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Arts, Technology, and the Future

Why school funding needs to change. GUEST COLUMN | by Yanaï Guedj Children are our future, as the old adage goes, but what happens when we don’t equip our children with the right tools to succeed? More often than not, … Continue reading

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Voice of Reason

As Artificial Intelligence arrives, a brighter future for learning analytics. GUEST COLUMN | by Brian Peddle Even a few years ago, most of us would have never imagined a teacher speaking into a smartphone to ask a nuanced question about … Continue reading

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Trends | State of the States: Making Progress

EducationSuperHighway, a leading non-profit focused on upgrading internet access in every public school classroom in America, today released their second annual “State of the States” report on the state of broadband connectivity in the nation’s K-12 public schools. In the past … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Zinc

Zinc equips middle and high school students with critical reading and thinking skills, and uses fresh content and gaming elements to ensure that students enjoy the literacy-growth process. The program has three components: reading, vocabulary and data. The reading portion is comprised of … Continue reading

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Building Schools around Technology

A tech coordinator’s perspective on disruption, re-design, and technology’s role in education. GUEST COLUMN | by Paul Hieronymus The modern classroom has undergone dramatic changes over the past few years. Technology has disrupted our notions of how we design our … Continue reading

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