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Nichole Dobo

Nichole Dobo is a staff writer and social media editor. Her work has been published in the Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic's online edition, Mind/Shift, WHYY NewsWorks, Slate and in McClatchy newspapers. She was a staff writer at The News Journal in Wilmington, Del., The York Daily Record/Sunday News in York, Pa., The Times-Tribune in Scranton, Pa. and The Citizens' Voice in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. She was a 2015 AERA-EWA Data Journalism Fellow. She won first prize and best of show for education writing in 2011 from the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association. She earned a B.A. in journalism at the Pennsylvania State University. She is a graduate of a small​, rural ​high school in northern Appalachia, and she walked on a dirt road to catch the school bus.

Recent Stories

Rural schools turn to high-tech teacher training solutions

A collective of schools in Kentucky decided to make its own training model for teachers

Summit Public Schools personalizes instruction with technology so teachers can work with students individually and in small groups.

How it works: A new report explains the research behind a school model

Summit Public Schools releases an explanation of the research behind its vision

Will a one-year residency better prepare aspiring educators for a new style of teaching?

Summit charter school network in California will certify its own teachers so they’re steeped in the school’s culture

Schools collect more data, but how is it used?

Almost every state collects and stores student data; few make it accessible to parents and teachers

When a hyped school model proves difficult to replicate

Results don’t always come fast when copying a promising practice, research shows

Online learning: Students want quality, not just convenience

Survey says most college students in online courses yearn for interaction with instructors, peers

A high school library in a school district in Mentor, Ohio, was redesigned to fit the school’s vision for blended learning.

Bridging the divide between ed tech research and the classroom

A website provides a way to visualize complex research into teaching and learning

Students sat in cubicles using computers. It wasn’t popular.

Early successes at Carpe Diem’s tech-heavy school didn’t last

Light a Fuse: How one state’s teachers are sparking digital innovation

The nation’s smallest state aims to be a national incubator for technology in the classroom

Do classroom clickers improve learning? It depends.

New research suggests that educators must think about how technology interacts with styles of teaching.

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