Articles: Technology

Social Networking as a Tool for Student and Teacher Learning

Online social networking includes much more than Facebook and Twitter. It is any online use of technology to connect people, enable them to collaborate with each other, and form virtual communities.

Editor Picks

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

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.

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.

New Products

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

Going Out of Print

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

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