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Cool Tool | Edmodo’s Snapshot

A social learning network created by educators for educators, Edmodo’s new frequent, formative assessment tool, Snapshot, is designed to provide real-time insight into student proficiency in educational standards and help teachers immediately address any learning gaps. Built directly into the Edmodo platform, Snapshot … Continue reading

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Desktop Virtualization

Opening the door for student success on a shoestring budget. GUEST COLUMN | by Scott Savage Like most school districts around the country today, Pana Community School District #8 is consistently challenged to meet technology needs on a shoestring budget. … Continue reading

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Watch This | Teach to One

THAT’S A FACT. When a teacher teaches to the whole class, somebody gets left behind. Approaching instruction through multiple modalities, or ways of teaching (leveraging available technologies), all students get a chance to learn in a way that is engaging to … Continue reading

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Using ‘The Force’

When the tickets pile up, who will come to save the day?  GUEST COLUMN | by Eric Schommer  Budgets always play a role in choices schools make. Our school is not able to hire a full time tech support staff member … Continue reading

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Every Student Can Learn

Students aren’t defective, materials and resources are. GUEST COLUMN | by Mark Gura This past semester I taught a required course for Instructional Technology majors. Trust me, there’s nothing like swapping ideas with 30 early-career technology teachers to give you … Continue reading

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