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  • Looking for the Best Sources of Content for Ed Tech ?

    May 11th, 2015 by

    Ed Tech Update has the answer… SETDA is excited to share Ed Tech Update. This site and newsletter brings together the largest set of industry thought leaders writing about educational technology to support ed tech professionals. Keeping up with experts publishing content all over the web is a challenge; it’s nearly impossible to keep track of all […]

  • SETDA in the News: February Round Up

    March 17th, 2015 by

    February may have buried many in the Northeastern part of the United States in snow, but here in Washington, DC, there was lots of action with potential new legislation that will support technology in our schools across the nation. Below are a few highlights of  what’s happened (and is continuing to happen) in and around […]

  • SETDA in the News: October 2014 Round Up

    November 18th, 2014 by

    October was a particularly busy month for SETDA as we hosted our annual Leadership Summit and Education Forum from the 26th-29th in the Washington, DC area. Our annual Leadership Summit is a unique event designed by and for state and national education leaders, focused on the full range of policies and practices necessary to advance […]

  • ConnectED Back-to-School Webinar Recap

    September 22nd, 2014 by

    On September 11, 2014, SETDA hosted a ConnectED Back-to-School Webinar as a follow up to SETDA’s ConnectED Private Sector Showcase in June. During the webinar, Richard Culatta, Director, Office of Educational Technology, U.S. Department of Education provided an introduction to the ConnectED program and the companies that have committed $2 billion in educational technology resources […]

  • SETDA in the News: July 2014 Round Up

    August 13th, 2014 by

    The headline stories for the month of July 2014 predominantly center on e-Rate modernization – and appropriately so. On July 11, 2014 after the FCC Commissioners voted to take the first step to modernizing the e-Rate, Doug Levin, SETDA’s Executive Director issued the following statement: “With today’s vote, the FCC has taken a critical step […]

  • NAEP: Students Who Use Computers More Frequently Score Higher (Part 2)

    May 1st, 2014 by

    In 2011, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) administered the first large-scale computer-based assessment in writing. In a previous post, we shared that students who had greater access to technology in and out of school and had teachers that required its use for school assignments, used technology in more powerful ways to write and […]

  • NAEP: Students Who Use Computers More Frequently Score Higher (Part 1)

    April 10th, 2014 by

    In 2011, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) administered the first large-scale computer-based assessment in writing. The assessment tasks reflected writing situations common to both academic and workplace settings and asked students to write for several purposes and communicate to different audiences. National results for representative samples of students at grades 8 and 12 […]

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