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Digital DirectionsDecember 2010
>> EdTech @ WorkTOP
After graduating only 20 percent of its students a decade ago, an Ohio high school completed a turnaround by restructuring itself as a technology school, attracting students who wanted high-tech careers. (AP)
The state's Department of Public Instruction said the course will give students real-world technology skills from a globally recognized brand name. (Education Week)
>> Read the Fall Issue of Digital DirectionsTOP
Digital Directions Executive Editor Kevin Bushweller says you know the ed-tech landscape is shifting when federal policy finally adjusts to advances in technology. (Education Week)
Read the entire issue.
>> Gadgets and GamesTOP
In the wake of nationwide incidents of cyberbullying, Virginia officials consider search and seizure policies as a way to monitor students' online behavior. (AP)
>> IT ManagementTOP
School information systems, like Parent Portal, are expanding to enhance communication between schools and parents. (Digital Directions)
>> E-LearningTOP
STEMnet Teachers Hub, an Internet resource for teachers in math, science, engineering, and technology, will allow teachers to submit lesson plans that other teachers could upload and use.
>> Digital Education BlogTOP
Check out the Digital Education blog for solutions and analyses of the technological challenges you face today.
Recent Posts:
+ Murdoch Dives Into Ed-Tech Market
+ New Elementary Digital Literacy Curriculum Out
>> Ed-Tech Leader VideosTOP
Watch video interviews with prominent ed-tech leaders such as Bryan Setser, the CEO of the North Carolina Virtual Public School.
>> TechTalkTOP
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>> Spotlight on Middle and High School LiteracyTOP
Many educators know that it's not just young children who need strong literacy instruction. This Spotlight explores unique strategies and programs for working on literacy with middle and high school students, and how to encourage reading in the "new-media" age.
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>> Ed-Tech EventsTOP
+ The iGeneration: How Technology is Changing Brains, Learning & Lives
+ Instructional Technology Strategies Conference
+ To search for more technology-related events, visit our online calendar of events.
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+ Professional Positions, Boston Public Schools Office of Special Education and Student Services, Boston, MA
+ Leadership Opportunities, The School District of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
+ Principal, New Orleans Marine and Maritime Academy, New Orleans, LA
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Digital Teaching Platforms: A Research Review  Time to Know

Longitudinal Data Systems in Education SAS

Same Goal, Different Strategies Solution Tree

The Middle School Algebra Readiness Initiative Carnegie Learning

Center for Technology in Learning: The Power of Project Learning with ThinkQuest Oracle Education Foundation

Learning in the 21st Century: Taking it Mobile! Blackboard

Differentiating Instruction: Teaching Differently to Improve Student Outcomes Compass Learning

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