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Why one district CIO says the Ed-Fi data standard is taking over

by Ryan Johnston • 2 weeks ago

Now used by school districts in 30 states, Ed-Fi is becoming the "gold standard" for data sharing, says one district CIO.

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Dallas schools are winning back students with new focus on innovation

by Ryan Johnston • 2 weeks ago

A strategy of giving K-12 schools with declining enrollment new academic focuses on robotics or urban planning is paying off as wait lists grow.

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2019 NextGen Leader: Chanel Alford-Campbell wants to make professional development exciting

by Ryan Johnston • 2 weeks ago

By offering instructional modules, the Virginia educator says teachers in her district are adopting new technologies at an inspiring pace.

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How two edtech leaders took on 1:1 device programs

by Ryan Johnston • 2 weeks ago

Whether it's reluctant teachers or wealth inequality between schools, districts can face major challenges in getting a device to every student.

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How Houston ISD's technology director manages edtech for 29,000 employees

by Ryan Johnston • 2 weeks ago

The app marketplace is too vast for teachers to sort out alone, said Kristy Sailors, but her district has a few tricks to ensure its apps are safe.

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2019 NextGen Leader: Allison Reid bridges the gap between the classroom and the server room

by Ryan Johnston • 3 weeks ago

As her district's coordinating teacher for instructional technology, Reid says digital citizenship is about educating students, teachers and parents.

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