Monthly Archives: October 2014

Take Advantage of the White House ConnectED Free Resources

ConnectED is transforming teaching and learning for all students powered by technology. The FCC has already made a $2-billion down payment to improve WiFi in schools and will help to connect 99% of our students to high speed broadband. Campanies … Continue reading

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LessonPlanet Features an Interview with Doug Levin about Trends in EdTech

Watch a short video as State Educational Technology Director, Doug Levin, talks about the importance of the ConnectED initiative as well as recent trends in Educational Technology. Dog also talks about digital and open textbooks in the video below. Visit http://www.SETDA.orgContinue reading

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An International Study in Competency Education: Postcards from Abroad

New report highlights components of competency education in international practice A new report released today by CompetencyWorks, An International Study in Competency Education: Postcards from Abroad, seeks to highlight components of competency education in international practice and inform U.S. policymakers … Continue reading

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When Professional Development Underperforms

“Professional Development.” PD. When this phrase is introduced into teacher circles, many teachers cringe with thoughts of poor instruction, time wasted on doing and learning things that do not apply to them, or initiatives that will go away with the … Continue reading

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Month of the Young Adolescent Creativity Contest

“A Day in the Life of a Middle School Student” The New Hampshire Association of Middle Level Education is sponsoring a contest for the Month of the Young Adolescent. Any middle level student may submit an entry. The purpose of … Continue reading

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Support E-Rate Funding for Schools and Libraries

Please consider discussing this with your respective organizations and school districts and asking them to sign on to this letter in support of E-Rate Funding. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) recently sought additional comments (per a  Further Notice … Continue reading

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Dispelling STEM Stereotypes

Claremont — The small wooden bridge, spray painted a pale orange, sat suspended between two sets of cinder blocks about 18 inches off the floor. A group of girls from area schools had spent the morning and most of the … Continue reading

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SpeakUp New Hampshire! Surveys are OPEN

Speak Up 2014 is now open! This year’s Speak Up annual surveys continue to pave new ground in education technology research by polling K-12 students, educators, administrators and parents about the use of mobile devices, online classes, games and digital … Continue reading

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October is Connected Educator’s Month

This October, join Project 24 in celebrating Connected Educator’s Month (CEM) with educators at all levels, from all disciplines, moving toward a fully connected and collaborative profession. Sign up for the CEM newsletter to get all the latest CEM news, updates, … Continue reading

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FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Spoke at Educational Technology Summit

Today, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler delivered a speech at  2014 Educational Technology Summit in Washington D.C., and laid out the next steps in E-rate modernization, specifically that “we must tackle the Rural Fiber Gap if we are to achieve our … Continue reading

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