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Interview | Mike Jones: Moving Schools From Monolithic to Customized, Cloud-Based

In the past decade, many schools have turned to software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions and packaged software for their administration needs, from Student Information Systems to transcript and archiving applications. But with the cloud emerging as a major player in school IT, … Continue reading

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Interview | Jim Peterson and Roger Grinnip: Making Cloud Computing Work in K-12

School districts searching for more information about cloud computing have come to the right place. Jim Peterson (top) and Roger Grinnip are on the cutting-edge of just such a technology approach. Jim is the chief technology officer of IlliniCloud, a non-profit … Continue reading

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Interview | The Fabulous Peter and Paul Reynolds

I first met Peter and Paul in the early 2000s when they invited me over for tea just outside Boston. I was the editor of a new magazine looking for a fascinating interview and they were a pair of new … Continue reading

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Interview | Cathy Cruzan Provides Funds For Learning

The bottom line when it comes to adding to or improving existing technology in a cash-strapped school district (most every district these days) can often hinge upon whether or not E-rate funding comes through. Funds for Learning was founded in 1997 … Continue reading

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Interview | John Stippick: Online Learning in ‘Room 21’

Ideas, ideas! From where do they come? And how do we act on them to effectuate real change? After reading, “The Global Achievement Gap” by Dr. Tony Wagner (he leads the Harvard School of Education) and learning about the Partnership for … Continue reading

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Report: Empowering the 21st Century Superintendent

Of all the challenges you face as a superintendent, according to the Consortium for School Networking, “technology leadership may be the one that leaves you feeling the most unprepared, uncertain and vulnerable. You’re not alone.” Empowering the 21st Century Superintendent includes … Continue reading

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Mission

The mission of EdTech Digest is to tell the story of 21st-century education transformation. By sharing cool tools, fascinating interviews, relevant trends and voices from the field, we hope to inspire learners and leaders everywhere, to get workable technology solutions for … Continue reading

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Why Eric Davis Creates Global Citizens

A well-traveled, seasoned educator sees the failure and devastation in the American education system—and opts to do something about it. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Some people are just plain passionate, and it shows. Asked why he created Global Citizenship Experience, … Continue reading

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Interview | Ellen Siminoff (Part 2 of 2)

(below is part 2 of 2; for part 1 of 2, click here) If Microsoft builds perfect tools to engage and get a lot of people to approach us on different platforms, then I’m a big fan of that. They’re … Continue reading

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Submissions

Got Content? Many educators, researchers, practitioners and industry leaders need to publish papers, articles or columns. While we do not accept marketing or promotional materials, we are looking for great content. You may have original material you’ve already written and … Continue reading

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2014 – Finalists & Winners

EdTech Digest Awards Program 2014 | Spirit of Innovation For so many reasons, the education technology space is moving forward with great momentum and robust spirit. A confluence of factors — the right time, technology and people — has made for a … Continue reading

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Writer’s Guidelines

Got ideas? Send a brief, focused email with your story idea. We encourage practitioner reports, expert advice, layperson opinions, educator experiences, professional insights and more. Keep in mind that our main content areas are: cool tools, interviews and trends. You … Continue reading

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Editor in Chief | Victor Rivero Contributing Editors | Judy Faust Hartnett and Mark Weston Advisory Board | Mark Weston, Greg Limperis, Mark Gura, Eliot Levinson, Ted Fujimoto, Farimah Schuerman, Mitch Weisburgh Contributors | Mark Weston, Greg Limperis, Mark Gura, Eliot Levinson, Julie Smith, Jennifer Corriero, Michael Spencer, Farimah Schuerman, Ted Fujimoto, Mitch Weisburgh, Adam Blum, … Continue reading

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Editorial Calendar

EdTech Digest 2017 editorial calendar Download the PDF   2017  JAN | Cool Tools for Student-Centered Learning FEB | Fast Feedback: Measuring Success Along the Way MAR | Achieving Literacy, Fluency, and Mastery — in Any Subject APR | The Business … Continue reading

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The mission of EdTech Digest is to tell the story of 21st-century education transformation. By sharing cool tools, fascinating interviews, relevant trends and voices from the field, we hope to inspire learners and leaders everywhere, to get workable technology solutions for … Continue reading