Infrastructure

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.

10/26/2012

Amid the unveiled alongside the iPad Mini at an event on Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook also brought up Apple’s leading role in education, highlighting the fact that the older full-size iPad had already been adopted by 2,500 classrooms around the U.S. in the two and a half years since it was first introduced.

10/23/2012

10/23/2012

After years of neglect, education is a hot area of interest for technology startups. Y Combinator is the latest startup in this space.

10/23/2012

CIO Deb Karcher discusses how administrators can use this new technology to enhance enrollment management and inform their most crucial district decisions.

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?

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.

9/19/2012

9/19/2012

A southern California school district serving more than 17,000 students and 1,000 educators across 28 campuses is beefing up its wireless network.

9/19/2012

What started out as a tech initiative three years ago has now been rolled out to the high school, to both intermediate schools and to all six elementary schools.

9/10/2012

9/10/2012

Central Dauphin (Pa.) School District (CDSD) has chosen SafeConnect to manage its wireless network and extend it to students and faculty, allowing access to a variety of learning resources such as Moodle and Scholarport. SafeConnect, widely implemented by both leading colleges and K-12 school districts to meet 1-to-1 computing initiatives, identifies and authenticates mobile devices and provides a mechanism to assess and enforce network security policies in real time.

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.

9/6/2012

9/6/2012

To explore innovative ways of connecting schools using technology, Telkom launched its connecting schools project on Monday in George.

8/29/2012

8/29/2012

The largest school district in the state is offering a new tool to report (hotline and online), track and address bullying or other potentially harmful incidents.

8/28/2012

8/28/2012

Not so long ago, most school districts had very strict policies: Leave your cellphones and laptops at home.

8/24/2012

8/24/2012

Rick Hauf travels to schools all around Maryland. In Harford County, he says educational opportunity is tilted. "We're not on a level playing field," Hauf said.

8/17/2012

8/17/2012

Wayland Public Schools is committed to the effective integration and meaningful use of instructional and information technologies to support, enrich, and extend student learning throughout the curriculum. 

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