21st-century learning

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Empowering Students With Digital Reading

New products are designed to improve aptitude, fulfill Common Core State Standards, provide unlimited access to online libraries and bring 21st-century learning into the classroom.

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Free Mobile Tech Pilot Program

Hatch, a leading provider of technology for early learning, is accepting applications through May 31 for a free pilot program of their mobile technology solution.

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A New Affordable Tablet for Education

Created specifically for students and teachers, the Unobook is a rugged, 8-inch multi-touch tablet that comes equipped with 16GB of Flash storage, extended life battery and dual cameras. It will be available exclusively through CDI Computers in May.

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Not Your Mother's Student Information System

Like seemingly everyone else connected to K12 education, vendors that offer student information systems are being called upon to do more with less. Where past generations of these systems focused on nuts and bolts such as time, attendance and behavioral issues, the latest generation has created-and drawn inspiration from-districts' desires for all-in-one solutions that blend finance, HR and student data.

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What CIOs Can Learn from Project RED

We recently spoke with Paige Johnson, education strategist for Intel, about the newest research from national research and advocacy plan Project RED (Revolutionizing Education), which surveyed over 1,000 schools about best practices in technology. Intel sponsored the research along with HP, SMART Technologies and Pearson because they believe there is a need to revolutionize the way the U.S. looks at technology as part of teaching and learning.

What Questions Should You Ask Before Buying a SIS?

Not Your Mother's Student Information System

Districts demand integrated solutions, in addition to parent portals and mobile access—all while saving costs.

Sally Reis & Joe Renzulli

Personalized learning pioneers say student interest and engagement reveal hidden potentials that are key to achievement.

A Call for K12 Entrepreneurial Education

There’s a new petition for legislators on the hill and it appeals for entrepreneurial lessons to be taught in the classroom.

Document Cameras Convert Anything Into Digital Content

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