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Richard Culatta is the new CEO of ISTE

Richard Culatta is the new CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education.

How schools can create magic for families and students

Attending a Disney Institute is eye-opening because the lessons are applicable to what we must be doing in our schools.

Students can gain wisdom from a senior

Across the country, youngsters in all grades are connecting with senior citizens on projects that transcend community outreach to provide students with true curricular value.

How to coach strong school principals

Principal preparation programs continue to place more demands on candidates, in some cases requiring a yearlong internship.

Schools bulk up their internet speed

Educators and students, of course, increasingly rely on the internet for everything from online curriculum and research to playing edu-games and posting grades.

Paul Tough discusses how to overcome stress

In his previous book, How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity and the Hidden Power of Character, journalist Paul Tough looked at how non-cognitive personal qualities like perseverance, self-control and conscientiousness play a critical role in children’s success.

Design an adaptive learning ecosystem

Years ago, educators at Fremont Middle School in Illinois provided students with engaging projects. But not until the 2015-16 school year did teachers have designated areas where students could work on assignments comfortably or have access to digital technology.

Use the news to teach reading comprehension

Allowing students to explore news articles that spark their curiosity can provide a bigger literacy boost than having them read nonfiction texts about random topics far removed from a youngster’s interests.

Groundbreaking digital citizenship

Most districts teach digital citizenship to show students how to behave responsibly online. We want to hear about the most innovative approaches that alert students to cyberbullying, internet predators and sharing posts that won't ruin their chances of getting into college. Please follow the link to connect with us.

A home-like center to address suicide in K12

There’s a new tool in the battle against student depression, anxiety and suicide—the in-school wellness center.