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August 2, 2016
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Tips for using augmented reality in the classroom
Tips for using augmented reality in the classroom
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Augmented reality can help boost student motivation and learning, educators David Loveland and Jim Wasserman write in this commentary. They compare augmented and virtual reality and share three tips for introducing AR in the classroom.
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eLearning
Mo. district makes PD part of one-to-one tech rollout
A Missouri school district credits an intensive professional-development program for its successful roll out of a one-to-one Chromebook program for students from preschool through 12th grade. Teachers were given weekly collaboration time and master teachers were designated to help with the transition.
Education Dive (8/1) 
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Navigating Your Way Through a Digital Transformation
District technology leaders from across the country will join together during CoSN's Teaming for Transformation - National event this October. Join them as they learn what it takes to successfully initiate and transform digital learning in their districts.
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Systems Management
3 lessons for school leaders
A new school year offers an opportunity to "lead like new," writes Fred Ende, assistant director of curriculum and instructional services for Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. In this blog post, he shares three guiding practices for school leaders.
SmartBrief/Education (8/1) 
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Tech Tips
5 things students should know about email communication
Schools need to foster an email culture that teaches students how to communicate appropriately through email, high-school English teacher Adam Schoenbart writes in this blog post. He shares five lessons, including the importance of checking email regularly and communicating with authenticity.
SmartBrief/Education (8/2) 
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Managing Budgets
FCC: AT&T violated E-Rate, overcharged schools by 400%
FCC: AT&T overcharged schools under E-rate
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The Federal Communications Commission has ruled that AT&T owes $170,000 to the federal government for overcharging two Florida school districts by nearly 400% for phone service under the federal E-Rate program. AT&T contends its fees were legal, under Florida regulations, and says it plans to appeal the decision.
Ars Technica (7/28) 
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Schools and Social Media
University president's listening tour includes stop on Twitter
Twitter can give university presidents an additional platform for listening and learning, engaging with stakeholders and articulating vision, University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds writes in this commentary. He highlights his Twitter-based initiative, "Nebraska Talks: A Digital Listening Tour."
InsideHigherEd.com (8/2) 
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Majority of groups say workers lack cybersecurity skills
A survey shows 82% of organizations in the US and other countries say their employees do not have enough cybersecurity skills. That lack, according to 1 in 3 respondents, has made the organizations a target for hackers, while 1 in 4 say their group's reputation has been damaged by the lack of skilled workers.
InformationWeek (8/1) 
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