Before politicians take the next 4 years to debate gun control legislation of dubious merit, there are things that schools, districts, and communities can begin doing right now to keep our kids safer at school.
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Chris Dawson is a freelance writer, consultant, and policy advocate with 20 years of experience in education, technology, and the intersection of the two.
This past fall, Dell launched its Education Challenge as part of its larger social innovation efforts. Last week, the company announced the winners at Dell World and they bring some great ideas to the table.
Words are woefully inadequate here, but I'm a writer, so I have to write something.
It wasn't so long ago that many students and parents considered themselves lucky to have access to public education in the States. I'm afraid, though, that I'm headed into 2013 utterly discouraged by the system.
The Sky wifi smartpen from Livescribe makes a pen and paper work in a tablet world.
It seems as though every company offering a MOOC can get millions in venture funding lately. Can Instructure's new approach to public online courses shake up the market?
I recently had the chance to talk with Microsoft's Vice President for Worldwide Education as part of his Daily Edventures project. Here's the result.
Michael Chasen announced this week that he's leaving the company he founded 15 years ago and transformed into an ed tech powerhouse. Why now?
It seems to me that big corporations have it all figured out: They've been using business intelligence and data analytics for years to drive businesses. For schools, though, BI is in its infancy.
The Partnership for LA Schools is doing some pretty incredible work and has the data to back up its approaches.