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Pennsylvania Janitor Helps School Receive $48,000 in Tech Funding

Dan Nelson, the New Hanover (Pa.) School's head custodian and a big NASCAR fan, wrote an attention-grabbing essay and won his school a $48,000 grant offered by the Jimmie Johnson Foundation.

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Florida Ed Leaders Worry Schools Won't Be Ready for New Standards

Florida schools are scrambling to be ready for new Common Core academic standards — and the new computer-based tests that go with them — by 2015.

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New York Schools to Receive $87 Million for Technology

Schools that serve low-income students -- including several area schools -- are eligible for a share of more than $87 million available to purchase new technology and software, the state Education Department said Tuesday.

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Michigan District Approves School Technology Grants

Money from the sale of a 1960s-era house will help finance 21st-century technology in Howell Public Schools. "We're using it as seed money for the [technology] program," Superintendent Ron Wilson said.

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School Embraces Students Bringing Technology Devices to Classroom

During social studies class, eighth-grader Elliott Headden sketches timelines on his iPad 3. While in math class, he writes math problems using his finger on the iPad screen and shows his teacher the calculations and solutions. In science class Headden uses a search engine app to look up quick facts, such as the sugar content in bananas or the population of the world.

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Preparing Educators for Technology Integration

In today’s 21st-century classroom, it is crucial for educators to be proficient in using technology to be maximally effective. For this to happen, state education agencies and technology officers need to be proactive, according to “Born in Another Time,” a recent report by National Association of State Boards of Education.

A Certificate for 21st-Century Teachers

In July, Leading Edge Certification, a national certification program in educational technology and curriculum innovation, will launch Digital Educator certification to help teachers enhance their use of classroom technology.

High School Technology Coordinator

Chicago Tech Academy

Chicago, Ill.

Computer Tech I

Las Cruces Public Schools
Las Cruces, N.M.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2013 Annual Meeting & Exposition

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 to Saturday, April 20, 2013

Denver, Colo.

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