21st-century learning

North Carolina House Panel Wants More Digital Technology in Schools

North Carolina lawmakers want to ensure students and teachers are prepared for a digital world. The House Education Committee approved three bills Tuesday related to school technology and Internet access.

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The E-book Revolution Is Bypassing U.S. Elementary Schools

The American education system should be benefiting enormously from the e-book revolution, but it isn't. Apple, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and the major children's literature and textbook publishers are screwing up.

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Alabama Students Get Access to E-readers, Digital Media

Students in Opelika City (Ala.) Schools are learning how to do things in new ways thanks to new technology. Now, they can take advantage of the newly placed emphasis on digital technology in education with more than 200 new Kindles and software that have been placed in the system’s intermediate, middle, and high schools.

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A Plan to Change N.Y. Education

Administrators Must Push Statewide Reform, Report States

Longer School Days to Close the Achievement Gap

Digital Inclusion: New Policies and Leadership Urgently Needed

There is a growing economic and educational imperative in the U.S. for new strategies, policies, and leadership to achieve a ubiquitous technology environment at school, at home and in the community.

U.S. Dept. of Ed. Announces First International Strategy

What Do Students Really Need to Know?

Much like the apps on cell phones that are currently being used to translate languages and converse with the speakers of those languages, new tools and technologies are being invented at a rapid pace that can replace much of what we do in our classrooms today.

100,000th Educator Registers to Use SAS’ No-Cost Curriculum Resources

SAS, a sponsor of today’s Digital Learning Day, fosters digital learning year-round through no-cost resources and support for educators. SAS® Curriculum Pathways® offers interactive learning tools in all core disciplines, mapped to state standards, for grades 6-12. Recently, the 100,000th educator signed up to use these Web-based resources that make learning more fun and can make educators more effective.

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