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Mobile App Pilot Sparks Interest in STEM

Students produced three components for their culminating project: a business plan, a working mobile app, and a strategy to bring the app to the Android market.

Innovation in Rural Alaska

Collaborative technologies have bridged miles and led to across-the-board student improvement.

Tech Funding in the 2013 Proposed Budget Remains Integrated

Technology marketplace will be more efficient in addressing various school and student needs in the coming school year, says Cator.
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How Will LEAD Impact Digital Learning?

While both the Federal Communications Commission and the U.S. Department of Education have released separate plans regarding the use of technology in education, the National Broadband Plan and the National Education Technology Plan respectively, the two entities have teamed up to create a new commission to comprehensively transition U.S. schools into the digital era.

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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.

FCC and the U.S. DOE Team Up to Invigorate Digital Learning

The Leading Education by Advancing Digital (LEAD) Commission will create an outline for schools for how they can implement technology and find funding.
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With Budget Challenge, Districts Search for Cost-Effective Technology

Luidia Inc. conducted a survey of educators across the nation to learn about technology adoption goals and find out what is keeping schools from reaching their full potential with technology.

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What Can You Do to Set Yourself Apart as a CIO?

Classroom walkthroughs are one thing that make a difference in Mooresville N.C. Graded School District, a district that the U.S. Department of Education uses as a prime example of districts doing it right.

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Education Technology: Trust, but Verify

The release of Apple’s computer-based textbooks last month had the usual technology triumphalists buzzing. "Apple And The Coming Education Revolution," blared the headline at Fast Company magazine. "Apple puts iPad at head of the class," screamed MacWorld. And Time magazine declared the announcement the "debut (of) the holy grail of textbooks." It sounds exciting -- a rise of the machines that promises educational utopia rather than "Terminator"-style cataclysm. Or does it?

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