Monthly Archives: February 2014

Rescue Me

Student literacy in crisis? Digital technology to the rescue. GUEST COLUMN | by Gideon Stein Last month, the Annie E. Casey Foundation released a report that found that two-thirds of all entering fourth graders aren’t reading proficiently – and 80 … Continue reading

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Learning Games That Shine

A game production studio head keeps learning relevant and fun.  INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero While an undergrad at Cornell, Dan White developed virtual science museums, primitive games that introduced middle school students to complex genetics concepts. “We tested with … Continue reading

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A Time for Action

Welcome to the new world of E-rate. GUEST COLUMN | by John Harrington This year’s Digital Learning Day marked a significant announcement from the FCC about coming changes to the E-rate program. Chairman Thomas Wheeler outlined the current issues with … Continue reading

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Rollout Ready

How the nation’s schools gear up for Obama’s $3 billion education technology commitments. GUEST COLUMN | by Kowshik Bhat President Obama’s February 4 announcement of nearly $3 billion in education-technology commitments is an important step in keeping pace with other … Continue reading

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Access to Opportunity

Unlocking the potential of ConnectED through an inclusive approach.    GUEST COLUMN | by Zach Leverenz “We need you to make sure our children, when they leave school, are not living in a different century than more affluent kids.” —Secretary … Continue reading

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