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Newark May Signify School Dysfunction, But Its Successful Education Technology Plan Just Won a National Award

After several months of rather uninspiring reports out of Newark, New Jersey, here’s something that we might be thankful about: The public school district earned a national award for its evolving use of education technology. The Newark public schools distributed about 12,500 digital devices last school year – 25 times the number of computers previously… Read more »

Hold on Tight: Innovation in Education Requires Support and Connections If It Is to Survive

Digital learning acolytes met this week in the land of Disney, at a hotel adorned with gigantic swans and dolphinfish, to discover more about how creativity and big dreams can transform teaching and learning. These teachers, principals, superintendents, policymakers and advocates from public and private K-12 schools converged in Orlando, Florida, for the International Association… Read more »