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Nearly 60% of respondents to a SmartBrief on EdTech poll said their school or district uses technology as part of instruction or assessment in all core subjects. Data indicate that it is most often used in math instruction.
Of those using technology in math, more than 63% said they use classroom tools such as clickers and interactive whiteboards, about 21% said they use mobile devices, and roughly 15% said they use computer labs and other schoolwide technology.[…] Continue Reading »
Some schools and districts plan events around national-level campaigns like Digital Learning Day. However, a majority of respondents to a recent question posed by EdTech editor Katharine Haber say it is teachers and others at the school-level or district-level that drive their current use of classroom technology. Still others report that it is a combination of all three.[…] Continue Reading »
To connect with those working on the front lines of education technology, SmartBrief on EdTech editor Katharine Haber asked readers about their thoughts on what 2013 will bring for technology in schools.
According to our results, about one-third of respondents see classroom technology as the most significant issue on the horizon, while a slightly smaller group is concerned about online education, followed by computer-based testing and digital citizenship.[…] Continue Reading »
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the American College of Nurse Practitioners are joining together Jan. 1 to form the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. David Hebert, who will serve as CEO of the combined organization, shared his thoughts on the importance of the coming year for health care and why NPs need to not only play a role but to help lead the changes.[…] Continue Reading »