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Very Social Studies

A Texas teacher’s perspective on her unique students and their shift to digital textbooks. GUEST COLUMN | by Stacy Brown I am a sixth grade Social Studies teacher for Burkburnett Independent School District in Burkburnett, Texas. My district is blessed, … Continue reading

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To Leap Ahead

Using digital portfolios to transform the classroom. GUEST COLUMN | by Chris Besse The Germans have a saying, ‘vorsprung durch technik.’ You’ve probably heard it before—Audi has used the phrase as a slogan for 30 years. Roughly translated, it means … Continue reading

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Building the Best Learning Platform

For technologists in education, teacher input is key. GUEST COLUMN | by Kenneth Chapman As technologists focused on the education space, we’re constantly striving to stay on top of the needs of teachers and their goals in educating students. That … Continue reading

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The Aspirational Thinking of the API Economy

The API economy is changing the world. But will it change edtech? GUEST COLUMN | by Micheál Heffernan There are innovators in every age and walk of life. It’s something that bonds people across different times and cultures – just … Continue reading

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Acceptable or Responsible? What’s Your Use Policy?

How can school leaders build policies that are relevant to those that sign them? GUEST COLUMN | by Thomas C. Murray and Eric C. Sheninger As a former technology director (Tom) and high school principal (Eric), we’ve seen some fascinating … Continue reading

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