Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 9:39am
The New Media Consortium recently held its 2013 Summer Conference in Hilton Head, S.C. The opening keynote, "Participatory Learning Powered by Technology," by Karen Cator, CEO of Digital Promise, is available here.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 3:32pm
As Dr. Verna Ruffin moves into her new role as head of the Jackson-Madison County (Tenn.) school system this week, one of the biggest challenges she faces is to plan for the district's technological future.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 1:22pm
The federal Chief Information Officers council is creating an innovation committee that will identify and analyze cutting-edge technology. The committee will look ahead three years and identify potential uses and problems associated with technologies being developed, including mobile devices.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 3:53pm
In a memo, Ryan Kelley, assistant superintendent for instruction at Rockford Public Schools, said most of the approximately 35 students enrolled in a cyber learning program developed by the Kent Intermediate School District failed to make satisfactory academic progress, and the district's board is looking at a blended learning alternative.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 2:14pm
Bradley County Schools system (Cleveland, Tenn.) is updating technology devices and its infrastructure to better serve students and prepare for PARCC online testing in time for the 2014-2015 school year.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 11:10am
The Central High Public Schools (Marlow, Okla.) plans to purchase 60 iPads and much more thanks to a $40,000 grant it recently received from the Oklahoma Educational Technology Trust. Central High is one of 18 districts to receive a grant.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/02/2013 - 8:15am
ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, has appointed Gregory Smith as the association’s new chief technology officer (CTO).