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Free Download of Adobe Photoshop CS6

Adobe is offering free downloads of Adobe Photoshop CS6 beta to any students, faculty and staff.

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What Can You Do to Set Yourself Apart as a CIO?

Classroom walkthroughs are one thing that make a difference in Mooresville N.C. Graded School District, a district that the U.S. Department of Education uses as a prime example of districts doing it right.

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Which Social Learning Network is Ideal for My District?

While Facebook and Google+ are popular social networks for everyday life, dozens of other networks have been created to provide safe and effective social learning environments for K12 education. Social learning networks (SLNs) allow students to learn 21st-century skills, help students build online portfolios or resumes and collaborate with peers through project-based learning.

Creating a Robust and Safe BYOD Program

Plan to upgrade your district’s infrastructure for increased capacity and security.

Social Learning Networks for K12 Education

Dozens of social learning networks have been created specifically for education to emphasize 21st century skills, project-based learning and collaboration.

Building an Ed Tech Dream Team

If you could put together a staff to make the most of educational technology in your district, what would it look like?
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Apple Reinvigorates a Focus on E-learning

Jill Duffy of PCMag.com may have said it best: "Apple brings a spotlight with it everywhere it goes, and people pay attention to anything caught in its glow."

Rumors of the new and improved iBooks application began swirling weeks before Apple's anticipated announcement on Jan. 19, but perhaps no one was expecting the tidal wave of media coverage that proclaimed the company's venture into the textbook industry to be the Holy Grail of K12 learning. After all, iPads are hardly new, nor are their netbook predecessors or online learning material, for that matter.

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