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Video: Screens in Schools

This week, our Screens in Schools series dove into the issues around screen time, technology in the classroom, backlash, and...

 

Ethical, social, digital: Shaping the 21st century student

When it comes to using technology wisely and well, Laura Tierney believes this succinct truth: Kids can’t be what they...

 

Former NC Governor Bev Perdue talks technology in the classroom

Perdue has been working on integrating technology in North Carolina classrooms since she was Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina. An...

 

With kids’ technology use, a budding backlash and a bid for balance

“We were having a real problem with video games in our house,” says Maureen L., a nurse practitioner and mother...

 

Digital media and child health: The good and the bad

“I feel like it isn’t 100 percent bad or 100 percent good. I try to use it for good things,”...

 

Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest on how technology is changing education

This year, North Carolina became the first state in the country with every classroom connected to high speed broadband. The...

 

Why and when screen time matters for kids

“Every kid loves screen time,” says Amy Tart, a fifth grade English language arts teacher at Union Intermediate School in Clinton....

 

Amplifier or distractor: Technology’s role in the classroom

Media enthusiasts have a leg up at Davis Drive Middle School in Cary. A green screen studio in the school’s...

Perspective

To implement personalized learning in NC, schools of education must prepare teachers for the digital education environment

Today’s students are not just digital natives; they are digital omnivores. They gobble up everything around them, and they do...

 

The power of K-12 technology integration today: Now, it’s personal

Research Triangle High School (RTHS) opened in 2012 with high hopes and an innovative teaching model. A public charter school...