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December 15, 2013

Social Media: An Asset for Teachers and Leaders

The use of social media as a communication tool for educators is inevitable. The paramount value of using social media is the creation and maintenance of relationships. It is a communication accelerant that moves information between people faster than we have ever experienced and, in fewer words than we are used to using.

December 06, 2013

Report Explores How Technology Is, and Isn't, Aiding in College Searches

A review of websites and mobile apps designed to help students in the college application process shows low-income students don't benefit as much from the technology and limitations in the approach.

December 05, 2013

Q&A: Why School Leaders Should Embrace Social Networking

Eric Sheninger, the principal of New Milford High School in New Jersey, is known for his innovative use of social networking in education. His new book for education leaders on the topic, "Digital Leadership: Changing Paradigms for Changing Times," comes out Jan. 14.

November 25, 2013

Steubenville Superintendent Among Four Indicted for Crimes Related to Rape Case

The chief of Steubenville schools has been indicted for charges related to a high-profile rape case that rocked the Ohio town.

November 19, 2013

National Parental Involvement Day Focuses On Improving Internet Access

National Parental Involvement Day, on Nov. 21, will highlight an effort to provide low-income families with free or discounted Internet access and computers.

November 19, 2013

How Do Children View Social Media?

How our students use social media may depend greatly on how the adults around them use it.

November 07, 2013

10 Lessons from Florida Virtual

After the iNACOL conference in Orlando, I stopped by Florida Virtual School, the nation's first and largest online public statewide school. It was a lot more fun than a trip to Disney and I learned 10 things about their success.

November 05, 2013

Ed Week Webinar Examines Evolving Role of Chief Tech Officers

Join Education Week for a webinar on Nov. 7 for a discussion about how districts can identify the skills needed in a chief technology officer.

November 03, 2013

Leading Our Schools: Two Lessons From Apple's Angela Ahrendts

We are not the only profession being besieged with negativity, disagreement, and anxiety. We are simply one part of this world engaged in grinding gears, building boundaries, captured by disagreement and fear.

November 01, 2013

Education Department Touts 'Connected Educators'

The U.S. Department of Education wrapped up its second annual "Connected Educator Month," devoted to fostering digital collaboration among teachers.

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