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More than half of state departments of education lack key security and privacy protections for users, according to a recent state-by-state survey by EdTech Strategies, a technology consulting firm. 12 […]
Going digital is easier and much cheaper than printing the old school newspaper, and it lets student journalists reach more readers. Aided by social media, these budding reporters have also […]
Colleges blame high schools. High schools blame middle schools. Middle schools blame elementaries—and everyone tends to blame funding, poverty, bad parenting and other factors for low student achievement.
Finding innovative ways to make math matter to students is key to improving competency in all grades.
The next generation of IT infrastructure, hyperconvergence is a framework that combines computing, storage and networking into a single, simplified, automated and easy-to-use system. It’s a perfect fit for school […]
Doug Johnson held the title of audiovisual director when he launched his career in school technology in 1991. Back then, teachers didn’t have computers on their desks and technology needs […]
Managing and keeping track of the many hours of professional development required for a district’s non-instructional staff may be one of an administrator’s more underappreciated responsibilities. “There are a lot […]
How important was collaboration when designing the FirstView¬Æ suite of products? Extremely. When we began to develop FirstView, we conducted nationwide focus groups asking both parents and administrators for their […]
When Kristie Autrey became curriculum director for Mitchell County School District in North Carolina, and learned the state had partnered with Learning Ally, she jumped at the chance to implement […]
The spread of learning on mobile devices has driven providers to push science platforms into the cloud. At the same time, the need for hands-on activities and real-world connections has […]
To expand support for its at-risk students, Berkeley Township School District three years ago held six meetings with teachers, parents, businesses, nonprofits, the Berkeley Police Department and the Division of […]
Repurposing buses no longer suitable for daily transportation has provided schools with mobile makerspaces, traveling caf√©s and bookmobiles. The practice allows for extended use of an asset and adds a […]