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- Ed. Schools Lag Behind Digital Content Trends
- Education Week: Casey Wardynski knew his district had to make a change when he glanced at its crop of history textbooks and spotted one glaring omission.
- Children's Spatial Skills Seen as Key to Math
- Education Week: Preschools and kindergartens long have taught children "task skills," such as cutting paper and coloring inside the lines. But new research suggests the spatial and fine-motor skills learned in kindergarten and preschool not only ...
- Windows XP Deadline Puts Pressure on Schools
- Education Week: Microsoft's plans to end support for Windows XP, believed to be the dominant computer operating system in K-12 education, could pose big technological and financial challenges for districts nationwide—issues that many school systems...
- Report: 85 Percent of Institutions Allow BYOD
- THE Journal: Eighty-five percent of educational institutions allow instructors or students to use their own devices on institutional networks according to a new survey from Bradford Networks.
- Here’s how to Scale School Innovation
- eSchool News: In a new TED talk, Adam Frankel, creator of Digital Promise, discusses how technology can help scale-up personalized learning and scale school innovation.
- Report: Early Childhood Teacher Evaluations Must
- THE Journal: Given the unique challenges faced by preK-3 teachers, teacher effectiveness at those levels should not be evaluated on student reading and math achievement alone but should also account for how young children actually learn, according to...
- Principal: Educator Evaluation System Unethical
- Washington Post: A few years ago, a student at my high school was having a terrible time passing one of the exams needed to earn a Regents Diploma. She took the test several times, but despite her very best efforts and the best efforts of her teachers...
- Tests in Works for Students With Severe
- Education Week: Mary Skinner-Alexander, a high school special education teacher in the Sioux Falls, S.D., district, has a student who communicates by directing his gaze at printed cards. Other students in her self-contained special education class...
- Pilot Hopes to Draw Students to Computer
- eSchool News: Students in Mike Reilly’s computer programming classes could be helping to bust the stereotype of the computer nerd hunched over a keyboard, writing programs that crunch numbers and sort lists.
- Do New Exams Produce Better Teachers?
- Education Week: It took less than a minute for Mario Martinez to finish the first six questions of the algebra exam that his professor, Ivan Cheng, had just handed to him.
- Best Crowdsourced iOS Apps
- Edudemic: We’re proud to introduce you to a new set of resources we think you’ll enjoy. It’s a curated list of the best education technology resources. But it’s not just organized by us. It’s now YOUR turn to share, vote up, and learn about all.
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