November 2019

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FEATURES

THE STATE OF E-RATE (opens in new tab)
A recent report from CoSN urges that new funding should help protect students online while giving them access.

HOW TO KEEP STUDENTS ENGAGED WITH “WOW” MOMENTS (opens in new tab)
By Tara Smith
Strategies to use technology with digital natives.

CONFERENCE REPORT: TECH AND LEARNING LIVE FROM TEXAS (opens in new tab)
By Matthew Joseph
From artificial intelligence to drones to digital storytelling, edtech leaders share best practices.

HOW IT’S DONE
Make district websites more accessible. Create middle school eSport leagues. Create professional development opportunites for administrators.
CREATE AN ACCESSIBLE WEBSITE (opens in new tab)
BUILD AN ESPORTS LEAGUE (opens in new tab)
BECOME A TECHNOLOGY-SAVVY ADMINISTRATOR (opens in new tab)

PERSONALIZED LEARNING IN A DEVICE-RICH ENVIRONMENT: LEVERAGING TECHNOLOGY TO HELP ALL LEARNERS SUCCEED (opens in new tab)

CREATING A DIGITAL PLAYBOOK: 5 CRITICAL COMPONENTS (opens in new tab)

WHAT’S NEW: TOOLS FOR SCHOOL (opens in new tab)

TRENDING: TOP 10 STORIES FOR NOVEMBER 2019 (opens in new tab)

App of the Day

Everybody Wants IT (opens in new tab)

New White Paper Proposes Theory of Change for Rural Education (opens in new tab)

New STEM Program Announced (opens in new tab)

The Softer Side of Robots (opens in new tab)

BIG IDEAS

Seeking Strategic Variety and Organizational Curiosity (opens in new tab)

Emojis. Cause they’re good for kids and fun to use. What’s not to like? (opens in new tab)