Articles: Technology

3/18/2013

In the move to 1:1 computing, school district leaders are increasingly looking for alternative

3/14/2013

As Common Core implementation begins, education publishers are creating products that align with the standards and take advantage of technology that elicits student engagement.

2/19/2013

In the 21st-century classroom, K12 students are no longer practicing math equations at the chalkboard. Instead, math instruction has evolved into online and software-based programs that make learning interactive, challenging, and fun.

2/19/2013


Democratic Education in Practice

Teachers College Press

2/19/2013


Lauren Innovations
NaviGate Prepared

2/15/2013

In today’s 21st-century classroom, it is crucial for educators to be proficient in using technology to be maximally effective.

2/15/2013

As districts transition into the digital age, technology certification programs are growing in number to meet the needs of tech-savvy students.

2/5/2013

Education content publishers say they are far from discontinuing traditional printed resources.

2/5/2013

A major obstacle for libraries in transitioning to digital content includes lacking a standard publishing model, primarily for popular fiction, says Ann Fondren, coordinator of library services for Spotsylvania County (Va.) Public Schools.

2/5/2013
cyber cafe

If your school librarians are feeling beleaguered these days, well, they have good reason. Consider:

• The ranks of certified school librarians have been decimated in recent years by districts struggling to balance budgets.

1/14/2013

Glastonbury (Conn.) Public Schools is the latest district to roll out a plan to provide iPads to its 2,200 high school students—and it is only the first step to significantly reduce textbook costs and focus on providing a 21st-century learning environment for its students

1/14/2013

Five years ago, the Mooresville Graded School District in North Carolina went digital, with laptops and MacBook Air computers districtwide.

1/14/2013
A Griegos Elementary School student in Albuquerque uses an iPad in the library, which has a portable cart of about 30 iPads—known as Computers on Wheels.

For years, there’s been an ongoing discussion about the digital divide between the “haves” and the “have nots.” As technology has advanced, so has that gap, which is driving fundamental changes in how we work, learn, and live.

1/14/2013
Helen Gooch, middle,  the instructional technology coordinator for Clarksville-Montgomery (Tenn.) School District, is with two technology integration coaches at the Kilobyte training lab at Greenwood Technology Center, getting quick tips for using Windows 8.

The Windows 8 operating system, which splashed on the market in October 2012, is changing the landscape of Microsoft-based computers. The once traditional PC operating system is making the move toward a more mobile, tablet-based environment in schools.

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