technology

Integrating instruction and formative assessment effectively

Using data from continued, timely assessment can strengthen teacher effectiveness and increase student achievement

Making Blended Learning Work in Elementary Schools

Elementary schools across the country are utilizing intelligent adaptive math instructional programs as part of blended learning models to move students further and faster

Texting Tornado-Afflicted Students

Data Access for Education Stakeholders

Escaping Monolingualism

Audio translation websites and tools enhance language learning.

Keys to a successful iPad initiative

Archbishop Riordan High School tackles the challenges of implementing iPads in the classroom

Digital Literacy: Preparing Students for a Global Tech-Based Economy

Learning.com can help prepare students for the level of technology proficiency that many high-stakes assessments require

Longwood Central School District prepares students for global economy

New York district using Learning.com resources to teach and assess digital literacy

Startup Duolingo Taps Power of Crowds to Make Learning Language Free

Learning a new language is tedious and demands a lot of practice. Luis von Ahn doesn’t want all that effort to be wasted. In fact, it might be a gold mine. Von Ahn, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University, is the co-creator of Duolingo, a free language-­learning site that turns students into an online workforce. His software uses their answers to simple exercises in a translation service that he expects to charge money for.

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Palm Scanners Get Thumbs Up in Fla. Schools

At schools in Pinellas County, Fla., students aren't paying for lunch with cash or a card, but with a wave of their hand over a palm scanner.

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