21st-century learning

Consumer Technologies Are Making Headway in Schools

Imagine access to your district’s email system on mobile devices tripling in two weeks. This is what Deb Karcher, CIO of Miami Dade Public Schools and her team faced after Christmas 2012. “Santa Syndrome,” a term coined by Karcher, resulted in the 50,000 users accessing the email system on personal devices before winter break jumping to 150,000 when the schools reopened after the holidays.

Consumer Technologies Enter Schools

Challenges for CIOs through BYOD, 4G, open networks and more.

Reimagining School

District Administration Leadership Institute members take a “no-holds-barred” look at the future.

Solving Our Algebra Problem

Getting all students through Algebra I to improve graduation rates.

Strategies For Effective Online Teachers

Preparing for Online Teaching

Web-based assessment and communication skills in K12.

The Business of: School Furniture

Innovative designs for tomorrow's learning.

Rebuilding Trust in New York

Following a financial scandal a decade ago, this district bounced back stronger than ever.

Teaching/Learning Legacy of Piaget

Active learning is essential to education success.

At Virginia Schools, Technology Makes Learning More Fun

Search YouTube for "York County School Division Young Adult Literature Reviews" and you'll find 56 short videos of Grafton High School students talking about books they recommend to their peers. These tech savvy reviews—a reinvention of the classic book report—are just one example of how the York County School Division's bring your own technology initiative is changing the way students are learning.

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