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Six Lingering Obstacles to Using Technology in Schools

Six Lingering Obstacles to Using Technology in Schools

| June 20, 2012 | 8 Comments

Flickr:Marygrove College Library Though educators are finding smart ways to integrate technology and learning, the road has been and continues to be challenging on multiple fronts. The NMC Horizon Report: 2012 K-12 Edition, a collaboration between the New Media Consortium, the Consortium for School Networking, and the International Society for Technology in Education, takes the […]

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The 7 Golden Rules of Using Technology in Schools

The 7 Golden Rules of Using Technology in Schools

| July 6, 2011 | 57 Comments

From last year’s ISTE talk by Adam Bellow that’s making the rounds again: The new “F” word is Fear. Fear of using technology in schools, in the hands of kids. Here’s why that should change.

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Weekly News Roundup:  ISTE 2011 Edition

Weekly News Roundup: ISTE 2011 Edition

| July 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

    The International Society for Technology in Education held its annual conference and exhibition this week in Philadelphia. While the official headcount has yet to be released, early estimates pegged the number of attendees at over 20,000. In lieu of our typical weekly review of ed-tech news, we’ve opted to focus instead on some […]

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Four New Initiatives from the Department of Education

Four New Initiatives from the Department of Education

| June 28, 2011 | 2 Comments

“Now is the time,” said Karen Cator, director of education technology at the Department of Education. “We’re at this incredible inflection point as we go from print to digital.” Cator enumerated the ways in which the D.O.E. is helping to make the shift between the print and digital world at the ISTE conference yesterday. 1. […]

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Games, Gadgets and the Cloud: Coming Soon to a School Near You

Games, Gadgets and the Cloud: Coming Soon to a School Near You

| June 10, 2011 | 2 Comments

Cloud computing and mobile learning: That’s the way of the near future in education, according to the New Media Consortium (NMC) Horizon Report: 2011 K-12 Edition. Released by the NMC’s Horizon Project, the report distills current trends, challenges, and emerging technologies in K-12 education. “There are so many things to pay attention to in the […]

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