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Classroom Technology Using Virtual Reality in Schools Is Easier Than You Think. Here Are Some Examples
Many teachers say virtual reality is pricey and complicated. But those are misconceptions.

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Future of Work How a NASA-Supported Robotics Program Is Preparing Students for STEM Careers
A NASA-supported program partners with schools to implement robotics in the classroom.
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Classroom Technology Research About Educational Technology Needs a More Critical and Useful Lens
The changing ed-tech landscape in K-12 schools demands more and better research.
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Future of Work Want to Get Girls Interested in STEM Careers? Try Minecraft
Two teachers in Louisiana started an after-school club to get girls interested in STEM.
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A screenshot from the game, Minecraft Dungeon.
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Classroom Technology Tech Can Open Doors for English-Language Learners to Express Themselves
Students feel less pressure when using video to practice their speaking skills.
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Digital native students e-learning over computers at school.
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Classroom Technology 10 Tips for Making Digital Materials More Accessible to Students With Disabilities
Avoiding PDFs, editing automatic transcriptions, and describing what's onscreen rather than pointing are among their ideas.
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Marketplace K-12 How to Make Teachers Informed Consumers of Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence offers opportunities to enhance teaching and learning, but not if classroom educators fail to understand its capabilities and limitations, speakers at an ISTE panel said this week.
Alexandria Ng
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K-12 Insider One District’s View: Social-Emotional Learning as a Vehicle for Delivering ‘Life Skills’
Organizations delivering social-emotional learning have to meet the needs of many departments across districts
Emma Kate Fittes
9 min read
Purchasing Alert Virginia District To Buy World Language Resources; Texas School System Seeks Literacy PD
A district in Virginia is looking for world language resources, while a system in Texas seeks professional development in literacy.
Emma Kate Fittes
2 min read
Market Trends The Funding Cliff Looms. How Will School Districts Respond?
Despite new flexibility provided by the federal government, K-12 systems face complicated decisions in preparing for the the eventual loss of emergency stimulus aid.
David Saleh Rauf
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