eSchoolnews Why education needs strong advocates now more than ever 2017-04-14T07:00:47.000000Z Spring time is invigorating, especially in my home town of Gastonia, North Carolina. Gastonia is very southern; its roots are in the textile business, and in many ways, it is a very conservative traditional southern town. After a particularly hard Winter that included almost three inches of snow and... 6 tips for a successful one-to-one rollout 2017-04-03T07:00:57.000000Z Nowadays, one-to-one initiatives aren't anything new. Even I, a journalist with no experience as an educator, have successfully deployed and maintained a one-to-one iPad Mini initiative for my two children. But rolling out a school- or district-wide one-to-one program takes a lot more than choosing... March’s 11 buzzworthy edtech tools 2017-03-29T07:00:02.000000Z Things move fast in the edtech world, and we hear all the time from teachers how hard it can be to keep up. This is why we've created the EdTech Eleven: our monthly list of noteworthy tools generating buzz in the edtech world. While these aren't recommendations or ratings (you have to check out our ... Warning: These fraud attacks are wreaking havoc on education 2017-03-27T07:00:43.000000Z On March 14, it was reported in CSO (a leading cybersecurity outlet) that 110 organizations experiences successful phishing attacks targeting their W-2 records. This put more than 120,000 taxpayers at risk for identity fraud. Despite warnings from the IRS in early February, employees continue to fa... Teacher-loved upcoming conference has incredible number of registrants 2017-03-06T07:00:47.000000Z “I think this conference is unique in that all the sessions are educator-led, rather than vendor-led. It’s a conference for teachers by teachers. Think of it like education’s version of a Star Wars convention. That’s the level of passion and engagement we see,” said PR Specialist Beth Cherry for CUE... Virtual inclusion helps this district commit to all students–no matter what 2017-03-03T07:00:13.000000Z Gone are the days of one-size-fits-all education. Today, forward-thinking school leaders know that leveraging powerful learning technology can help all students excel and learn to work collaboratively with peers--even if that student is homebound due to chronic illness. In Maryland’s Anne Arundel C... Teachers in one district urged to learn in their pajamas 2017-02-24T07:00:54.000000Z Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these [teachers] from the swift completion of their [PD]. You may be thinking of mail couriers, but this motto is also one used by an innovative technology and instructional coach in Iowa, who sees bad weather as a great opportunity to learn in... Flipped learning takes a big step forward 2017-02-17T07:00:08.000000Z The Flipped Learning Global Initiative (FLGI), a worldwide coalition of educators, researchers, technologists, professional development providers and education leaders introduced its inaugural cadre of enterprise mission partners. School district invents custom charging solution for all schools 2017-02-09T20:32:54.000000Z As Denton Independent School District (ISD) prepares for future ready classrooms with technology and builds new schools, the Texas district is partnering with LocknCharge to create a new mobile device charging cabinet – the Carrier 15 Charging Station™. “There were no solutions designed to fit the u... First national academic 3D printing conference launches 2017-02-09T07:00:09.000000Z Registration is now open for the first national academic 3D printing conference, Construct3D 2017, which will bring together leaders and educators in the digital fabrication discipline of 3D printing for a comprehensive overview of this rapidly expanding area of research and development.