Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 11:39am
SAS, a sponsor of today’s Digital Learning Day, fosters digital learning year-round through no-cost resources and support for educators. SAS® Curriculum Pathways® offers interactive learning tools in all core disciplines, mapped to state standards, for grades 6-12. Recently, the 100,000th educator signed up to use these Web-based resources that make learning more fun and can make educators more effective.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 11:33am
Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division has announced the 2013 Samsung K-12 ‘Return on Intelligence’ Gift Programs to help raise the knowledge level of K12 students across the country and ultimately help them be successful in their scholastic pursuits.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 02/07/2013 - 2:11pm
At Mooresville (N.C.) Graded School District, graduation rates and test scores are rising. Graduation rates are up 10 percent over four years ago, to 90 percent, and more graduates are attending college, the rate rising 8 percent to 88 percent in 2012. Digital programs are the reason.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 02/07/2013 - 1:36pm
CDW-G, a leading provider of technology solutions to business, government, education, and healthcare, today announced that it will now offer Google Chromebooks with web-based management – a full, cloud-based computing solution. In addition to the device and web-based management console, the CDW solution will include an array of network, integration, and configuration services.
Are school libraries on the way out?
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 10:50am
DeLaSalle High School (Minn.) senior guard Luke Scott uses his own devices to analyze, dissect, and prepare for opponents. Sitting in the comfort of his home, with no teammates, coaches or projectors around, Scott taps on his school-supplied iPad to watch videos of how Blake's offense handles a zone defense and how Providence Academy breaks a full-court press.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 10:13am
A $50,000 grant to the Charter School for Applied Technologies will be used to buy equipment for its advanced manufacturing experience lab, which provides high school students hands-on experience to pursue manufacturing careers in the region, officials said.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 10:05am
Today's graduates will barely recognize the high schools those born this year will attend, as technology dramatically transforms education in the next decade. Technology already helps students learn more and better, and makes their learning more relevant to the changing needs of families and the economy.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 10:11am
In Arizona’s rural Cottonwood Oak Creek School District, 70 percent of students receive a free or reduced-price lunch. Because many students do not have the resources at home to learn about and interact with technology, the team at Cottonwood wanted to foster improved technology skills, while also promoting student engagement in class.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 10:00am
A robust network that allows students and staff to access the internet is critical for every school district. However, to protect students and comply with CIPA and local regulations, a multi-strategy approach with reporting, monitoring, and flexibility tools is essential.