June 10-12, 2013
June 10-12, 2013
June 23-26, 2013
San Antonio, Texas
Bridgeport Public Schools
There are new numbers today about just how deep the technology gap is when you compare richer and poorer school districts in America. A new study by Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project finds that 8 out of 10 teachers think technology is leading to wider disparities between the haves and have-nots.
In Arizona’s rural Cottonwood Oak Creek School District, 70 percent of students receive a free or reduced-price lunch. Because many students do not have the resources at home to learn about and interact with technology, the team at Cottonwood wanted to foster improved technology skills, while also promoting student engagement in class.
eInstruction, a global education software and technology company, expanded its line of products with the release of Wave, a centralized, online solution designed for higher education that extends the functionality of an institution’s learning management system (LMS).
The latest version adds simplified archive drive search, a new direct driver for Samsung IP cameras, enhanced client control for panoramic/fisheye cameras, support for the new Axis M3007 panoramic camera, remote server software updates and ONVIF Profile S support.
Students on reservations are being affected earlier than most -- Head Start, adult education programs expect reduced funding.
The city must find ways to prepare for the future and compete against charter schools, the chairman of the Portland Board of Public Education says.
School district administrators from across the country are participating in the Software and Information Industry Association’s 6th annual Vision K20 Survey. Administrators participating in the survey can benchmark progress toward 21st century education goals.
Despite an annual performance evaluation ranking her as “highly effective,” Grand Rapids Public Schools Superintendent Teresa Weatherall Neal won’t be getting a raise this year – because she didn’t ask for one.
For the third time in less than a week, a middle school in Fremont on Monday received a threatening phone call, police said.
Attleboro schools are ending their formal partnership with the Massachusetts Math and Science Initiative which brought broader student participation in advanced courses at the high school over the last four years.
In the move to 1:1 computing, school district leaders are increasingly looking for alternatives to traditional PCs and laptops, and for many districts, the go-to device is the iPad. But now, for a growing roster of Apple competitors, the time has come to give the iPad a run for its money.
Haas School of Business
University of California, Berkeley