technology

Math Software Evolves with Online, Visual-Driven Instruction

In the 21st-century classroom, K12 students are no longer practicing math equations at the chalkboard. Instead, math instruction has evolved into online and software-based programs that make learning interactive, challenging, and fun. The following math software programs do just that, as well as adapt to a student’s individual needs and skill level and provide much-needed information to teachers and parents.

Our View: School Tech Woes Grow Quickly

The Marblehead (Mass.) School District’s report on the state of its computer infrastructure should be required reading for school officials across the North Shore as an example of how quickly technology can become outdated and how expensive it can be to catch up.

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Does Education Technology Put More Responsibility on Parents?

Education technology company Ooka Island is targeting parents and communities, not just teachers, in its quest to eradicate illiteracy. Is it a great example of technology's potential or a reflection of a broken school system?

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Implementing Dynamic Location-based Internet Content Filtering

In this web seminar, an administrator described how the Hardin County (Ky.) School District worked with Enterasys Networks and iboss Security to build a robust network that can detect non-directory aware and student-owned devices, and adjust an individual’s level of access depending on grade level, location, time of day and more.

Florida Ed Leaders Worry Schools Won't Be Ready for New Standards

Florida schools are scrambling to be ready for new Common Core academic standards — and the new computer-based tests that go with them — by 2015.

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New York Schools to Receive $87 Million for Technology

Schools that serve low-income students -- including several area schools -- are eligible for a share of more than $87 million available to purchase new technology and software, the state Education Department said Tuesday.

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Tablet Integration Takes Hold in School

Though Community High School District 99 in Downers Grove, Ill., had a robust wired infrastructure, in 2011, administrators decided it was time to put wireless access in the two-school district for staff and students to access. “It was a logical time to put something in place to make use of the wireless,” says Rod Rousseau, director of technology and information services, and soon after, “we opted to give all certified staff members tablet computers.”

Preparing Educators for Technology Integration

A Certificate for 21st-Century Teachers

Tablet Integration Takes Hold in School

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