Classroom Integration

11/20/2012

11/20/2012

This is SETDA's ninth annual report on select educational technology activities from across the nation. This study provides unique details on what state leaders are doing to leverage federal, state and local education programs.

11/20/2012

iPads ready and headphones in place, Elizabeth Docken's fifth-grade class is in position for the hunt.

11/2/2012

11/2/2012

There is a widespread belief among teachers that students’ constant use of digital technology is hampering their attention spans and ability to persevere in the face of challenging tasks, according to two surveys of teachers being released on Thursday.

10/26/2012

10/26/2012

CIO Deb Karcher discusses how the district is using a new technology called geovisual analytics to enhance enrollment management and inform the most crucial district decisions.

10/23/2012

Google chief evangelist for education Jaime Casap delivering keynote presentation the District Administration Leadership Summit Sept. 20, 2012.
10/23/2012

On Sept. 20, Jaime Casap, senior education evangelist at Google, Inc., gave the keynote presentation at the District Administration Leadership Institute Summit at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix, Ariz. Casap had the audience thinking about the meaning of true educational vision and where we need to be in the future with regard to creating a learning environment that brings out the best in every child. A summary of his keynote is below.

10/23/2012

In spite of the fact that states and districts spend $5.5 billion a year in core instructional content, many students are still using textbooks made up of content that is 7 to 10 years old.

10/23/2012

An interview with John Martellaro over at The Mac Observer, an Apple focused e-zine, has Christopher Dawson of ZDnet Education thinking ... why can't we get this right?

10/23/2012

Amazon.com Inc. has launched a service to help schools and workplaces manage Kindles used by students and employees, sending out e-books or blocking certain types of activities, for example.

10/22/2012

10/22/2012

Marisa Perezchica circles her classroom, classical music softly streaming from her iPad, as her sixth-graders take a practice test on their own iPads.

10/18/2012

10/18/2012

Amazon.com Inc announced an initiative on Wednesday to get its Kindle e-readers and tablet computers into schools, entering a market that has been particularly successful for rival Apple Inc and its iPad device.

10/16/2012

10/16/2012

A San Francisco nonprofit plans to announce a $25 million fund Monday to create Bay Area schools focused on "blended learning," the concept of coupling traditional teaching with online resources to improve student performance.

9/14/2012

9/14/2012

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan got his show on the road here Wednesday, hyping the promise of technology to transform education as he embarked on a series of back-to-school pep talks across the country.

9/11/2012

9/11/2012

One school board member is proposing increased access to the Internet and mobile devices for students in Howard County schools.

9/11/2012

Otsego Public Schools has invested $100,000 in technology for the 2012-2013 school year. The new technology will provide a variety of tools including SMART boards, computers and expanded curriculum to better prepare students for standardized tests.

9/7/2012

9/7/2012

Montgomery County classrooms would get a $14.5 million infusion of technology if a request from schools Superintendent Joshua P. Starr passes the school board and county council.

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