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Smart Spending

Guidelines for funding classroom technology. GUEST COLUMN| by Mike Patterson  Teachers and school administrators nationwide believe that bringing technology into classrooms boosts educational outcomes for students. Districts often purchase the next big device to “revolutionize” learning. In fact, overall education … Continue reading

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Making Good Teachers Great

A Teach for America strategist designs a tech platform to improve new teacher training. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero As a first-year science teacher, Adam Geller wanted to be a great science teacher. “And yet,” recalls Adam, “not one single … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Lesson Planet PD

Lesson Planet PD offers video services that are created with with a keen eye for teachers’ real life needs and concerns. Their courses guide teachers through the “how-to” and implementation of educational technology, focusing on skills development and planning to ensure … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Teaching Channel Teams Professional Learning Platform

Teaching Channel Teams is a private, video-enabled collaboration platform that enables teachers and instructional leaders within a state, district, or school to work together to improve effectiveness. At the center of Teams is Teaching Channel’s award-winning library of teaching videos … Continue reading

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Capable Creators

Preparing students to produce digital content. GUEST COLUMN | by Joseph Sanfilippo With technology becoming more prevalent in schools and the need to prepare students for the 21st century workplace becoming more pressing, understanding how to prepare students to create digital … Continue reading

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