technology

NSBA Launches Education Technology Innovation Showcase

The National School Boards Association (NSBA), with more than 25 years experience through its Technology Leadership Network (TLN), is pleased to announce the six companies selected for its first Technology Innovation Showcase.

“The Technology Innovation Showcase was created to highlight emerging companies that represent the diversity of new solutions in education,” said Ann Flynn, NSBA’s Director of Education Technology.

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Essential Collaboration, Web 2.0 and Social Learning Platforms For 21st Century Education

Using New Technology to Increase Student Engagement, Build Partnerships, and Drive Productivity

Access new insight for boundary and enrollment planning with geovisual analytics

Interactive, web-based district planning. A case study with Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Tennessee school system cuts down on illegal activity with texting program

Blount County School District uses TipSoft for Education to collect incident reports from students

Barre School Technology Plan Would be Expensive

The price of pursuing a five-year plan that would eventually put a personal computing device in the hands of every student at Barre City Elementary and Middle School accounts for nearly $300,000 of a budget increase that — at least for the moment — is still sitting at roughly $1.4 million.

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Colleges Using Online Chat Rooms to Reach High School Students

Colleges nationwide have taken to using online chat rooms as a way of reaching high school students in what these days is their natural habitat: the Internet.

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Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) 2013 Convention & Exposition

February 4-8, 2013
Austin Convention Center
Austin, Texas 

Technology a Priority at Austin's New I.J. Holton School

Austin Public Schools is opening a new school in August 2013 that will house all fifth and sixth grade public school students from the Austin area. Sections of the building are now sealed up tight and heated. Classrooms are beginning to appear within as cement floors are laid and walls are erected. I had the opportunity to tour the construction recently and the images I have viewed for months on blueprints are becoming a reality.

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Bridging the New Digital Divide

Technology opportunities and challenges school leaders must address.

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