a group of Senate Democrats, accompanied by members of the American Federation of Teachers, called on Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and the Department of Education to stop implementing the Common Core standards, which Corbett's Democratic predecessor, Gov. Ed Rendell, started to get students ready for college and careers.

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June 8-14, 2013

Orlando, Fla.

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September 24-27, 2013

Chicago, Ill.

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June 10-12, 2013

Orlando, Fla.

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June 17-20, 2013

Hot Springs, Ark.

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During my eight years as a teacher and education consultant, I have seen an acceleration in the digital shift in education. When I began in 2005 at age 23, it was at the beginning of Web 2.0. My students weren’t yet posting status updates on Facebook; nor were they tweeting, sharing videos or bringing smartphones to class. Boy, were things about to change.

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Moffat County School District RE-1

Craig, Colo.

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North Chicago Community Unit School District #187

North Chicago, Ill.

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June 23-25, 2013

Washington, D.C.

5/15/2013

Educators want to give Minneapolis Public Schools more autonomy on budgets, hiring and schedules.

5/15/2013

The Florida Council of Instructional Technology Leaders has named Debbie S. Anderson, a principal in the Santa Rosa School District (Milton, Fla.), 2013 Innovative Principal of the Year. According to the person who nominated her, Anderson "works tirelessly to ensure that technology positively influences student performance, as well as student behavior."

5/15/2013

The talk of closing schools in Richmond is back on — and there’s a third school on the list.

5/15/2013

The best American K12 schools, many of them in the New York City metro area, are fully competitive with their peers around the world, even in math and science—though experts often tell us otherwise.

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