technology

Different faces of blended learning

Four models for personalization pay off in K12 districts

On Topic: How classrooms survive when education leaves the building

In his new book, Will Richardson says schools aren't keeping up with the tech that drives today's students

Students learn to code without computers

Student used pen and paper until funds for computer lab came through

SchoolBrains

SchoolBrains is a secure, web-based program that can store and analyze student and staff information. This includes a student’s attendance, behavior, and test results as well as complete faculty and administrative performance records. Teachers can also use SchoolBrains to manage grading and publish report cards.

Students create astronaut gear in NASA program

Astronaut gear made by high school students in a NASA program will be sent up to the International Space Station in June. It will be the first student project to be sent to the station during the program’s 10 years of operation.

YouTube in the classroom: A new necessity?

Some say YouTube’s library of educational content allows educators to teach more creatively

Career tech shifts into higher gear

When career tech students in 21 West Virginia districts returned to school this fall, they didn’t head to classrooms. They went to work. Through the state’s Simulated Workplace pilot program, high school students learn in classes that are restructured to feel like workplace environments. For instance, students will clock in upon arrival, take random drug tests, and be evaluated based on their “company’s” bottom line.

Lack of school tech leaders slows progress

Cash-strapped districts can consider sharing a CIO with a neighboring district

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