Articles: Technology

11/8/2012

Keene, N.H., is a small New England town best known as home to Keene State College, Antioch College of New England, and a Guinness world record-setting fall pumpkin festival for the most-lit jack-o-lanterns in one place.

11/8/2012

For the first time, administrators nationwide can access and compare state education and technology policies in one place.

11/8/2012

Odvard Egil DyrliSince participants in the District Administration community are the most informed consumer

10/24/2012

With the rapid growth of high-definition color video and multimedia images for instructional applications in classrooms and schools, comparing the delivery quality of projectors is of pivotal importance.

10/24/2012

The second annual Follett Challenge encourages educators to align their curriculum to teach 21st century learning skills—and is offering double the prize money as last year to those who do.

10/23/2012
An East Leyden High School student selects a Chromebook from a charging cart. With Chromebooks, students can work on any device in any class period and access their work from anywhere, including from the Chrome browser installed on a home computer.

For students of Leyden High School District 212, two miles from O’Hare Airport in Illinois, Aug. 14, 2012 felt more like their birthday than the first day of school.

10/12/2012

Five years ago, a pair of science teachers at Woodland Park (Colo.) High School turned their pedagogical approach upside down.

9/19/2012

We predict that within five years, Eastern Michigan University, Western Michigan University, Central Michigan University and Northern Michigan University will all be closed down—or at least they won’t be doing business as they are now.

9/14/2012
Classrooms, libraries, and labs used to be the only spaces where students spent their time. Wireless connections, laptops and project learning have changed that, and VMDO Architects has explored opportunities in buildings and in the landscape. Above, students at John Handley High School in Winchester (Va.) Public Schools gather in the newly renovated math/science wing.

Staying apace of rapidly evolving technologies and the innovative practices they enable remains a major challenge for school and district leaders concerned with keeping students on the upside of an expanding digital divide.

9/14/2012

In 2008, long before “bring your own device” was a buzz term, administrators at Marion County (Fla.) Public Schools (MCPS) were looking for an alternative to a one-to-one laptop program.

9/14/2012

SchoolSpeedTest.orgAs K12 education becomes more interconnected to videos, photos, software and Internet offeri

9/14/2012

Shravan RavishankarWithin a few months, each of Henrico County (Va.) Public Schools’ 1

9/14/2012

Banned Books LogoTo raise awareness of how school districts block web access for its students, the American Association of School Librar

8/23/2012

According to the Society for Information Display (SID), the key feature educators consider when purchasing new projectors is image quality.

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