Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 12:48pm
For years, there’s been an ongoing discussion about the digital divide between the “haves” and the “have nots.” As technology has advanced, so has that gap, which is driving fundamental changes in how we work, learn, and live.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 8:27am
As we look forward to an exciting new year of technology-enabled learning, District CIO reached out to superintendents to find out what their chief technology priority is for 2013. From hardware rollouts to more training on how to use technology, here’s a sampling of what school districts are focusing on this year.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 4:31pm
Developed through a year-long collaborative process, this map reflects the collective effort of mathematics professors, teachers, and thought leaders, and illustrates the integration of mathematics and 21st-century skills.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 4:24pm
Located on the North Carolina border in eastern Tennessee, the rural Blount County school system, which has 20,000 students and four major high schools, was looking for a better way to get information about specific safety issues to its socioeconomically diverse population. Here's their success story.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 4:03pm
Technology integration is inevitable. The last 25 years has brought our society affordable personal computers, satellite navigation systems, smartphones and the internet. Even in Chickasha High School science classes have begun to cling to this technology as an evolutionary learning tool.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 3:56pm
West Milford's Macopin Middle School in North New Jersey was one of just nine schools to receive an award through Optimum Lightpath's $75,000 Transforming Education with Technology Grant program for 2012-2013.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 12:34pm
In an effort to provide parents with an understanding of how technology is being used in today's classroom, the Foxborough (Mass.) School District is hosting its second annual Parent Technology Night on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at Foxborough High School from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 12:25pm
Given the brutal wear and tear of a K12 environment, Lenovo has added features to its ThinkPad X131e Chromebook to protect the unit in case it is dropped, such as a rubber bumper around the top cover and stronger corners, and its hinges and hinge brackets are built to last more than 50,000 open/close cycles at school.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 12:18pm
Ron Milliner, director of the Kentucky Academy of Technology Education (KATE), gives teachers insights into how to sculpt successful lesson plans for schools implementing bring your own device programs.