technology

The $100 Computer Is Here Today

One-to-one across the nation by 2015 is inevitable.

Curriculum-Mapping Improves Learning

Homegrown software enables teachers to update the curriculum regularly.
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It's Time For Technology To Disrupt Education

A few days ago, I attended Imagine K12‘s “demo day” where a group of startups in the education space pitched their companies to potential funders.

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Ohio Schools Look for Solutions to Challenges of New Technology

Back in the good ol' days when a cellphone could only call and text, defining on and off school grounds was as simple as drawing a line.

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How Will LEAD Impact Digital Learning?

While both the Federal Communications Commission and the U.S. Department of Education have released separate plans regarding the use of technology in education, the National Broadband Plan and the National Education Technology Plan respectively, the two entities have teamed up to create a new commission to comprehensively transition U.S. schools into the digital era.

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What CIOs Can Learn from Project RED

We recently spoke with Paige Johnson, education strategist for Intel, about the newest research from national research and advocacy plan Project RED (Revolutionizing Education), which surveyed over 1,000 schools about best practices in technology. Intel sponsored the research along with HP, SMART Technologies and Pearson because they believe there is a need to revolutionize the way the U.S. looks at technology as part of teaching and learning.

Developing the Next Generation of Leaders

Superintendent Diane Ullman, Simsbury (Conn.) Public Schools
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Education Innovation Heats Up in the Desert

The ASU Skysong Education Innovation Summit has become the can’t-miss education innovation event of the year in just the three years since it was founded.

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FCC and the U.S. DOE Team Up to Invigorate Digital Learning

The Leading Education by Advancing Digital (LEAD) Commission will create an outline for schools for how they can implement technology and find funding.
Courtney Williams's picture

Which Social Learning Network is Ideal for My District?

While Facebook and Google+ are popular social networks for everyday life, dozens of other networks have been created to provide safe and effective social learning environments for K12 education. Social learning networks (SLNs) allow students to learn 21st-century skills, help students build online portfolios or resumes and collaborate with peers through project-based learning.

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