Articles: Technology

11/16/2011

In 2007, a three-school district in New Hampshire started to see the first signs that its technology infrastructure was just too small for the equipment it had purchased.

11/16/2011

Continuous training is vital to the success of any district information technology plan, because, unlike large corporations, districts don’t have specialized information technology personnel, says Dwayne Alton, director of information technology support at Lee County Publ

11/15/2011

There has been talk of a backlash with education technology.

11/15/2011

Lee County Public Schools in Fort Myers, Fla., performed a full migration of its data center, complete with new storage solutions, more than three years ago.

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.

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