21st-century learning

Preparing for Large Scale Tech Rollouts

BYOD and 1-to-1 projects are growing in popularity exponentially. District Administration spoke with administrators from four districts around the country about the key considerations before beginning a BYOD or 1-to-1 project, and the steps necessary for a successful implementation, including meeting bandwidth requirements and best practices around professional development.

Iowa students having fun while learning 21st-century skills

Tipton School District integrates technology literacy into existing curriculum using EasyTech by Learning.com

Prepare Students for Success with 21st-Century Skills

To tackle upcoming assessments and be college and career ready, students need to have digital literacy skills.

Long Island students develop crucial 21st-century skills

New York district uses EasyTech from Learning.com to supplement curriculum and prepare for PARCC assessment

Are schools doing too much for kids and none of it well?

American schools are unique in the time, energy and money devoted to non-classroom activities.

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Tech titan's high-grade gift to San Francisco middle schools

Some months ago, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and schools Superintendent Richard Carranza met with Salesforce.com founder Marc Benioff to ask the tech titan for some financial support to boost access to technology in the city's 12 middle schools. It was a gutsy plea—enough to buy hundreds of iPads, provide wireless access in classrooms, and leave enough extra to train teachers to use all of it well.

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Mayor's Youth Council launches mindfulness campaign in Minnesota district

Campaign introduces mindfulness to students, or the intentional thought of how actions may affect ourselves and others and the ability to evaluate our choices.

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