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STEM Matters

Attracting K-12 students to science, technology, engineering and mathematics through competition. GUEST COLUMN | by Bernie Skoch The United States is losing the global race in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) studies. Results from the 2012 Program for International … Continue reading

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Left to Their Own Smart Devices

3 lessons educators can learn from the enterprise BYOD trend. GUEST COLUMN | by Omer Eiferman As anyone immersed in education will tell you, today’s students rely on their mobile devices more than ever before. According to a recent Pew … Continue reading

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E-Rate Update

The program’s guidelines haven’t been updated since its 1996 introduction.   GUEST COLUMN | by Cathy Cruzan On March 6, 2014, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a Public Notice revealing E-rate program reforms under consideration by the agency. The notice … Continue reading

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Not Your Daddy’s Printer

How a 3-D printer enhances learning in the classroom. GUEST COLUMN | by Darin Petzold Think of it, model it, make it – that’s our motto at Serrano Intermediate School’s Tech Academy where we embrace Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and … Continue reading

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Rugged Connections

One state’s mission to harness the power of data for student success. GUEST COLUMN | by Judy Chappelear Like much of the nation, Montana faces a challenging academic and economic landscape for supporting college and career readiness.  Though this is … Continue reading

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