District CIO

Private sector CIOs share secrets for success

If you could travel back in time, what career advice would you give yourself? This question was posed to current and former private sector CIOs. They were asked to write letters to their former selves, and this is what they had to say.

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AFT report shows high cost of overtesting

A close examination of two medium-sized school districts' standardized testing calendars found that kids are losing out on receiving a full, high-quality education because of pervasive test preparation and testing, according to a report released by the American Federation of Teachers.

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AASL announces inaugural list of best apps for teaching & learning

The American Association of School Librarians’ inaugural list of 25 best apps for teaching and learning has five categories: books; STEM; organization and management; social sciences, and content creation.

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Chief information officer

Tucson Unified School District

Tucson, Ariz.

NMC Horizon Report outlines emerging tech trends for K12 schools

K12 education leaders need practical, forward-thinking information that helps guide technology planning decisions, and the recently released NMC Horizon Report: 2013 K-12 Edition can help. The report is a rich resource for educators considering the best way to use new technologies to benefit students.

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New school technology a challenge we must address

The issue of where Jackson-Madison County (Tenn.) schools and other public school systems should be going with education technology is a hot topic these days. While the outcome for school systems is hard to predict, there are real-world lessons that Tennessee's school officials and public education funding bodies can learn from.

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Vice president and chief information officer

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Buzzards Bay, Mass.

Associate vice chancellor/chief information officer

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wis.

Students need the proper tools

Every student who does not have access to some form of a computer falls behind every day. Schools must prepare students for the future economy by providing them with the necessary technology today.

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iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium

October 27-30, 2013

Orlando, Fla.