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How education staff can help students claim available FAFSA money left on the table

by Brian Kathman • 3 years ago

Technology — specifically, simple, personalized text messages — can nudge students toward accessing federal student aid.

Rethinking how educators teach digital citizenship

by Nancy Watson • 3 years ago

Commentary: New book urges educators to push beyond the list of rules and “don’ts.”

​The rebirth of student affairs in higher ed

by Haider Ali • 3 years ago

Commentary: Student affairs should be one of an institution’s top priorities. It’s time to treat it like one — and technology can help.

Why K-12 IT departments deserve a seat at the strategic planning table

by Nick Mirisis • 3 years ago

Commentary: IT leaders can provide a valuable voice in helping districts overcome budget, instructional and strategic planning challenges.

Moving toward a smarter use of IT resources at Bucknell

by Param Bedi • 3 years ago

Commentary: What Bucknell University learned through austerity in making technology more valuable to the institution’s mission.

​Moving past the myths in computer science education

by Alison Derbenwick Miller • 3 years ago

Commentary: Education experts address misconceptions and biases that impede progress on incorporating computer science into the nation's classrooms.

When teachers are scarce, software fills a void

by Tom Arnett • 3 years ago

Commentary: While technology has become a pervasive part of the classroom, it can also help meet immediate learning needs as schools face a growing shortage of teachers.

E-rate data suggests need for improvement

by John Harrington • 4 years ago

Commentary: E-rate funds are seen as essential for broadband expansion, but gaps remain in meeting FCC goals to obtain those funds.

Key questions to drive smarter higher education content strategies

by Kerry Pigman • 4 years ago

Commentary: The convergence of open education resources, digital and licensed content requires institutions to rethink their content and IT strategies.