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Marion County (Fla.) Schools Learn to Manage BYOD

In 2008, long before "bring your own device" was a buzz term, administrators at Marion County (Fla.) Public Schools (MCPS) were looking for an alternative to a one-to-one laptop program. Scott Hansen, chief information officer, says that one-to-one just wasn't feasible for the 42,000-student district, so administrators considered other options.

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Managing BYOD Effectively

Innovative tools provide low-cost Internet access and help district leaders keep students and infrastructure safe.

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2012 National Educational Technology Trends: State Leadership Empowers Educators, Transforms Teaching and Learning

Educational technology directors at the state level continue to provide guidance and research related to the effective uses of technology in designing, identifying, and implementing innovations in teaching and learning. This report provides data and information on three different types of programs.

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Changing Lives With Assistive Technologies

Trad Robinson, chief information officer of the South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind, found the transition from a traditional public school to a specialized school as a great opportunity to change lives.

Using Tomorrow’s Technology to Teach Yesterday’s Curriculum

What a waste.

Building an Ed Tech Dream Team

If you could put together a staff to make the most of educational technology in your district, what would it look like?

How to Update your Network on a Budget

Districts learn shortcuts in building an infrastructure that keeps up with demands for new technology, but doesn't cost a fortune.

Will Google+ Be the Answer for Safe Social Networking?

The jury is still out on whether or not Google+ will be right for K12 public schools.

An Unconventional Approach to 1:1

Andy Berning, Director of Technology, Carrollton-Farmers Branch (Texas) ISD.

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