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Aaron Gifford

Aaron Gifford

Staff Writer, Center for Digital Education

Aaron Gifford has several years of professional writing experience, primarily with daily newspapers and specialty publications in upstate New York. He attended the University at Buffalo and is based in Cazenovia, NY.

To prepare students for a world of misinformation, legislation expected to pass in early 2025 would establish guidelines to teach digital media literacy in K-12 based on pilot programs at a handful of schools.
A website created by state and university partners in Michigan offers free interactive content, games and videos to teach students about media, news, and differences between fact and opinion.
Executive Director, Arizona Technology in Education Association
State leaders want computational thinking, programming, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and digital citizenship to be part of computer science, but decisions to require them will be made by local school boards.
Idaho’s Department of Health and Welfare’s Project Filter applauds the use of technology for intervention measures, but implores school leaders to provide alternatives to suspension and address teen nicotine addiction.
Through town halls and online surveys, state officials are taking input from educators, students, families and community members to write an ethics statement on the use of AI in the classroom. It’s expected by June.
Dr. Tom Ryan, a retired school CIO and Consortium for School Networking councilmember, received national recognition last week for a career of helping K-12 districts navigate technological challenges.
Partnership with ImpactEd for professional development software is the latest step in Montana’s ongoing plan to address low math and reading scores for elementary and middle school students.
In a presentation at the National School Boards Association Annual Conference on Sunday, educators from Snoqualmie Valley cautioned against a top-down approach and underscored the importance of community feedback.
STEM leaders from Steubenville, a low-income district in Ohio, told attendees at the National School Boards Association conference on Sunday how they established CTE programs for pilots and drone flying, without breaking the bank.