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Eujon Anderson, DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker

Sharing digital resources and helping K-12 administrators and staff communicate and collaborate online is key, says DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker Eujon Anderson, who is the technology director for Troy City Schools in Alabama. Read more>>

Rachelle Dene Poth, DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker

DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker Rachelle Dene Poth suggests ways to leverage technology to create more social interactions and foster connections with students (and educator peers) during school closures. Read more>>

Monica Burns, DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker

If your students are working remotely for the remainder of the school year due to the coronavirus, this strategy can place “just right” resources into the hands of families, says Monica Burns, DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker. Read more>>

DA Staff

Shannon McClintock Miller, innovation director of instructional technology and library media for Iowa’s Van Meter Community School District and a featured speaker for FETC, discusses how educators are sharing “virtual vibes” with students. Read more>>

From DA

Matt Zalaznick

With schools closed and shifting to online education due to the coronavirus, a Colorado superintendent says he and his leadership team are not scripting or dictating how teachers deliver virtual instruction. Read more>>

John Englander, DA guest columnist

Providing training as soon as possible and setting up just-in-time support as teachers and students get up to speed are crucial strategies for success, says DA guest columnist John Englander. Read more>>

Matt Zalaznick

Sustaining social-emotional learning is crucial as students and teachers make the big shift to online and distance learning during the coronavirus closures. Read more>>

Steven Blackburn

Districts of Distinction honoree Poway USD created a PD and in-class coaching program that transformed ed tech use. Teachers can be cooking dinner at home at the same time they're helping students in Google Suite. Read more>>

Edtech in the News

Texas Public Radio

As San Antonio ISD teachers and students adapt to video conference calls and online learning, the IT team has had to build the infrastructure to make it work. They’ve issued more than 5,000 mobile hotspots and played with sending Wi-Fi-equipped school buses into neighborhoods lacking connections—and then there’s the troubleshooting. Read more>>

Crain's Chicago Business

Chicago Public Schools, like many other districts, is contending with backlogged orders for devices. The Chicago Board of Education approved $75 million in spending to buy technology as it becomes available because the district plans to distribute more than 100,000 devices to high-need students in the coming weeks. Read more>>

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