San Diego Virtual School: How online classes are redefining education

Source: San Diego Virtual School  Continuing advancements in online education have everyone from students to school administrators rethinking high school and college coursework. Gone are the days when a physical classroom was required for a comprehensive education. San Diego Virtual S

Association of American Editors: Tips to Enhance Professionalism

Source: Association of American Editors Today we feature a guest blog by Dr. Jared Scherz, where he offers some ideas for teachers to enhance their professional growth and their experience as professional educators. Respect Teachers need to be treated like professionals, offered meani

District Administration: Education software climbs into the cloud

Source: District Administration Technology changes the way school districts buy digital resources The move toward personalized learning and the ability to deliver resources via the cloud are transforming the way districts purchase digital content for math, reading and other parts of t

EdTech Digest: No Black and White

Source: EdTech Digest Navigating the best course forward through complex technology implementation issues. With the growth of technology immersion in the classroom and the rise in availability of digital content and tools, navigating the best course for implementation can be a dauntin

EdTech Times: Q&A With Robert Baker, CMO and Co-Founder of Mac to School

Source: EdTech Times EdTech Times spoke to Robert Baker, co-founder and CMO of Mac to School - a California based company that sells recertified Apple products to K-12 market. Please join us in learning about Robert and his company. Company at Glance: Website: www.mactoschool.com   Fo

EdTech Digest: Cool Tool – Naiku

Source: EdTech Digest A unique and comprehensive cloud-based software that helps transform teaching and learning through more effective assessment, Naiku is used across all subjects and grades to provide deeper and faster insight into student knowledge for informed instruction that be

Smartblog on Education: Common core doesn’t have to be scary for special educators

Source: Smartblog on Education I can hear the fear in my colleagues’ voices when they talk about the Common Core State Standards. There is so much uncertainty surrounding the new standards and how to teach to them. The fear is even more prevalent in the special education community, an

THE Journal: Texas District Expands Use of Reading Literacy Program on iPads

Source: THE Journal A Texas school district is expanding use of a digital book service that helps schools address literacy. McAllen Independent School District in Texas has committed to deploying myON in all of its elementary and middle schools, 27 in total. The school system began us

Tech & Learning: The Benefits of Blended Learning

Source: Tech & Learning  By Kelly Hurtado In the late 1990s, the parents of a special needs student in Tucson, Arizona were dissatisfied with traditional schooling. Fortunately, they had extensive educational expertise. They founded Mountain Rose Academy, a charter high school fea

Tech & Learning: McAllen ISD Incorporates Personalized Literacy in 1:1 Program

Source: Tech & Learning McAllen Independent School District (MISD) in McAllen, Texas, is implementing myON to provide students with 24/7 access to over 7,000 books. The district viewed myON’s digital library as an important addition to its 1:1 initiative. District administrators o