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1/30/2013

1/30/2013

Tweets on school technology, classroom resources and social media have made Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy's Susan Bearden one of the top Twitter mavens in her field. The director of information technology was recently named one of the top 50 Chief Information Officers on Twitter in a Huffington Post technology blog. Her rank? No. 9.

1/30/2013

For years, there’s been an ongoing discussion about the digital divide between the “haves” and the “have nots.” As technology has advanced, so has that gap, which is driving fundamental changes in how we work, learn, and live.

1/23/2013

1/23/2013

As we look forward to an exciting new year of technology-enabled learning, District CIO reached out to superintendents to find out what their chief technology priority is for 2013. From hardware rollouts to more training on how to use technology, here’s a sampling of what school districts are focusing on this year.

1/23/2013

Glastonbury (Conn.) Public Schools is the latest district to roll out a plan to provide iPads to its 2,200 high school students—and it is only the first step to significantly reduce textbook costs and focus on providing a 21st-century learning environment for its students.

1/18/2013

1/18/2013

Since arriving in the legislature, I have been working to expand the use of online technology in public schools. Thanks especially to the able leadership of two successive chairs of the Education Committee, Rep. Marty Walz and Rep. Alice Peisch, I can now report an important step forward.

1/18/2013

At two previous sessions, PTA president Mary Harris requested increased access to computers and infrastructure improvements. This time, she thanked the board and county officials for listening.

1/16/2013

1/16/2013

Rochester public schools are going more mobile, but it just won't be iPads. As part of a three-year cycle of technology upgrades, the district plans to purchase 4,020 computers, 20 percent of which will be portable devices and mini-laptops. Details of the district's $3.8 million technology proposal were unveiled Tuesday at the board's first regular meeting of the year.

1/16/2013

As the cutting edge of technology has moved from getting computers into the classroom to digitizing textbooks to fully and seamlessly integrating technology into pedagogy, the role of superintendents and other district leaders has needed to shift to ensure teachers and students are reaping the benefits.

1/16/2013

The Speak Up National Research Project’s Fall 2011 findings revealed that students want technology effectively utilized in their schools. They, as well as parents, teachers, and administrators, are seeking a high level of personalization that will engage and motivate them.

1/16/2013

During Wednesday night's Stratham School Board meeting, the school's Budget Advisory Board asked Fosher to cut the total increase down to 3.5 percent. However, one increase Fosher identified as justified is a $119,831 increase in computer equipment. This increase includes six new interactive Whiteboards, 100 Chromebook computers and 90 iPads.

1/16/2013

Blended learning combines teacher-led instruction and online instruction using computers. Early results suggest the combination of both models gets better results than either element used alone.

1/10/2013

1/10/2013

As part of a three-year cycle of technology upgrades, the district plans to purchase 4,020 computers, 20 percent of which will be portable devices and mini-laptops.

1/9/2013

1/9/2013

Using an online program available through e-centers, the Columbus (Miss.) Municipal School District is graduating more high school students. Read about the one-to-one nature of this program and the wealth of metrics it offers the district.

1/9/2013

Plattsmouth Community Schools' technology committee's proposal calls for all K12 teachers to receive laptops next year and high school students to receive computers in 2014.

1/9/2013

Urbana Junior High and High School students no longer getting in trouble for bringing out Kindles or iPads, thanks to a new Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) pilot program.

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