Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 03/30/2014 - 10:39pm
Jefferson Parish officials are considering delaying technology upgrades until the fall in order to be eligible for federal E-Rate reimbursements. Although the move would save the district up to $15 million, the delay could mean Jefferson might not be fully ready to administer the new PARCC standardized test on computers by May 2015.
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Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 03/30/2014 - 2:52pm
Illinois' large District 300 will survey 15,500 students and 1,500 teachers and administrators to help shape the future of technology in its classrooms. The survey will assess whether educators and students understand and are comfortable with technologies used in the classroom.
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Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 03/30/2014 - 1:37pm
Quest to Learn, a public school formed by the New York City Department of Education and Institute of Play for grades six through 12, and its sister school in Chicago are among the only schools organized around principles of games and connected learning.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 03/30/2014 - 1:17pm
The International Society for Technology in Education recommends districts consider its list of Essential Conditions when building a framework for teaching with technology. Tips include empowering leaders, sharing a vision and providing technical support.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 03/30/2014 - 1:14pm
District CIOs need to have a complete understanding of a district’s legal obligations to protect student data as more student information is stored with online, third-party providers and parents’ privacy concerns reach new heights.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 03/29/2014 - 12:14am
A suburban Minneapolis, Minn., district has reached out to local businesses for help with revamping the seventh grade technology curriculum to include more hands-on lessons. It also will shift the focus from traditional shop projects to lessons on robotics, lasers, graphic design, 3D modeling software and understanding blueprints.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:55pm
November 4-7, 2014
Palm Springs, Calif.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:53pm
June 28-July 1, 2014
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May 8, 2014
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:50pm
April 2-4, 2014
New York, N.Y.