Articles: Technology

June, 2011

Can a company be sleek and efficient and still have the neighborly feel of "The Andy Griffith Show"?

David Deweese thinks so; in fact, that's how he describes CDI, which began providing recertified computers to his South Carolina district three years ago.

June, 2011

AMX SchoolView helped Joe Squiers see the light on energy savings. Or, to be more accurate, the dark.

May, 2011

Round Rock ISD spent the past decade going through a big growth spurt. Along the way, it became clear that its data and communications systems, like an old pair of pants that are suddenly two inches too short, needed an upgrade.

May, 2011
 

It's an old question in the relatively new world of interactive whiteboards: pen or touch?

May, 2011

Misty Freeman's district in Farmington, Mo., began purchasing refurbished computers from CDI six months before she was named technology director. She remembered feeling some trepidation about that decision.

May, 2011

When Tyler ISD in East Texas started equipping all its teachers with laptops and docking stations in 2008, it also began to build a model of "baseline technology" devices that district leaders considered essential to teaching and learning.

May, 2011
 

Here's a quick measure of how sold Warsaw Community School District is on the concept of MimioTeach interactive whiteboard system: There's one in every classroom in the district.

March, 2011

When Mechanicsburg Exempted Village Schools opened its state-of-the-art campus in 2007, A+ Anywhere Learning System by K12 was a major part of the landscape. Within four years, the elementary building’s “School Improvement Status”—assigned by the Ohio Department of Education because of poor student performance—was replaced with “Excellent,” and the district received its first-ever “Excellent with Distinction,” the state’s highest rating.

January, 2011

For many schools, data and communications systems are the equivalent of a messy closet. Administrators are forced to master different controls for bells, security cameras, audio-visual equipment, intercoms and the like—a time-consuming, unproductive task.

November, 2010
 

With computers and interactive whiteboards becoming more prevalent in classrooms, districts are looking for tools to help maximize the technology's benefits and improve educational results.

November, 2010
 

As a customer service rep, Trevor Livingstone's job is to fulfill any request from clients

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