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Ed Tech Marketplace

This resource directory connects CIOs, faculty, and staff to solutions providers for everything from equipment and hardware to instruction materials, data management, multimedia technology, facility equipment, enterprise solutions, furniture and much more.

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DataContent 2013

October 15-17, 2013

Philadelphia, Pa.

Connected Educator Month

Virtual

October 2013

Create a Successful Blended Classroom

Webinar

September 11, 2013

Social (Media) Classrooms

Webinar

September 4, 2013

Impact study looks at the value of dual enrollment

In “Early College, Early Success: Early College High School Initiative Impact Study,” the authors evaluated the impact of dual enrollment on high school graduation, college enrollment, and degree attainment both for the overall sample and for various subgroups, including women, ethnic minorities, and low-income students.

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A new twist on 3D printing: With liquid metal

It's been around for nearly 30 years, but researchers at North Carolina State University in Raleigh have spent four years researching how to conduct 3D printing in a new way—with liquid metals.

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Managing resistance to change

Change is hard. Trying new things engages a fear of the unknown that makes most people uncomfortable. Here, Liz B. Davis, director of education technology at Belmont Hill School (Boston, Mass.), discusses ways she has found success managing resistance to change.

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Five best practices to follow when using Facebook with students

Covering such topics as friending, groups, pages, roles, and account type, Lisa Nielsen offers five tips for maintaining a safe, fun, and successful class Facebook page.

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A few widgets to consider adding to a classroom blog

Richard Byrne offers some helpful ideas on classroom blogging tools, including one that allows readers to leave voice messages, and another which lets students upload files to an ftp site while keeping all the other files on the site private.

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