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FCC announces over $5 billion in funding requests for the Emergency Connectivity Fund Program and opens a second application window

WASHINGTON, August 25, 2021—The Federal Communications Commission today announced that it has received requests for $5.137 billion to fund 9.1 million connected devices and 5.4 million broadband connections as part of the $7.17 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund Program. The first … Continue reading

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New Portal Available to Support Teaching Mastery of Effective Online Practices

Today, Quality Matters (QM), Virtual Learning Leadership Alliance (VLLA), and 2gnoMe, formally announce the launch of the NSQ Online Teaching Professional Learning Portal powered by 2gnoMe for teachers and education leaders. This powerful new portal is built around the NSQ Online … Continue reading

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Resources for Effective Implementation of eLearning

State eLearning Plans, SETDA eLearning CoalitionIn many cases, states have waived specific policies related to the limits for the number of consecutive days for eLearning and any application process in the wake of the COVID-19 school closures.https://www.setda.org/main-coalitions/elearning/state-exemplars/ State Education Agency … Continue reading

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Ten Things Everyone Should Know about K-12 Students’ Digital Learning, 2018

Students Speak Up on Technology & Learning #1 It’s not just about engagement Sure, digital learning may be engaging but middle school students say the real benefits are getting better grades (54%), learning at their own pace (53%) and developing … Continue reading

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State Wi-Fi Leadership for Fostering Digital Learning Ready K–12 Schools: Extending the Broadband Imperative II

Below is a press release for SETDA’s latest resource, State Wi-Fi Leadership for Fostering Digital Learning Ready K–12 Schools: Extending the Broadband Imperative II.  As announced previously, SETDA released this paper via a webinar this afternoon. If you missed the webinar, you … Continue reading

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4 Broadband Recommendations for Education Technology Leaders

A new report emphasizes equitable Internet access at school and elsewhere. A new broadband report from the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA), which represents U.S. state and territorial education technology leaders, encourages education technology leaders and policymakers to continue … Continue reading

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EdSurge Releases “Back to School: Fifty States Project” Guide

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—EdSurge, the go-to resource for education technology, is thrilled to release its latest collection of educator essays: “Going Back to School With the Fifty States Project, 2016.”

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The 7 questions every new teacher should be able to answer

Teaching for the 21st century looks a lot different. Here’s what admins — and teachers — need to know for job interviews and beyond Not long ago, the leadership team of a school district I was working with asked me: … Continue reading

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Announcing the 30th Annual Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference

Mark your calendars!

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What Will Digital Portfolios Mean for College-Bound Students?

by Holly Korbey on MindShift, March22, 2016 at http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2016/03/22/what-will-digital-portfolios-mean-for-college-bound-students/ Sometime during the first few weeks of school at Montgomery Bell Academy, an independent, all-boys college preparatory school in Nashville, Tennessee, college counselor Ginny Maddux gathers all the ninth-graders in the … Continue reading

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