Articles: Technology

9/29/2011

To keep children safe and prevent school bus accidents, school districts across the nation are cracking down on drivers who pass school buses when children are getting on or off.

9/29/2011

This year, parents in need of information on bus routes before the first week of school in Palm Beach County (Fla.) School District turned to a new user-friendly program using Google maps developed by Jerry Nyman, the district’s information technology director.

9/29/2011

Transparency, student data and modernization have been on the forefront of Oklahoma State Education Superintendent Janet Barresi's mind since she began her job in January 2011.

9/23/2011

Online learning has seen a STEEP upward growth trajectory over the past decade.

9/23/2011

Recent readership studies show that DA magazine plays an essential role in informing high-level school administrators about a wide array of topical issues.

9/1/2011

In August, as the back-to-school clothing and supplies were hitting the stores, Miami-Dade County (Fla.) Public Schools launched its own new "product line of services" to its student clientele, including additional magnet schools, a conservatory for the arts, salad bars,

9/1/2011

The Deerfield Township School in New Jersey has been working on improving literacy across all grade levels of this PreK-8 school.

9/1/2011

Mobile learning is on the rise, and consequently, so is the need for mobile connectivity.

9/1/2011

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.

9/1/2011

While tablet computers like the iPad get more attention, eBook readers—comparatively simpler devices designed specifically for reading electronic versions of books, magazines and newspapers—are currently selling in greater numbers and at a faster rate than tablets.

9/1/2011

According to a recent study, 43 percent of students feel unprepared to use technology in college and work life. SOURCE: e Education Development Center and Nellie Mae Education Foundation

9/1/2011

In 2008 for the first time, laptops outsold desktops. In 2010 for the first time, smartphones outsold laptops.

9/1/2011

Sep. 24 to Oct. 1 is Banned Books Week, an annual celebration of the freedom to read and create awareness to protect access to books, says Barbara Jones, Director of American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom, the group behind Banned Books Week.

7/1/2011
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To the more than 600 million members of Facebook and the expanding legions of Twitter users, you can add a growing number of schools and districts.

7/1/2011

Some technology experts, including Will Richardson, a well-known social media blogger, say that social media has some value right now, but it's just a first step.

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