Articles: Technology

States on Track to Have Top-Notch Data Systems

Departments of education at the state level with high-quality longitudinal data systems in place have doubled within the last year.

New Products

The latest in hardware, software, books and materials, facilities and the Internet.

Librarians Who Lead

New Canaan (Conn.) Public Schools award-winning library media center models an affordable vision for 21st Century collaborative teaching

2011 Will Be Year of the Student Tablet

Just as the Consumer Electronics Show proclaimed 2011 as the "Year of the Tablet PC," FETC indicated that this year will be known for the arrival of tablets designed for education.

The New Approach to Reeling in Tech Funding

A grants expert explains how school tech leaders must secure their funding not just from one big federal fund, but from various avenues.

Is Your District Protected from Botnets?

Botnets infiltrate computers and take advantage of the affected computers’ Web browser vulnerabilities while spreading spam and viruses.

Ohio District Asks Snowbound Students to Log On

How one district uses snow days to extend the school day and online learning opportunities for their students.

Going Out of Print

School libraries of the future could be light on books and heavy on digital resources.

Virtually Possible

Diane Lewis busts myths as champion of Seminole County’s virtual schools.

New Consortium Hopes to Capitalize on the Cloud

A new nonprofit organization plans to develop a set of best practices for the development of K12 content, tools and assessments hosted in the cloud.

Professional Development 2.0

Social networking has become a quick and efficient way for K12 administrators to gain professional development.

Mobile Goes Mainstream

A more broadly accepted concept than ever, the arrival of ubiquitous mobile learning in K12 is well under way.

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