Tag Archives: digital content

Update on ESEA Reauthorization: Every Child Achieves Act

On July 16, the Senate approved the Every Child Achieves Act with a vote of 81-17. The Senate sent a strong signal today that teachers and students should have access to the the technology, including digital content and open educational … 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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One laptop per child grants tablets to the children of Uruguay

One Laptop Per Child plans to provide the government of Uruguay with 8,000 newly-released XO tablets to give more children access to educational technology. The non-profit organization’s pilot program, dubbed Plan Ceibal, is the first government program in the country … Continue reading

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A textbook case of digital revolution: Alberta closes the book on an education tradition

EDMONTON – No more pencils. No more books. No more teachers’ dirty looks.  This June, when Alberta students indulge in the traditional end-of-school chant, they may be more right than they know.  This week, Alberta Education confirmed it is closing … Continue reading

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The Teacher’s Guide To Choosing The Best Digital Content

A blended learning environment means you’re mixing technology with standard teaching practices in order to enhance education. In other words, you’re mixing a little bit of tech with a little bit of in-classroom learning and you’re getting something better than … Continue reading

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