Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 2:31pm
To get the right answers, ask the right questions. That's how every purchase of digital equipment should begin, says Suhail Baloch, technology director for West Jefferson Hills School District. Baloch tells everyone what the right questions are in his Technology Buying Guide for 2013, which is posted on the district's website.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 2:19pm
A former Atlanta Public Schools chief information officer entered a guilty plea over $60,000 in kickbacks he received for influencing the school system to award a $780,000 project to a certain computer vendor.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 01/07/2014 - 3:57pm
To prove the power of wireless mobility, Steven Anderson, the director of instructional technology for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools in North Carolina, held a live video discussion using earbuds and an iPad while being mobile—walking through a hotel lobby, on an elevator, in cars and more.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 01/07/2014 - 10:05am
Michael Leathers was appointed to fill the position of director of educational technology and informational services at Saugus Union School District in Santa Clarita, Calif.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 01/07/2014 - 8:37am
I have had the good fortune of speaking with several leaders in education technology today, and many of them acknowledge that the most influential person on the MOOC landscape has been Salman Khan.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 12/16/2013 - 10:57am
Board members of the Portland School District approved the hiring of Paul Dinka as the director of technology. Dinka replaces David Palme, who left the district in November to take a position with the Waverly School District.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 12/15/2013 - 9:23pm
Supporting technical education and encouraging young people to consider careers in manufacturing are an important part of improving Wisconsin's economy. To facilitate that goal, Gov. Scott Walker signed two bills into law that aim to bolster technical education.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 12/15/2013 - 8:10pm
The N.J. Department of Education Board of Examiners has revoked the licenses of a former Vineland School District supervisor of technology for accessing pornography on district computers during work hours. The decision says that the websites Stephen Dantinne accessed over a 30-day period in September and October 2012 included pornographic images or aberrant and deviant subject matter.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 12/10/2013 - 10:11am
Chief Technology Officer Mary Phillips joined the West Contra Costa school district last summer with one of the most important mandates facing schools nationwide: Improve education by bringing students and teachers up to date in learning technology.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 12/10/2013 - 10:09am
Jill Pierce, the McMinn County School System's STEM coordinator and former tech director for Loudon County Schools, has been selected to take part in Microsoft's Expert Educator program, an initiative to recognize educators and schools around the world who are using technology to transform education.