Districts that have implemented BYOD successfully have found building a powerful Wi-Fi network, developing explicit acceptable use policies, and communicating those policies clearly to students, parents and teachers are critical steps in the technology transition.
Public education is embarking on a digital transformation. We are shifting from consumption-based learning to creation-based learning.
Education technology-focused startups are experiencing their biggest boom ever, with 99 new companies raising over $500 million in the first quarter of 2014.
Creating educational materials has taken on a whole new meaning as more schools are bringing 3D printers into classrooms.
High schools in Connecticut and Texas have blocked a new social media app from school Wi-Fi servers after several reports of cyberbullying.
As all educators know, reading is the key to lifelong learning, but it can be a challenge outside the classroom, with competition from TV, video games, and other distractions.
School administrators are using mobile software applications to remain highly productive no matter where they are. These same apps also are making it easier to create learning communities where leaders can share a wide range of information with other districts.
States are passing legislation to improve technology use in K12 classrooms, having debated more than 450 digital learning bills and having signed 132 into law last year, accord
Decades into the computer revolution, many teachers still lack the training needed to use technology effectively in the classroom, according to a new survey.
Students at Central Union Elementary School District, located on a military base in Lemoore, Calif., are using 21st-century technology in an unexpected place: gym class.
The winter of record cold and heavy snow nationwide is finally over, but its impact persists even as students begin the countdown to summer break.
The latest interactive projectors can turn any surface into an interactive whiteboard, allowing for greater collaboration between teachers and students.
There’s a lot going on inside a projector that can make a big difference in the quality of the images. 3LCD (liquid crystal display) and DLP (digital light processing) are technologies that power many of today’s popular models.