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Myths Revealed: Apple Devices in the Classroom

Modernizing, personalizing—and a closer look at technology helping to make it happen. GUEST COLUMN | by Sam Weiss and Dave Saltmarsh  As schools look to modernize teaching and personalize learning, it isn’t a matter of if technology is right for … Continue reading

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How Video-Driven PD Favors Growth over ‘Gotcha!’

Instead of having teachers ‘put on a show’ during classroom visits, this principal implemented a collaborative feedback system that truly improves practice. GUEST COLUMN | by Kathryn Procope After 12 years of working in school administration, one aspect of the job … Continue reading

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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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