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The Wrong War Over eBooks: Publishers Vs. Libraries - Forbes

The Wrong War Over eBooks: Publishers Vs. Libraries - Forbes | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Libraries, like other consumers, should be free to buy any published e-content at competitive prices, to keep these items in their collection, and to loan them to their patrons.
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Should  libraries, like other consumers, be free to buy any published e-content at competitive prices?

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Are eBooks physical property or software?

Lori DiGisi's curator insight, December 14, 2012 1:08 PM

According to John Adams, public libraries are key to democracy.

They need to own the popular reading materials of the present time.

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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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American children are drowning in self-esteem

American children are drowning in self-esteem | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
The Economist’s Washington correspondent wonders why his offspring are being taught swimming so well and maths so badly
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Spotting the 2017 Trends That Fuel Edtech Innovation and Investments - EdSurge News

Spotting the 2017 Trends That Fuel Edtech Innovation and Investments - EdSurge News | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it

We’re pleased to share this year’s Edtech Outlook, a data-rich dive into the state of education technology with case studies into emerging-frontie
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Almost All Students With Disabilities Are Capable Of Graduating. Here's Why They Don't.

Almost All Students With Disabilities Are Capable Of Graduating. Here's Why They Don't. | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Our education system is failing students with special needs.
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This is What Powerful Learning Looks Like: Students Share Their Stories - Digital Promise

This is What Powerful Learning Looks Like: Students Share Their Stories - Digital Promise | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Accelerating Innovation in Education
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Is it an accommodation or a modification?

Is it an accommodation or a modification? | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Adapted from Jung, L. A. (2017). In providing supports for students, language matters. Educational Leadership, 74(7). The adaptations that teachers make to the curriculum and assessments on a daily basis can be classified into two categories…
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'We Aren't Seen As Professionals': Educator Explains Why She Left the Classroom

'We Aren't Seen As Professionals': Educator Explains Why She Left the Classroom | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
If the education system wants to attract more talented young people to the teaching profession, says a former teacher, a culture shift is in order.
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Gates Foundation to Shift Education Focus

Gates Foundation to Shift Education Focus | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Bill Gates on Thursday plans to announce a $1.7 billion investment and detail his philanthropic organization’s move toward building collaborative school networks.
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Reading and Math Disabilities: Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Reading and Math Disabilities: Two Sides of the Same Coin? | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
At a conference sponsored by the National Science Foundation, researchers talked about the latest findings in the connection between dyslexia and other types of learning disabilities.
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Implementing Response to Intervention in Your Classroom - IgnitED

Implementing Response to Intervention in Your Classroom - IgnitED | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
As the new school year quickly approaches I have begun to think about the students that I will teach this school year. Last school year I had several students that missed the passing standard by 2-10 points. Needless to say, when I saw their test scores I was heartbroken because in the back of my mind I knew that if these students had interventions in place and were progress monitored … Read More →
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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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When Dyslexic Students Are Denied In School - 1A

When Dyslexic Students Are Denied In School - 1A | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Speak Freely
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Top 100 Education Blogs for Educators and Teachers - Education Blog

Top 100 Education Blogs for Educators and Teachers - Education Blog | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Education Blogs Top 100 list ranked. Best education blogs for teachers, elementary & higher education blogs, teaching blogs, online & higher education blogs
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7 Ways Audiobooks Benefit Students Who Struggle with Reading - WeAreTeachers

7 Ways Audiobooks Benefit Students Who Struggle with Reading - WeAreTeachers | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Students really can read with their ears.
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Diegnan & "Learning Ally" Work together to Provide Audiobooks for Dyslexic Students

Diegnan & "Learning Ally" Work together to Provide Audiobooks for Dyslexic Students | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  – Senator Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr.(D-18) today touted a state budget resolution he sponsored that will appropriate $1.5 million dollars for 6,002 New Jerse
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Diegnan, Highland Park and Learning Ally aid disabled kids

According to a news release from Diegnan's office, as a result of the senator's work to create a collaboration between the state education department, local school districts, and Learning Ally, some 9,000 New Jersey students have gained access to the tools they need to succeed in school. These efforts include nearly 26,000 books since the start of this program two years ago.
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Helping Students Find Passion and Purpose: Barbara Bray

Helping Students Find Passion and Purpose: Barbara Bray | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Best content around Education Digital Badges selected by the EdTech Update community.
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How Lifelong Readers Are Helping Communities Thrive

How Lifelong Readers Are Helping Communities Thrive | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Best content around Instructional Materials STEM selected by the EdTech Update community.
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Workforce of the future - The competing forces shaping 2030

Workforce of the future - The competing forces shaping 2030 | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
The pace of change is accelerating. Competition for the right talent is fierce. How can organisations prepare for a future that few of us can define? How will your talent needs change?
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