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Teaching Around the Clock: Flexible Schedules in K-12

Health Research on Optimal Learning HoursIn the early 1990s, in response to research indicating that teenagers have biologically different sleep and wake patterns than preadolescent and adult popu

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  • January 09, 2017|
  • 12 months ago

Planning for Ed Tech: Getting Out in Front of the Future

Educators today are responsible for so many core tasks related to curriculum, teaching, and evaluation that it’s often challenging to find time for long-term planning. However, with the abundance of

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  • January 02, 2017|
  • 12 months ago

How North Carolina is Planning for a Digital Learning Future

North Carolina Becomes a LeaderOver the past several years, North Carolina has become a national leader in K-12 digital planning. In 2005-06, NC State University’s Center for Urban Affairs and C

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  • December 19, 2016|
  • 1 year ago

Safe in the Cloud? A Look at Security for Education

We previously explored the promise of the cloud for educators, yet there’s a public perception that cloud data is highly vulnerable. At the same time, many industry observers state the cloud is far

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  • October 10, 2016|
  • 1 year ago

Full STEAM Ahead: Resources for K-12 Classrooms

An emphasis on science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) is already an acknowledged national priority for workforce development and higher education. K-12 districts are finding i

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  • September 26, 2016|
  • 1 year ago

How Classroom Mobility Will Become the New Normal

Mobility is here, but to quote author and futurist William Gibson, it’s been “unevenly distributed.” It’s true that the world is mobile-enabled, untethered, and moving at the speed of Wi-Fi an

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  • September 12, 2016|
  • 1 year ago

Generation Code: STEM to the Rescue

There is an unprecedented demand for technology talent today, and well up there on the list is the need for coders—an entire generation of them. The problem is that we are not on pace to meet that d

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  • August 29, 2016|
  • 1 year ago

Social Media Comes of Age in the K-12 Classroom

Social media seems to be everywhere. It’s part of how we receive news, shop, stay in touch, document our lives, and rate the world around us. School-age children and teens dominate the social media

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  • August 22, 2016|
  • 1 year ago

Applied Learning Comes of Age, Fueled by STEM and Tech

Applied learning—the direct student creation of apps, objects, products, and content through the intelligent use of technology, plus hands-on problem-solving—is no longer just about makerspaces or

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  • August 15, 2016|
  • 1 year ago

LMS: A Field Guide

During the past few years, learning management systems (LMS), already popularized in higher education, have seen increasing adoption among K-12 classrooms. LMS software provides schools with a digital

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  • July 28, 2016|
  • 1 year ago
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