Articles: Technology

Bus Stop Map App Saves Parents Time

Palm Beach County (Fla.) School District turned to a new user-friendly program using Google maps.

Technology Transformation Sweeps Oklahoma

Transparency, student data and modernization were the goals of Oklahoma State Education Superintendent Janet Barresi when she took office.

Building a Blended Learning Program

Combining face-to-face and virtual instruction addresses all learners in the pursuit of 21st century skills.

The Launch of District CIO

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

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

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.

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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