21st-century learning

The Future of Personalized Learning in Elementary Schools

New technology advances personalized learning in elementary schools

Keys to success in blended learning

Considering crucial factors before implementation can help ensure that blended learning will be successful

Florida Educational Technology Conference (FETC)

Monday, January 28, 2013 to Thursday, January 31, 2013

Orlando, Fla.

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The School 2.0 Bandwidth Calculator

The Bandwidth Planner was created by the U.S. Department of Education. It aims to help school principals and district CTOs plan their bandwidth needs, demystify bandwidth for non-technical educators, and bridge the knowledge gap between educators and IT personnel

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Project RED Roadmap for Transformation Revolutionizes Education

Effective technology implementation in schools leads to significantly higher student achievement and positive financial impact. That is a bold statement, but one with the backing of Project RED, a team that conducted a survey of a thousand schools to find out what makes technology integration work.

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California School Uses Laptops to Enable Learning

The Academy of Business, Law and Education charter school in Stockton, Calif. is an all-digital high school that uses an online curriculum and web-based research tools.

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Collaboration, Web 2.0 and Social Learning Platforms for 21st-Century Ed

This web seminar digest addresses the importance of social and collaborative learning technology and web 2.0 tools in providing a holistic, connected, social education for today’s students.

Barre School Technology Plan Would be Expensive

The price of pursuing a five-year plan that would eventually put a personal computing device in the hands of every student at Barre City Elementary and Middle School accounts for nearly $300,000 of a budget increase that — at least for the moment — is still sitting at roughly $1.4 million.

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Urbana (Ohio) Students Utilize Own Technology for Learning

Urbana Junior High and High School students no longer getting in trouble for bringing out Kindles or iPads, thanks to a new Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) pilot program.

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Mahtomedi (Minn.) District Operates One of Nation's First Fab Labs

With guidance and expertise from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Mahtomedi (Minn.) School District (about 20 miles east of Minneapolis) is operating one of the nation's first public school fabrication laboratories, or Fab Labs, joining over 140 operating in universities and businesses worldwide, and hundreds more in the planning stages.

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