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writes in the June 18 issue of eSchool News that personalized learning is about to change and possibly revolutionize education.  West feels that adaptive/personalized learning is the future.  He argues that the days of presenting the same material to all students at the same time, in the same sequence and in the same way (more…)

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A recent eSchool News article by Managing Editor Laura Devaney looks at the important need to develop early technology skills to help close the digital divide and what can be done to meet this challenge.  In her article 5 steps to better early childhood tech use,
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BP_BYOD_resized Districts across the country prepare to provide meaningful educational opportunities for all students. The Rocky River City School District in Ohio is no different.  However, Rocky River has been experiencing a three-year renovation of district facilities with goals to increase technology in daily classroom instruction and internet access by students through a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policy. (more…)

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Five Trends Poised To Rock Education

5TechTrends_ResizedIn the February 17th issue of eSchoolNews, Managing Editor Laura Devaney reports that five trends are reaching maximum impact and are about to transform education.  Educational futurist Jason Ohler identifies the 5 trends that are changing just about everything as: Big data, Immersion, The Semantic Web, Extreme BYOD and Transmedia Storytelling(more…)

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PBS Learning Media takes a behind-the-scenes look at the daily life of actual scientists and engineers for grades 4-8 and 6-12.  As well as spending “A Day in the Life of a NASA Engineer,” you and students might be surprised to see some familiar faces, including television star turned neuroscientist Mayim Biyalik.  There’s also a companion collection from NOVA. (more…)

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iml04_img_lr9_lIncreased access to devices and digital tools makes it easier for social studies teachers to integrate technology into their teaching, so reports staff writers in the December 5th edition of eSchool News.  Social studies lessons are becoming more engaging and interactive, thanks to a variety of classroom technology tools and resources. (more…)

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Digital InnovatorsAre you a digital superstar at your school? If you are creatively integrating digital media and technology, we encourage you to apply to the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program. This year-long professional development program is designed to foster and grow a community of 100 digitally-savvy educators through access to virtual trainings and exclusive resources, national recognition and membership into a robust professional learning community.  15 top applicants will also receive an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. to participate in the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Summit. (more…)

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