Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 4:06pm
In the ninth annual Digital School Districts Survey from the Center for Digital Education and the National School Boards Association, three school districts received top honors for technology integration.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 3:59pm
The technology and education department at St. Michael-Albertville High School (St. Michael, Minn.) received the Program Excellence Award at the 2013 International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) conference, recently held in Ohio.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 3:54pm
Don't have enough credit hours to teach a subject in high school? Apply to a Kansas tech school and teach the college course. Yes, some Kansas tech schools have advertised for instructors of general education courses and the minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree with 24 credit hours of coursework in the subject taught.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 3:21pm
The Board of Education is considering three separate policies geared toward improving the use and security of technology in Howard County (Md.) schools: Ensuring the proper security of all technology within the school system, defining the acceptable use of technology with the school system, and determining the proper use of social media among students and teachers.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 2:56pm
The School District of Beloit, Wis. is hiring a Career Technical Education administrator. The new administrator will be in charge of all career technical education programming in the district, including its relationship with Blackhawk Technical College, overseeing advisory committees and curriculum development, working with the counselors for career exploration programming, and more.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 9:18am
To understand how the proposed May 7 technology levy would work for Billings K8 students, let’s take a look at how the high school technology levy that voters approved three years ago is working.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 04/12/2013 - 11:55am
District IT leaders are prioritizing BYOD, assessment readiness, and broadband access for their schools, despite that 80 percent predict flat or declining IT budgets for the upcoming year, according to the Consortium for School Networking’s (CoSN) first-of-its-kind National IT Leadership Survey.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 04/12/2013 - 11:52am
At Dublin (Ohio) City Schools, Chinese teacher Dun Zhang teaches class in three different high school buildings—at the same time. With a shrinking budget and a desire to keep the foreign language program, the district moved to a blended model this year, with a combination of in-person, online, and video conference classes, to save money while reaching as many students as possible.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 04/12/2013 - 11:48am
Three Texas middle school students joined marine veterans and a team of surgeons on a 12-day expedition through the jungles of Central America. The expedition was part of a science education program called Exploration Nation, featuring real students applying STEM topics to the real world.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 04/12/2013 - 10:56am
A charter school to train high-schoolers for technical and engineering jobs could occupy the first floor of a planned 43-unit affordable apartment project the Northwest Side Community Development Corp. is proposing on West Capitol Drive in Milwaukee.