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Technology is changing the way schools go about crafting curricula and purchasing content, prompting publishers to rethink how they do business.
February 8, 2012 – Digital Directions
Companies are making moves to differentiate themselves from the pack and reinvent their products in the age of tablet computing.
February 8, 2012 – Digital Directions
Moving assessments onto mobile devices may open the door to quicker feedback for students and teachers as well as richer data, but integrating them into classrooms can be a challenge.
February 8, 2012 – Digital Directions
"Bring-your-own-technology" to school efforts are prompting schools to determine how to set rules for using student-owned computing devices for learning.
October 19, 2011 – Digital Directions
Educators weigh cost and effectiveness when determining the different types of digital devices they need for their 1-to-1 computing initiatives.
October 19, 2011 – Digital Directions
The amount of training required to become proficient with "Second Life" has discouraged many educators from using it for professional development.
June 15, 2011 – Digital Directions
A former New York City schools principal recalls the path he took to transform a struggling school into one of the best in the city.
June 15, 2011 – Digital Directions
Using educational technology in new and different ways to improve student learning is often at odds with standardized testing and other traditional measures of achievement.
June 15, 2011 – Digital Directions
Loosely based on the idea of combining face-to-face education with online instruction, the blended model of schooling is growing in popularity.
June 15, 2011 – Digital Directions
New technologies are making it quicker and easier than ever to create digital portfolios of student work, a method of assessment experts say increases student engagement.
June 15, 2011 – Digital Directions
The range and unpredictability of threats to school districts' data systems can be unnerving, making protecting them difficult.
February 9, 2011 – Digital Directions
At least 44 states have anti-bullying laws, but the cyberbullying aspects of those measures run the gamut from effective to window dressing to possibly unconstitutional.
February 9, 2011 – Digital Directions
Experts say getting students to help support school policies to prevent cyberbullying is crucial for those measures to be effective.
February 9, 2011 – Digital Directions
To improve reading skills, many teachers are relying on technologies they already have rather than new tools and software programs.
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