Articles: Technology

7/1/2011

The Common Core State Standards are bringing some changes to curricula across the country—but not just in the classroom.

7/1/2011
Kids texting

Make no mistake: 2015 is the year in which each and every student in America's K12 public school system will have a mobile device to use for curricular purposes, 24/7.

7/1/2011
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School administrators are faced with a wide variety of choices and a huge market when it comes to products and technology.

7/1/2011

Tracking More Data With Student Information Systems

7/1/2011

The Universal Service Administration Company (USAC) officially announced to the FCC on July 13 that it has identified additional monies to fund FY 2010 E-rate Priority 2 (internal connections and basic maintenance of internal connections) requests at the 80 percent discou

7/1/2011

Administrators shouldn't only look outside their districts for something new when researching possible products or technology to purchase; solutions can sometimes be found in unexpected places.

6/1/2011

The most high profile one-to-one implementations have come at the state level in Maine, Michigan and Texas, providing valuable examples for administrators to learn from.

6/1/2011

As Bailey Mitchell, chief technology and information officer in the 36,000-student Forsyth County (Ga.) School District, describes it, the way in which the school system made decisions about technology in years past was inefficient and pretty dysfunctional.

6/1/2011

81 percent of administrators said their districts were adequately teaching students about Internet safety, but just 51 percent of teachers said so. SOURCE: National Cyber Security Alliance and Microsoft

6/1/2011

There is a fine line between making student data available to influence data-driven decisions and still respecting student privacy. For this reason, the U.S.

6/1/2011

Everything was hunky-dory. Baby-boomer-age teachers prepared baby-boomer children to take on baby-boomer- age jobs. But things have changed.

6/1/2011

Among the many challenges facing district leaders, student safety can be particularly difficult as new technologies allow for instant and constant communication.

6/1/2011

I like the name of Maine's 2002 pioneering one-to-one program, the Maine Learning Technology Initiative (MLTI).

6/1/2011

When in 2002 Maine launched its pioneering Maine Learning Technology Initiative (MLTI) that equipped every one of the state's 30,000 seventh- and eighth-grade public school students and teachers with their own Apple iBook, all eyes were on the endeavor.

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