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The Growing App Gap

* Among lowerincome children, 27 percent have a parent with a smartphone, compared to 57 percent for higher-income children.

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How to grow a “textbook”

Regardless of how you feel about textbooks in this brave new world of open curricula and academic sharing and supereasy digital publishing, this may be the best time ever to be without them.

Backing Up

Listen to the podcast Question: If I back up to CDs or DVDs, are my files safe? The IT Guy says: CDs and DVDs are a really convenient and inexpensive way to store data. CDs can be purchased in bulk for pennies per disk, and even DVDs now cost less than fifty cents apiece. You can store thousands of

Stepping Up to AYP

When Reva Vangates was brought in as principal of Dr. Henry W. Mack/West Little River Elementary in Miami three years ago, the school had received F grades from the state three years in a row. "It was eight days before school started and nothing was in place — no curriculum, no scope and sequence, and eight

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Pick Up The Tabs

Maybe we’re biased, but the editors of Tech & Learning think the question of whether or not tablets as classroom textbook killers is not “if” but “when.”