Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 11:23am
Northville Public Schools is working quickly with technology upgrades, approving two crucial measures to get work started as part of its technology bond package, according to the Northville Record.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 11:09am
Easton (Mass.) school officials will take their request for technology funding to the Town Meeting floor this spring. The school committee approved a measure Friday that will allow Superintendent Michael Green to draft a Town Meeting Warrant article that could ask for up to $250,000 in technology funding.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 10:57am
The Technology Student Association at Robertsville Middle School competed in a recent state conference in Chattanooga and finished in the top three in nine events. Twenty-seven students from the TSA chapter at RMS competed in 22 different group and individual events at the 35th Tennessee TSA State Conference, which included 649 middle and high school competitors from 61 Tennessee schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 10:49am
Despite my time being cut short at TCEA 2013 thanks to a huge winter storm slamming into the Northeast where I live, I was still able to learn about a variety of new products for the K12 world. Many products come together to form a modern, 21st-century classroom: hardware, software, mobile applications, even furniture, which were all showcased at TCEA.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 03/20/2013 - 9:06am
June 23-26, 2013
San Antonio, Texas
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 03/20/2013 - 8:59am
Haas School of Business
University of California, Berkeley
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 03/20/2013 - 8:42am
River Trails School District 26
Mount Prospect, Ill.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 4:52pm
There are new numbers today about just how deep the technology gap is when you compare richer and poorer school districts in America. A new study by Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project finds that 8 out of 10 teachers think technology is leading to wider disparities between the haves and have-nots.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 4:43pm
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 Tue, 03/19/2013 - 3:33pm
In the move to 1:1 computing, school district leaders are increasingly looking for alternatives to traditional PCs and laptops, and for many districts, the go-to device is the iPad. But now, for a growing roster of Apple competitors, the time has come to give the iPad a run for its money.