Articles: Technology

11/8/2012

It’s about democracy and freedom. Freedom for EVERY individual to have a chance to realize his or her dreams and aspirations, is what America was built on. And school is one place—home is another—where we learn how to practice freedom and democracy.

11/8/2012

Let me start with a couple of interesting “visions” of learning that I’ve read recently.

11/8/2012

STEM education is moving out of classrooms and onto smartphones, with a new mobile platform called Active Explorer that aims to inspire student interest in the sciences.

11/8/2012

As of 2017, textbooks should be a thing of the past, according to a report, “Out of Print: Reimagining the K-12 Textbook in a Digital Age,” released by the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) in September.

11/8/2012

A holistic view of a student’s progress is now available, with help from the U.S. Department of Education.

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.

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