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The Expo Hall at FETC 2020 will provide attendees with the chance to get up-close with today's most innovative education technologies and applications. From 3D printing to robotics and assessment solutions to educational software, the Expo Hall will host more than 400 leading solution providers and feature new "sandbox" hands-on learning opportunities for attendees. Read more>>

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When Santa Fe Public Schools in New Mexico needed to refresh the devices that support the district’s 1-to-1 initiative, they realized they were missing usage data, a critical piece of the puzzle. Discover how they leveraged CatchOn, an expansive data analytics tool, to spark transformative collaboration among staff members. Read more>>


The Super Saver discounts for FETC 2020 have been extended to Friday, November 8. Act now to claim $150 off the on-site rate to attend the leading ed tech conference, which is celebrating its 40th year of innovation in 2020 in Miami. Register now>>

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Sponsored by Barco

Flipping the classroom is the key to a student-centered, active learning approach that wePresent makes possible. See how a wireless presentation system brings collaboration to your classroom. Schedule a demo today. Read more>>

DA Staff

Eujon Anderson, technology director for Alabama’s Troy City Schools and an FETC 2020 speaker, discusses the importance of communication and professional learning to developing trust with teachers and administrators. Read more>>

DA Staff

Pink will give his insights on leadership, innovation and human motivation, providing FETC attendees with a new system to promote enduring motivation through autonomy, mastery and purpose. Read more>>

From DA

Matt Zalaznick

All the paper used to track student internships, community service hours, and other college and career information inspired Chicago-area Superintendent David Schuler to launch his own online company. Read more>>

Summaya Knight, DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker

The internet has opened a variety options for educators and school systems to educate students in a different way. The big question is: How are students kept safe while on the web? DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker Summaya Knight offers tips on helping students become better digital citizens. Read more>>

Emily Ann Brown

By promoting data dashboards and state report cards, districts can share information about key indicators, such as graduation rates and postsecondary readiness, with students and their families. Read more>>

Matt Zalaznick

Now, 99% of U.S. schools have adequate internet access, according to EducationSuperhighway, a nonprofit that formed in 2012 to ensure that all students can participate in digital learning. Read more>>

DA Custom Publishing

Esports has become a hit with students and educators alike as the benefits expand to include digital citizenship, team building, positive social development, and places of inclusion. Scaling esports programs requires not just student interest, but also an administrator’s vision, stakeholder buy-in, and academic and cybersecurity policies. Read more>>

DA Leadership Institute

Join District Administration in Long Beach, California, on November 20-22 to hear Dr. Julie Evans, CEO of Project Tomorrow, discuss her Speak Up initiative research, which asks K-12 students, parents and educators about the role of technology in learning in and outside of school. There is still time to register for DA's CIO Summit. Don't miss this opportunity. Register now>>

Edtech in the News

The Daily Item

More high school students in Lynn, Massachusetts, will have a chance to become certified in a trade, thanks to a $100,000 state grant. The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education planning grant will allow for expanded after-school offerings for high school students at Lynn Vocational Technical Institute. Read more>>

Carroll County Times

The Maryland school system's new three-year instructional technology plan provides more access to learning opportunities. Goals include building the capacity of school staff through professional development, and preparing students for online collaboration, for responsible use of digital tools, and for building the skills they need for life after graduation. Read more>>

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