Articles: Technology

The Launch of District CIO

District CIO will cover issues of special interest to all senior district-level executives from a CIO perspective.

Miami-Dade's 2012 Playbook for the New School Year

Alberto Carvalho's new line of products for the new school year include increased school choice, healthier food, and an emphasis on technology.

Encouraging Reading from the Top-Down

To encourage curiosity in reading among students, Superintendent Edythe Austermuhl mingles with students in their classrooms, hold informal book talks, and find new readings.

Some Worry Missouri Social Media Law Went Too Far

As districts across the country debate the boundaries of social media in the class room, Missouri took an unprecedented step by passing the first statewide law banning teachers from individual communication with their students on social networks.

New Products

The Latest in Hardware, Software, Books & Materials, Facilities, and the Internet

Funds for Learning Petition to FCC Succeeds

The USAC announced to the FCC that it has identified additional monies to fund FY 2010 E-rate Priority 2 requests at the 80 percent discount level.

Consider Technology Solutions Already in Place

Administrators shouldm't only look outside their districts for something new when researching possible products or technology to purchase; solutions can sometimes be found in unexpected places.

The Social Media Dilemma

While some districts are making the most of popular social networks, others are not choosing the "Like" button.

Librarians Readying for Common Core

School librarians are preparing for the Common Core and its new emphasis on 21st-century skills including information literacy, primary resources, independent thinking and complex texts.

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