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Ray Bendici

“Mr. Fascinate” channeled his “inner nerd” to encourage embracing tools and approaches that connect with Gen Z students. Read more>>

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Chris Burt

From hardware and games to simply embracing esports in schools, attendees at the Future of Education Technology Conference learn how to make a new program run well. Read more>>

Rachelle Dene Poth, DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker

PBL helps educators boost student engagement by focusing on the learning journey—not the end product, says DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker Rachelle Dene Poth, who is a foreign language and STEAM teacher at Riverview Junior/Senior High in Pennsylvania. Read more>>

Steven Blackburn

At FETC 2020, the numerous sessions of the Future of Ed Tech Library Media Specialist track explored ways that schools can improve collaboration, personalization and learning creation. Read more>>

From DA

Ray Bendici

Human resources' IT needs are changing dramatically, not just with enterprise technology but also in areas such as recruitment and interviewing. Read more>>

Deirdre Edwards, DA guest columnist

DA guest columnist Deirdre Edwards addresses how considering student needs, maximizing engagement, and deciding on qualitative and quantitative measures of success are important for the South Carolina Department of Education’s VirtualSC and any K-12 virtual learning program. Read more>>

Matt Zalaznick

While nonprofits provide assistance to low-income districts, school teams work to recruit girls and students of color, and educators teach inclusivity. Read more>>

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Edtech in the News

Consumer Reports

The House bill would strengthen the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, banning targeted advertising to kids under 13. It would also create a protected class of "young consumers" ages 13 to 17, giving them greater control over what personal information is collected and what companies can do with it. Read more>>


The number of Texas school districts with esports programs has exploded this school year, growing from about 20 to more than 300 in the span of a few months, according to the Texas Computer Education Association. Read more>>

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