Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/12/2015 - 2:33pm
The increasing shift to online learning and collaboration has created new concerns around student privacy. Keeping data as secure in the cloud as it would be in a locked file cabinet requires communication, diligence and strong policies.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/12/2015 - 2:19pm
Oak Ridge Schools Superintendent Bruce Borchers has worked with his board and administrators, and partnered with local businesses, to create a multifaceted program to bolster STEM education. His city was founded by the U.S. government in 1943 as a secret production site for the Manhattan Project and is steeped in technology to this day.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 01/08/2015 - 1:57pm
District Administration wants to talk to K12 leaders who have secured their schools' internet networks and sensitive data without moving into the cloud. To share your solutions with our readers, please follow the link to contact us.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 01/02/2015 - 10:56am
For an article in our April edition, District Administration wants to talk to K12 leaders who have found solutions to serving the unique needs of homeless students, from transportation to academics to technology. To share your experiences with our readers, please follow the link to contact us.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:24am
Superintendents and other education experts look ahead on technology, the Common Core, college and career readiness, testing and range of other topics. Readers can add their predictions for 2015 in the comments section.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Tue, 12/09/2014 - 5:02pm
Instruction at the Arabic Language Immersion Magnet School will be split evenly between English and Arabic. After Spanish, Arabic is the second-most common non-English language spoken at home for families in the district.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:59pm
When we talk about bullying, what do we mean? Unfortunately, the answer is far from clear. Educators are taught one definition, while most state statutes have yet another definition. Worse, surveys are based on a variety of definitions.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:52pm
At the core of powerful coaching relationships is the most important quality of effective performance and interactions: High emotional intelligence quotient, or EQ. To increase one’s EQ, coaching needs to focus on four domains: self-awareness, social awareness, self-management and relationship management.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:32pm
“Deeper learning” is an education buzzword taking hold in education circles, and could be another term for “21st century learning” and “personalized learning” in a list of trendy ideas to improve U.S. schools. But given new research claiming the method raises achievement and graduation rates, should administrators pay attention?
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:23pm
If today’s students are expected to direct their own learning, teachers have to be prepared to do the same. That’s the philosophy behind Edcamp, an international network of free, one-day “unconferences” where agendas and sessions aren’t determined until educators arrive in the morning and suggest topics.