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5/8/2013

5/8/2013
Amber Chalmers, fifth grade science teacher at Rolling Hills Elementary, has been appointed to serve on the State Review Panel for Proclamation 2014, where she will review and evaluate instructional materials submitted for the November 2013 adoption by the State Board of Education, including science, math and technology applications.
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David Miller, who is completing his second year as assistant principal at Monett (Mo.) High School, was named as the new director of the Scott Regional Technology Center, also in Monett, succeeding Russ Moreland.
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Administrators at the Monterey County Office of Education are putting the finishing touches on the $1.5 million remodeling of its Blanco Circle offices in Salinas that will house the new Millennium charter school. Set to start classes in August, Millennium has 116 students enrolled—58 freshmen and 58 sophomores—and its principal.
5/8/2013
Officials of the Pennsville (N.J.) School District introduced a policy recently that sets up parameters for staff using social networking sites while working within the district. The policy outlines security and appropriate procedures for using district technology resources.
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June 8-14, 2013
Orlando, Fla.
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June 10-12, 2013
Orlando, Fla.
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June 17-20, 2013
Hot Springs, Ark.
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June 23-25, 2013
Washington, D.C.
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September 24-27, 2013
Chicago, Ill.
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To ensure students thrive in a technology-rich world, the Le Sueur-Henderson school district has put over 400 iPads in the hands of STEM and middle school students. Next up: BYOD for high school students.
5/8/2013
Richard Byrne, an award-winning, Google-certified educator from Maine, reminds district CIOs of the perils of weak passwords, and encourages us to enforce a strong password system across all staff, faculty, and students.
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CIOs have struggled to connect teachers’ iPads to classroom projectors. Tammy Worcester Tang, who writes the blog 'Technology Tips for Teachers', may have found the answer. In this post, Tang discusses two options that successfully allow the teacher to go wireless and walk around the room, iPad in hand.
5/8/2013
In this University Business magazine column, higher ed tech expert Karine Joly offers K12 CIOs a wealth of information on the benefits and drawbacks of the responsive approach to web design, and why it’s catching on.
5/8/2013
Two decades ago, Texas became ground zero for the accountability movement in public education. Now, after a revolt by teachers and parents who claim that high-stakes testing is ruining classroom instruction, the legislature is poised to undo many of its own reforms. Does anyone have the right answer?
5/8/2013
President Barack Obama plans to visit Manor (Texas) New Technology High School, technology entrepreneurs and middle class workers Thursday during his trip to the Austin area. The president’s visit to the Texas state capital is among the first pit stops in his “Middle Class Jobs & Opportunity" tours.

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