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Survey reveals gaps in school technology perceptions

Survey reveals gaps in school technology perceptions
The results from a recent survey on education technology suggest that schools are making progress on integrating technology into the curriculum—but the survey also reveals key disparities in how students, educators, administrators, and even aspiring... [ Read More ]

 

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Exam lets prospects 'test drive' online education
Prospective students returning to college after a lengthy layoff can gauge their basic English and math skills beforehand to make sure they’re ready for online classes with a new program designed to find the most... [ Read More ]

 

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Editorial: Threats to innovation
In a recent speech, Education Secretary Arne Duncan argued that schools should have more flexibility in how they get all students to achieve. Unfortunately, his rhetoric doesn't match reality.... [ Read More ]

 

 

 

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eSchool News is looking for articles from the field. If you have an ed-tech success story or advice for fellow educators, click here for details on our submission categories and how you can submit your article for consideration. You can also eMail Managing Editor Laura Devaney at ldevaney@eschoolnews.com for more information.

 

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Attracting and Retaining the Online Student:
How the University of Copenhagen Achieves 93% Online Course Completion

Date: Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Time: 11:00 pm EDT / 8:00 am PST

Untethered Learning:
What Every School Leader Should Know

Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Time: 2:00 pm EDT / 11:00 am PST

Unleash the Power of Student Engagement with Mobile Technologies
Date: Thursday, May 27, 2010
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Update: Expert Security Blog

 

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Most of us would like to think that the campus where we work or send our children to school is safe–free from the shootings, stabbings, and assaults we read about on an all-too-frequent basis..

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eSN.TV gives students real-world experience
Thanks to our Student Video Network (SVN) initiative at eSN.TV (www.eSchoolNews.TV), your students can earn valuable video-production experience--and a shot at national recognition for their efforts. Key Concepts: student video network, video productions, user generated content, student news | Read More

 

Students at Minnesota's Eagan High School talk about their experience working with the Student Video Network (SVN) of www.eSchoolNews.TV, a project-based educational program provided to selected schools free of charge by the national news organization eSchool Media. Educators may obtain more information about SVN from Associate Editor Meris Stansbury at mstansbury@eschoolnews.com.

 

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Virtual desktops save schools money-and hassle
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Ed-Tech Press Releases

 

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Cisco Video Solutions Improve Students’ Classroom Learning Experience

PowerGramo Enterprise: Advanced Skype Recorder with Video Recording Options Update

BARBARA DREYER, CONNECTIONS ACADEMY FOUNDER AND CEO WINS 2010 INTERNATIONAL DISTANCE LEARNING AWARD

Haivision InfoComm 2010 Preview

Crestron Dealers Dominate Elite CE Pro 100 Again In 2010

Vernier Software and Technology Lends a Helping Hand to Deserving Teachers

Association of Educational Publishers announces finalists for 2010 Awards

NEW STUDY ISLAND ACT GIVES STUDENTS A FLEXIBLE, AFFORDABLE WAY TO PREPARE FOR ACT EXAM

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Karen Duncan, wife of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, visited Walker-Jones Education Campus in D.C. to celebrate National School Lunch Week as a part of the Department of Educations Fueled and Fit campaign.

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Educator's Resource Center

 

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Schools are centers of learning. Learn how to secure them from the inside out here.

One-to-one computer programs represent an extension of the 24/7 technology environment. Learn more about 1-to-1 computing here.

When students enter the typical K-12 classroom, they're forced to "power down" in order to learn. Consider building 21st-century classrooms in your own schools to boost students' 21st century skills.

 

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How to Choose the Best Tools to Secure Your School

 

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The threats to your schools’ security--both physical and electronic--are getting more and more sophisticated. The best tool for protecting your schools against these threats, according to experts, might surprise you: a robust, IP-based network. A well-designed and well-secured network can help you keep data thieves from targeting your schools.

Learn how to choose the right security solutions for your students and schools by visiting our new resource center.
Go to http://www.eschoolnews.com/2010/01/18/secure-campus/

 

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The Superintendent Center has news stories relevant to superintendents, links to videos, and a list of resources that will help you learn how to best use technology to strengthen your district. Visit the Superintendent Center here

 

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