Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:40am
Central Union Elementary School District, located on a military base in Lemoore, Calif., is using 21st-century technology in an unexpected place: gym class. Last fall, the district was awarded a three-year Department of Defense Education Activity grant to improve physical education and enhance parent, family and community engagement.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:35am
Many teachers still lack the training needed to use technology effectively in the classroom, according to a new survey. Schools are investing more in devices and blended learning to improve student achievement. To realize the full benefits of these tech tools, school leaders need to prioritize professional development.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:55pm
Fuel Education launched a new online curriculum designed for middle school students. Available on a variety of platforms and devices such as the iPad, Chromebook and Android, FuelEd’s Online Courses for Middle School enable teachers to personalize learning for students in an online or blended learning environment.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 04/08/2014 - 9:02am
November 4-7, 2014
Palm Springs, Calif.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 04/08/2014 - 9:00am
June 28-July 1, 2014
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 04/08/2014 - 8:59am
May 8, 2014
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:49pm
Mutualink debuted a secure multimedia communications platform to enhance schools’ safety and security by establishing a direct link with police, fire, EMS and other entities in emergency situations. Mutualink K12, designed and licensed exclusively for K12 schools, acts as a gateway for real-time voice, video, data and text communications.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 04/07/2014 - 5:22pm
Vernier Software & Technology and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) named seven innovative science and STEM teachers as winners of the 2014 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards. The winners were selected for their use of data-collection technology using a computer, graphing calculator or other handheld device in the science classroom.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:11pm
Many commissioners and board members can be skeptical about technology. That is not to say they disapprove. However, they may fail to see the connection between technology and learning to read, doing essential math and understanding history. Commissioners are not alone. Many people older than today’s millenials and young students find technology frustrating, even incomprehensible.
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Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:10pm
The Catasauqua Area School District's board approved an initiative where all high school students will receive a personal laptop computer for the 2014-2015 school year. Under a four-year lease deal, the district's 1-to-1 technology initiative will equip students with a MacBook Air device.
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