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News from DA’s FETC

Matt Zalaznick

Daniel Pink’s FETC® keynote took place midmorning, when, in accordance with the theme of his speech on school start times, most people—even sleepy high school students—are most ready to learn. Read more>>

Ray Bendici

A music immersion program has helped to close achievement gaps and improve learning outcomes by teaching students music every day. Read more>>

Melissa Ezarik

Special education educators and administrators—and mainstream educators with an interest in helping students with special needs—had many options to choose from at FETC.  Read more>>

Steven Blackburn

The Expo Hall showcased 49 new solutions along with the most popular products, from security and artificial intelligence enhancements to esports devices, makerspaces and interactive displays. Check out DA’s coverage, including a slideshow. Read more>>

From DA

Matt Zalaznick

In North Dakota, the phrase “You don’t have to recover from a good start" drives Superintendent Kirsten Baesler as she works to expand online preschool to rural communities. Read more>>

Stacy Young, DA guest columnist

DA guest columnist Stacy Young shares tips on helping students make a seamless transition from a face-to-face to a virtual learning environment using ed tech. Read more>>

Steven Blackburn

More K-12 leaders are choosing to install facial recognition in schools despite public opposition and research that casts doubt on the technology’s effectiveness. Read more>>

Steven Blackburn

An upcoming blockchain-powered solution is rolling out in 2020. Also, schools are partnering with PGE, Edupoint Educational Systems, Zayo Group Holdings and Canon Solutions America. Read more>>

CIO Academy

District Administration invites all technology leaders and their management team to our National Leadership Academy. Learn how high performing tech teams address transformational leadership, cybersecurity, governance, crisis management and building strategic relationships. Read more>>

Edtech in the News

Post Register

Proposed legislation would replace the state’s school technology grant program with a school digital content and curriculum fund. Schools could apply for grants to buy technology such as computers to facilitate the use of digital curricula. Read more>>

LA School Report

Online learning is disrupting the markets for the instructional resources schools purchase. But it has not disrupted conventional approaches to instruction to make education more personalized. Read more>>

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