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Students say it best: The Case for Digital Learning | Blog

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Demonstrating the failure of printed books to serve today's students' needs.  

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Economic Policy Issues See Decline In Public Importance | Pew Research Center

Economic Policy Issues See Decline In Public Importance | Pew Research Center | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Economic issues are viewed as less important policy priorities than they were just a few years ago.
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Aidan Colvin, Author of “Looking for Heroes,” Will Inspire Thousands of K-12 Students with Dyslexia in a Webinar About Famous People with the Learning Disability

Aidan Colvin, Author of “Looking for Heroes,” Will Inspire Thousands of K-12 Students with Dyslexia in a Webinar About Famous People with the Learning Disability | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) February 19, 2018 -- Acclaimed author, Aidan Colvin, of “Looking For Heroes,” will share a message of hope and encouragement with
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Federal budget proposal would slash teacher training funds

Federal budget proposal would slash teacher training funds | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it

News, voices and jobs for education professionals. Optimized for your mobile phone.
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North Carolina Struggling Readers Are ‘Reading to Learn’ Through Access to Learning Ally’s ‘Human-Read’ Audiobooks

North Carolina Struggling Readers Are ‘Reading to Learn’ Through Access to Learning Ally’s ‘Human-Read’ Audiobooks | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) February 06, 2018 -- Middle and high school students in the Mitchell County Public School District, NC are keeping better academic pace
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Cutting-edge research to support students with reading disabilities

Cutting-edge research to support students with reading disabilities | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Technology News & Innovation in K-12 Education
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FETC: How can administrators ensure digital-age classrooms are best serving learners?

FETC: How can administrators ensure digital-age classrooms are best serving learners? | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it

News, voices and jobs for education professionals. Optimized for your mobile phone.
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Dyslexia: Hidden Costs and Money-Saving Techniques for Districts

Dyslexia: Hidden Costs and Money-Saving Techniques for Districts | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
In this edWebinar, join us to learn how you can save money for your district while successfully implementing a strategic dyslexia plan.
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ILA's 2018 What's Hot in Literacy Report Shows Educators Prioritize Issues of Equity, Access, and Quality

ILA's 2018 What's Hot in Literacy Report Shows Educators Prioritize Issues of Equity, Access, and Quality | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Literacy Daily—the blog of the International Literacy Association (ILA)—features education stories, teaching tips, book reviews, and more.
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Early learning, educational equity listed as most important topics in 'what's hot' literacy survey

Early learning, educational equity listed as most important topics in 'what's hot' literacy survey | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it

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America's Schools Are 'Profoundly Unequal,' Says U.S. Civil Rights Commission

America's Schools Are 'Profoundly Unequal,' Says U.S. Civil Rights Commission | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
More than 60 years after Brown v. Board of Education, the fight for equity in America's schools rages on.
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eSchool News Articles - eSchool Media

eSchool News Articles - eSchool Media | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
What does cybersecurity education look like for today’s young students? And why is it critical?
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Some of the Surprising Reasons Why Students Drop Out of School - NEA Today

Some of the Surprising Reasons Why Students Drop Out of School - NEA Today | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
What do we really know about why students drop out? In a new book, the authors interviewed 50 teenagers to find some answers.
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Why Getting Help for Kids with Dyslexia is Difficult

Why Getting Help for Kids with Dyslexia is Difficult | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
There are proven ways to help people with dyslexia learn to read, and a federal law that's supposed to ensure schools provide kids with help. But across the
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Reading with Your Ears, Writing With Your Voice - Education Futures: Emerging Trends in K-12 - Education Week

Reading with Your Ears, Writing With Your Voice - Education Futures: Emerging Trends in K-12 - Education Week | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
A dyslexic assistant principal explores how assistive technologies can help students with language-based disabilities take advantage of their unique learning styles.
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Finalists in 3 Categories Named for Women in School Leadership Award –

Finalists in 3 Categories Named for Women in School Leadership Award – | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
The six finalists for AASA’s 2018 Women in School Leadership Awards represent Illinois, Maryland, Montana, Oregon and Pennsylvania, and three of them will be recognized Friday, Feb. 16, as recipients of the recognition.

The two finalists in the three categories are:

School-Based Award (for a female classroom
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The National Shortage of ELL Teachers Has Caught the Eye of Congress - Learning the Language - Education Week

The National Shortage of ELL Teachers Has Caught the Eye of Congress - Learning the Language - Education Week | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Legislation proposed by congressional Democrats would create a grant program intended to help colleges of education and school districts partner on creating curricula for aspiring ELL teachers.
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Teach Students To Use Social Media (The Right Way) And The Possibilities Are Endless : NPR Ed : NPR

Teach Students To Use Social Media (The Right Way) And The Possibilities Are Endless : NPR Ed : NPR | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Social media can be a big part of students' lives, and teachers across the country are finding ways to use popular platforms as teaching tools.
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Nation's Schools Earn a "C" from Education Week Quality Counts - MDR

Nation's Schools Earn a "C" from Education Week Quality Counts - MDR | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Education Week released the 22nd edition of Quality Counts this week. This is the annual “report card" that grades the education progress.
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“Predicting” the Future of Ed Tech

“Predicting” the Future of Ed Tech | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Keith Krueger, CEO of the Consortium for School Networking, discusses trending technology in education.
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Dyslexia: Hidden Costs and Money-Saving Techniques for Districts

Dyslexia: Hidden Costs and Money-Saving Techniques for Districts | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
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Learning Ally’s “Science of Reading Engagement” Emphasizes Education Gamification Best Practices to Build Stronger Reading Habits in Struggling Learners

Learning Ally’s “Science of Reading Engagement” Emphasizes Education Gamification Best Practices to Build Stronger Reading Habits in Struggling Learners | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) January 22, 2018 -- As more K-12 educators search for proven ways to bridge the reading achievement gap for students of all ages,
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Nation's Schools Stuck in 'Average' Range on Annual Report Card

The C grade on this year's Quality Counts report continues years of flat performance as states begin to grapple with the challenges and opportunities under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
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Black History and the Civil Rights Movement on Audiobooks

Black History and the Civil Rights Movement on Audiobooks | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Listen and learn about Black leaders and a history of struggle and triumph.
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Trump, Congress, and Education in 2018: Eight Big Questions

Trump, Congress, and Education in 2018: Eight Big Questions | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
The threat of federal budget cuts, the prospects for school choice, the fate of the "Dreamers," and the Every Student Succeeds Act will be big things to watch.
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U.S. Education in 2017 in 10 Charts

This collection of charts, graphs, maps, and visualizations all feature data that were released this year and convey some big takeaways about U.S. schools, students, and teachers in 2017.
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