K12 Headlines

8/7/2013

8/7/2013

Kansas City, Missouri-based systems integrator Harvest Productions, which performed the upgrade, housed the new PowerChiton modules inside the stadium’s scoreboard. The compact PowerChiton design enabled the unusual installation, ensuring they are not visible to spectators.

8/7/2013

Webinar

September 4, 2013

8/7/2013

The state gifted digital gear to three schools last year, but this year’s candidates had to provide half the cost, or about $740 per student. For schools that succeeded in raising their share, the funding will be spent on high-definition TVs, more computers, teacher training, and swift wireless networks.

8/7/2013

Covering such topics as friending, groups, pages, roles, and account type, Lisa Nielsen offers five tips for maintaining a safe, fun, and successful class Facebook page.

8/7/2013

Richard Byrne offers some helpful ideas on classroom blogging tools, including one that allows readers to leave voice messages, and another which lets students upload files to an ftp site while keeping all the other files on the site private.

8/7/2013

Parents of students who attend Warren School in Litchfield, Conn., came out in force to the Region 6 Board of Education meeting to dispute a blended first- and second-grade classroom that will be implemented next year.

8/7/2013

Just two weeks after the position was officially created, the Board of Education for the Auburn (N.Y.) Enlarged City School District has approved the appointment of a chief information officer who will oversee the district's use of data and technology.

8/7/2013

NEAG School of Education

University of Connecticut

Storrs, Conn.

8/7/2013

Beginning this school year, every Flagler County student in grades 5-12 will be issued a MacBook or iPad to give them 24/7 access to engaging and interactive technology and digital curriculum resources.

8/7/2013

Christine Baker, technology coordinator for Brentwood Elementary School (Pensacola, Fla.) is one of 11 educators who gave a presentation at the EdModoCon 2013 live online conference. She shared information about tools and techniques being used in the Brentwood classrooms.

8/7/2013

Four months later than expected, an agreement has been reached between the Clarksville Redevelopment Commission and Clarksville Community Schools to transfer the old Value City department store to the district. The building will house the New Tech High School.

8/7/2013

New Tech Network announced at its recent annual conference that Math, Engineering, Technology and Science Academy (Carrolton, Texas) was named recipient of the Chad P. Wick Award for Social Justice. This award is given to a school that demonstrates success in closing the achievement gap for underserved students.

8/7/2013

Classrooms at Robertsdale Elementary (Bay Minette, Ala.) were filled with teachers recently. The "students" were there for a first-of-its-kind Digital Renaissance Conference designed to put the latest learning tools in teachers' hands.

8/7/2013

With the new school year approaching, many Arizona school districts are flaunting the success their busy, on-the-go, technology-wielding students have had with online curricula, such as the Mesa Distance Learning Program.

8/7/2013

Blended learning is a teaching method that has long been used in private schools and college classrooms, but only in recent years has it been trending in public K12 classrooms.

The academic results for young people in public grade schools are still up in the air, but for now that’s OK.

Indeed, that students who attend a public school in an impoverished section of the District are using computers on a daily basis proves school officials, principals and students are moving in the right direction.

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