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Marybeth Luczak

From student assessment changes and innovative science teaching awards to board appointments and leadership training, here’s what K-12 educators need to know about what’s happening at ACTFL, ACTE, NCSS, NCTM and NSTA. Read more>>

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Sylvia Martinez, DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker

DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker Sylvia Martinez provides tips on how to combine curriculum, crafts and a dose of creativity in your library makerspace. She is co-author of Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom. Read more>>

Dwight Carter, DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker

How can today’s school leaders manage change? FETC 2020 presenter Dwight Carter, who is assistant director of Eastland Career Center and a former high school principal, suggests using the CAT framework. Read more>>


Educator, consultant and FETC 2020 presenter Ken Shelton discusses ed tech, equity and inclusion, multimedia literacy and instructional design. Read more>>


Act now to experience your choice of more than 600 hands-on sessions and workshops at FETC 2020 and so much more throughout four action-packed days. Read more>>

From DA

Matt Zalaznick

Dallas ISD administrators saw a surge in students participating in extracurricular activities when esports programs launched at 64 schools. Read more>>

Cody Walker, DA guest columnist

Using tech to identify potential threats or safety concerns early is a key component of the school safety plan at West Rusk County Consolidated ISD in Texas, says Technology Director Cody Walker, a DA guest columnist. Read more>>

Ray Bendici

Educators are more proactively using technology to support learning for all students, and support the four C’s—collaboration, communication, creativity and critical thinking. Read more>>

Chris Burt

Florida student-athletes enjoy camaraderie and 'Good Game' playing in Super Smash Brothers esports tournament at Full Sail University's iconic Fortress. Read more>>

Edtech in the News

Springfield News-Sun

Current graduating high school seniors entering college for the 2020-21 academic year will be the first group able to apply for a new scholarship for computer science programs now available to 35 Ohio schools. The total scholarship amount of $20,580,770 will be awarded over the next five years. Read more>>

VT Digger

Amid a trend of declining test scores, Vermont Agency of Education leaders launched a new resource last week that tailors math and reading materials to individual students’ abilities. Read more>>

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