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SunGard K-12 Education Releases Family App for eSchoolPLUS

News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Nov 2014

Gepeto Launches Animated Story Creation App

News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Nov 2014

Intel Security, Discovery Education Announce Intel Security Digital Safety Program

News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Nov 2014

Curriculum Associates Expands Ready Mathematics

News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Nov 2014

Learningpod Announces Release of AP Questions & Answers

News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Nov 2014

EBSCO Modernizes Publication Discovery with Full-Text Finder

News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Nov 2014

Learning.com Brings Digital Literacy to High School Students with Project NextTech

News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Nov 2014

Rand McNally’s World Atlas Available Through Sunburst Digital, Inc.

News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Nov 2014

EBSCO Introduces Flipster, a New Way to Access Digital Magazines

News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Oct 2014

Mimio Expands MimioClassroom Suite with MimioBoard

News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Oct 2014

TIME Launches TIME for Kids Classroom App

News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Oct 2014

Discovery Education Brings Back Leadership@Now Webinar Series

News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Oct 2014
 

Features

  

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
- Nov/Dec 2014 Issue By

TOOLS FOR LEARNING: Mobile Learning has Gone App-Happy!: Trends and Tactics in Mobile Learning

As Victor Rivero reports, education apps account for 10.6 percent of available apps on Apple Store ... and that's 10.6 percent of a whole lot of apps! What's needed, then, is not another list of the 20 best, but a guide to the aggregators of education apps.
Editorial/Features
Posted 01 Sep 2014
- Sep/Oct 2014 Issue By

TOOLS FOR LEARNING: Learning by Design--Common Sense, Common Core, and Tools for a STEM to STEAM Approach

With increasingly widespread adoption and integration of Common Core's Next Generation Science Standards and Visual and Performing Art Standards, and with educators seeking solutions to combine the best features in a cross-discipline approach to science and the arts, the time for STEM to STEAM has come.
Editorial/Features
Posted 01 May 2014
- May/June 2014 Issue By

One-to-One Computing and Learning: Has It Lived Up to Its Expectations?

Some schools are moving into their second decade of one-to-one devices. Has this expensive and expansive educational resource lived up to the expectations? School technology director Renee Ramig points out the mixed results but then offers a blueprint on how to make it work, a goal she heartily supports.
Editorial/Features
Posted 01 Mar 2014
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Columns

  

THE NEW MEDIA CENTER: Primary Sources--Enriching the Study of Historical Fiction

Primary sources such as "Migrant Mother," the iconic photo shown on the cover of Marisa Silver's novel Mary Coin, are perfect for enriching and extending students' understanding as they read historical fiction. Mary Alice offers up a bunch!
Column/The New Media Center
Posted 01 Nov 2014
- Nov/Dec 2014 Issue By

BELLTONES: Trumpeting About Internet Filtering

Mary Ann has been conducting surveys of school librarians on the issue of filtering for 6 years now, having completed her latest one this past summer. As she reports, there have definitely been improvements in a number of areas, but the problems persist.
Column/Belltones
Posted 01 Nov 2014
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EDITOR'S NOTES: Search, Research, and Digital Literacy–The Ed Beat Goes On

Column/Editor’s Notes
Posted 01 Nov 2014
- Nov/Dec 2014 Issue By

THE PIPELINE: Influence--7 Rules (And You Can’t Just Do One!)

Invoking the ALA's Declaration of the Right for School Libraries, Stephen discusses what leaders in the field have tried in order to influence the success of libraries for learners, then offers seven rules he believes will help librarians succeed on an even bigger scale.
Column/The Pipeline
Posted 01 Sep 2014
- Sep/Oct 2014 Issue By

IDEA WATCH: The Twitter Edchat--A Global Tool, a Local Focus

Many techie educators rely on Twitter for their own professional development-culling helpful links or attending thematic edchats online that cross the boundaries of states and countries. But there is a growing movement to bring that Twitter PD opportunity home, within the boundaries of a district. Carolyn's got some ideas and example of what that looks like.
Column/Idea Watch
Posted 01 Sep 2014
- Sep/Oct 2014 Issue By

EDITOR'S NOTES: The App’s the Thing

Column/Editor’s Notes
Posted 01 Sep 2014
- Sep/Oct 2014 Issue By
 

CyberBee’s Web Pick
For November 15, 2014: Never been on a Google Hangout? At Hangouts with Matt Gomez you'll learn how to create and use this feature for professional development as Matt demonstrates great ways to use technology through a series of You Tube Videos.
 

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Schoology Portfolios Highlight Academic Achievement

Portfolios in Schoology is a new solution for digital portfolios, enabling students to store and manage their own customizable, portable digital profiles, attaching research papers, certificates, endorsements, test results and other learning projects.
Posted 30 Sep 2014

Fourth Annual Follett Challenge Launches

The $200,000 contest recognizes leading examples of K-12 programs teaching 21st Century Skills to students.
Posted 02 Oct 2014

PBS LearningMedia Expands Classroom Offerings With New Teacher tools and Student Portal

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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.
Posted 14 Nov 2014

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