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Breaking News
  

McGraw-Hill Education Launches New SRA Open Court Reading, SRA FLEX Literacy

News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Jul 2015

Promethean Introduces New Blended Learning Features in ClassFlow

News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Jul 2015

TeachingBooks.net Author Name Pronunciation Guide Reaches 2,000 Audio Clips

News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Jul 2015

Learning.com Updates Digital Literacy Solutions for Upcoming School Year

News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Jul 2015

New Science Techbook from Discovery Education Built to Next-Generation Science Standards

News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Jul 2015

MindPlay Universal Screener Uses Adaptive Technology to Assess Students’ Reading Skills and Prescribes Interventions

News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Jul 2015

Mimio Unveils MimioMobile for Web Browsers, Gives Educators First Public Demos of the Touch-enabled MimioProjector 280T

News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Jun 2015

myON Adds Content From Candlewick Press

News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Jun 2015

Otus Releases Redesign of Award-Winning Free LMS

News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Jun 2015

Free Resources: Autodesk's Project Ignite Design Software and Tools for K-12

News/Free Resources - Posted 24 Jun 2015

Gale Chronicles the Evolution of Flight with New Digital Archive of Aviation History

News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Jun 2015

Book Creator for Windows Brings ebook App to Desktop

News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Jun 2015
 

Features

  

TOOLS FOR LEARNING: Tools and Tactics to Measure Students’ Mastery of the Common Core Standards

Like them or not, after years of development and adoption, 2014-15 marks implementation year for CCSS. In the assessment realm, there are innovative solution providers out there, many with die-hard educators among their ranks, that have toiled tirelessly toward authentically improving learning and assessment for students and teachers. Victor walks us through a range of them.
Editorial/Features
Posted 01 May 2015
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TOOLS FOR LEARNING: The Bring-Your-Own Dilemma

Student devices are enjoying widespread use in classrooms. The usage question is no longer about "how much," but about "how well." Victor's got some stats, plus views and advice from a range of educators.
Editorial/Features
Posted 01 Mar 2015
- Mar/Apr 2015 Issue By

Grazing, Looping, and Skimming: Understanding Students’ Digital Habits

The digital and research habits that students learn online-in and out of school-influence their expectations for the resources they use in the course of their research. EBSCO user experience researcher Deirdre Costello and her team have delved into those habits and lay out their findings—and how they can help you as a librarian—here.
Editorial/Features
Posted 01 Jan 2015
- Jan/Feb 2015 Issue By

TOOLS FOR LEARNING: Search, Research, and Discovery, in Life and in Learning

For you, for your colleagues, for your students, or for your own pursuits—and in celebration of research—Victor provides a variety of useful tools for learning in the areas of search, research, and discovery for life and learning.
Editorial/Features
Posted 14 Nov 2014
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Columns

  

THE PIPELINE: Next Up--Beacons!

This month Stephen writes about some technology that is just entering the pipeline and has the potential to change everything … yes, again ... in libraries, in schools, in retail, and in every community engagement space.
Column/The Pipeline
Posted 01 May 2015
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IDEA WATCH: Wear to Learn!?! Wearable Technology—Promises and Problems

From the Apple Watch to Fitbits to tech jewelry, the wearable technology market is beginning to take off. Other than geeking out at what will be possible with wearables like some futuristic fantasy out of a sci-fi movie, how does this apply to schools?
Column/Idea Watch
Posted 01 May 2015
- May/Jun 2015 Issue By

EDITOR'S NOTES: The Common Core State Standards … Again

Column/Editor’s Notes
Posted 01 May 2015
- May/Jun 2015 Issue By

BELLTONES: Embrace Your Inner Doodler. Join the Sketchnoting Revolution!

Still smarting from a scolding in first grade for doodling on her paper in class, Mary Ann is gratified that educators have finally seen the light … and the learning value … in doodling, or, let's call it "sketchnoting."
Column/Belltones
Posted 01 Mar 2015
- Mar/Apr 2015 Issue By

THE NEW MEDIA CENTER: Making Learning Interactive

Always promoting primary sources, Mary Alice looks this time at the Library of Congress's six new interactive ebook primary source sets and finds them enticing and full of intriguing, useful tools.
Column/The New Media Center
Posted 01 Mar 2015
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EDITOR'S NOTES: BYOD Revisited–Who's Using What Device, Why, and How?

Column/Editor’s Notes
Posted 01 Mar 2015
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CyberBee’s Web Pick
For July 15, 2015: Picture your students as curators, historians, and archivists in a museum. CampSilos: The History Center Excursion, sponsored by the National Parks Service's Silos and Smokestacks National Heritage Area, virtually enables that!!
 

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POPULAR ARTICLES

Free Resources: Discovery Education to Host Global Virtual Field Trip to Commemorate Magna Carta Anniversary

The sealing of Magna Carta, also known as "The Great Charter," was a revolutionary moment in world history 800 years ago. Open to classrooms worldwide, this one-of-a-kind virtual experience will focus on the importance and history of Magna Carta.
Posted 05 Jun 2015

myON Adds Content From Candlewick Press

With the addition of elementary and middle school titles from Candlewick Press, myON continues to expand its digital collection that encourages reading at all grade levels.
Posted 26 Jun 2015

K'NEX Launches Nationwide Search for Talented Kid-Builders

The 2015 K'NEXpert search will award four creative builders a grand prize package worth over $1,000.
Posted 08 Jun 2015

New Science Techbook from Discovery Education Built to Next-Generation Science Standards

Discovery Education has announced its new Discovery Education Science Techbook aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) is now available for classroom use. Designed specifically to help teachers transition to the NGSS framework, Discovery Education's latest Techbook joins the company's award-winning line of digital textbooks.
Posted 08 Jul 2015

Book Creator for Windows Brings ebook App to Desktop

More than 15 million ebooks have been made with Book Creator for iPad and Android, and now the classroom app is receiving a Windows makeover and will be available on desktop devices for the first time. The developers are making the app free on the Windows store for a limited period following the launch.
Posted 23 Jun 2015
 
 
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