Articles: Technology

11/15/2011

Readers spoke out in the largest numbers yet for District Administration’s 2011 Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products awards.

9/30/2011

When Google+ was announced in late June, it began in a field trial to determine its place in social networking.

9/30/2011

For the last decade, Carrollton-Farmers Branch (Texas) ISD Director of Technology Andy Berning has taken a pragmatic approach to 1:1 learning in his district of over 25,000 students by assessing the individual technology needs of the student population so as not to ov

9/30/2011

As districts rely less on isolated K12 data and more on digital delivery for academic and business needs, chief technology officers have a greater need for interoperability standards that allow them to assemble multiple, cloud-based tools and services into one, according

9/30/2011

In the past five years as CEO of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, I have witnessed tremendous growth in the use of online learning as a solution for today's students.

9/29/2011

Over 150 school districts in Illinois have teamed up to share software and technology through IlliniCloud, a one-of-its-kind nonprofit cloud-computing consortium for schools.

9/29/2011

Are you an "unlearner?" If not, you need to become one—fast.

9/29/2011

After billions of dollars spent, the impact on student achievement of computer use in K12 has been essentially zero.

9/29/2011

In tough economic times for school districts across the nation, might it help to cut costs further if districts required students to bring their own devices?

9/29/2011

While today's K12 classrooms use more multimedia than ever before, typically it is the visual technologies—such as projectors, interactive whiteboards and television displays—that receive most of the attention in the marketplace.

9/29/2011
According to a study on the 2011 Vision K-20 Initiative, the U.S. is not making progress toward educational technology benchmarks, particularly helping schools meet students' individual needs and providing authentic assessment tools.
9/29/2011

Sitting on 40 acres of rolling hills in Hillsboro, Mo., about 50 miles southwest of St. Louis, is the Grandview R-II School District, which has 850 K12 students and about 120 staff members. Nearly 100 percent of the computers operate in the cloud.

9/29/2011

In the 1990s, school districts invested all they could in desktop computers that had plenty of horsepower, since applications and data were all stored locally on individual machines.

9/29/2011

Class Warfare: Inside the Fight to Fix America's Schools class warfare

Simon & Schuster, $28

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