Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 8:58am
Sixteen racks of new computer routers and servers turned on for students at the York County School of Technology in Pennsylvania on Monday afternoon. The Cisco Network Academy lab is available at a growing number of Pennsylvania tech schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/10/2013 - 2:21pm
The Consortium for School Networking has announced that 21 K12 school districts will collaborate in "Teaming for Transformation: Leading Digital Conversion for Student Learning II." Participating districts will work until CoSN’s 19th Annual Conference in March to improve student-centered learning in classrooms nationwide.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 2:56pm
This year, students at Isle of Wight schools in Virginia are finding that their access to games, social media, and instant messaging is more restricted, while teachers are getting more training on how to use digital technology in class.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 9:00am
There doesn’t need to be a fight between teaching and technology in the classroom. The right combination of the two can deliver personalized learning to improve kids’ understanding and enable success.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 8:55am
The 2010 movie Waiting for Superman highlighted a growing problem in our education system: that students are finding it more challenging to get a quality education based on the current paradigm. While the film raised controversial issues, a thought came to me: Is technology the education sector's Superman?
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 9:35am
Digital Promise, a nonprofit organization authorized by Congress to promote better use of education technology, has added eight public school districts to its League of Innovative Schools, a national coalition of public school districts committed to digital innovation for students.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 1:51am
Using technology to transform education isn’t a new concept. But the breadth and depth of how technology can be used today makes it even more important for education and IT leaders to prepare district infrastructures and devices to handle the evolution. As everyone preps for a new school year, Forbes shares the latest on just how technology is reshaping education.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 08/20/2013 - 10:46am
Research conducted by a scientist at the University of Missouri's School of Medicine found that 3D computer modeling can complement the study of biological systems for many species, particularly in situations where students don't have access to donor animal bodies.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 1:44pm
The issue of where public school systems should be going with education technology is a hot topic these days. While the outcome for school systems is hard to predict, there are real-world lessons for school officials and public education funding bodies.