[Itech] Fwd: 21 Ed Tech Recommendations from the U.S. Education Department
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From: Center for Digital Education <newsletters at centerdigitaled.com<mailto:newsletters at centerdigitaled.com>>
Subject: 21 Ed Tech Recommendations from the U.S. Education Department
Date: December 15, 2015 at 9:26:25 AM CST
To: Teresa Franklin <franklit at ohio.edu<mailto:franklit at ohio.edu>>
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The U.S. Education Department outlines what it hopes to see over the next five years in its new 2016 National Education Technology Plan.
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