Digital equity: Solving the technology issue through collaboration
Government, telecom companies, the business community and school districts must work together to overcome significant obstacles, says Lenny Schad, chief information and innovation officer of District Administration, and former CIO for Houston ISD.
How North Dakota moved its schools to online learning
From supporting educators and vetting online resources to providing broadband for students, North Dakota State Superintendent and DA guest columnist Kirsten Baesler shares her state’s story—including how leaders and families are working together to strengthen the home-school connection.
Taking students on virtual field trips
Shannon McClintock Miller, innovation director for Iowa’s Van Meter Community School District and a featured speaker for FETC®, addresses how to take students (as well as teachers and families) around the world virtually and shares a curated list of destinations.
How online learning is unmasking disparities
Ironically, our best efforts to continue educating our students through distance learning may serve to widen the opportunity and achievement gaps between our student groups, says DA guest columnist Gustavo Balderas, superintendent of Eugene School District 4J in Oregon.