Social Media

8/17/2012

8/17/2012

No longer are tech devices forbidden in Northwest Indiana schools as many were a few short years ago.

7/25/2012

7/25/2012

While hiring dedicated social media managers is commonplace in the private sector, it's rarely seen in school districts.

7/9/2012

7/9/2012

That’s right; the district is planning to launch its own Facebook and Twitter accounts as part of an effort to better communicate with parents and the community.

6/21/2012

6/21/2012

Discussing education reform at Stanford University last year, the leader of one of the nation's largest teacher unions decided to turn the tables and ask a question of the audience.

5/31/2012

5/31/2012

In the 1990s, the term “digital divide” emerged to describe technology’s haves and have-nots. It inspired many efforts to get the latest computing tools into the hands of all Americans, particularly low-income families.

5/30/2012

5/30/2012

DA columnists Elliot Soloway and Cathleen Norris are experts in education technology, and have traveled the world researching how mobile technologies, particularly smartphones, can be used in K12 education.

5/18/2012

5/18/2012

Paul Roberts was “Teacher of the Year” when he was arrested and fired from his job teaching math at Stafford Middle School.

5/10/2012

5/10/2012

A few days ago, I attended Imagine K12‘s “demo day” where a group of startups in the education space pitched their companies to potential funders.

5/7/2012

5/7/2012

Back in the good ol' days when a cellphone could only call and text, defining on and off school grounds was as simple as drawing a line.

5/1/2012

5/1/2012

Officials look to bolster communications with residents using Facebook, Twitter, and other forms of digital communications. The Wayne (N.J.) Public School District has created a social media network to enhance communication and information sharing with the community.

4/25/2012

4/25/2012

This "Short List" of emerging technologies, trends, and challenges reveals the thought process behind what will make the final full Horizon Report.

4/23/2012

4/23/2012

Should students and teachers ever be friends on Facebook? School districts across the country, including the nation's largest, are weighing that question as they seek to balance the risks of inappropriate contact with the academic benefits of social networking.

4/19/2012

4/19/2012

Should students and teachers ever be friends on Facebook? School districts across the country, including the nation's largest, are weighing that question as they seek to balance the risks of inappropriate contact with the academic benefits of social networking.

4/4/2012

4/4/2012

To recognize standouts among educator-bloggers, the team at EducationWorld.com has selected its 25 best for 2012.

3/30/2012

3/30/2012

Schoology, the innovative learning management platform that combines course management with secure social networking, was announced as a finalist for the prestigious CODiE Awards given by the Software & Information Industry Association. 

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