Articles: DA Archive

7/1/2002

It was only 10 years ago that I wrote the first article for a leading K-12 technology education magazine on the then-new phenomenon called the Internet.

7/1/2002

In September, every seventh grader in Maine-and their teachers-will be given their own iBook and free 24/7 Internet access. The following year, every eighth grader will get an iBook. Two years ago, Maine Gov.

7/1/2002

If the only knowledge school administrators have of our laptop program in Henrico (Va.) Public Schools is through the media, they might think that giving laptops to students isn't worth the effort.

6/1/2002

Special education needs are important to every district. This leader knows about these needs first hand and cherishes the chance to achieve fairness for all children

6/1/2002

The hardware's faster, the software's better, the Internet's more in tune with education, and there's still nothing better than a good book. Welcome to the best products of the year.

6/1/2002

When President Bush signed the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, he committed millions of federal funds to support wise use of technology in our nation's K-12 schools. The money comes with a few strings, of course.

6/1/2002

The annual Quality Education Data research report paints a positive picture of the current state of online connectivity in K-12 education: 97 percent of America's public schools and 84 percent of public school classrooms are now connected to the Internet, and 90 percent o

6/1/2002

First of all, CD-ROMs are so last century, and the World Wide Web is in. Second, a slow economy has left districts frugal or at least bracing for tight software budgets this coming year.

6/1/2002

Reading instruction and achievement have gotten almost as much attention this year from President Bush as Sept. 11 and the War on Terror.

6/1/2002

You wouldn't think growing up on a dairy farm is particularly great training for a superintendent. But think about it.

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