In praise of school libraries—and librarians
Being a librarian is a labor of love, even if it means getting into “good trouble” for standing up for students' choice, right to read and access to technology in libraries, says K.C. Boyd, a featured speaker at DA’s FETC in January and a library media specialist at Jefferson Middle School Academy in Washington, D.C.
Expanding Learning Opportunities Through Blended and Online Courses
In this web seminar, presenters discussed how the Nevada Learning Academy is essential to Clark County School District’s effort to provide supplemental online courses to over 100 middle schools and high schools across one of the nation’s largest school districts. Sponsored content by fueleducation.
3 smart (simple) steps to technology integration
When it comes to technology integration, we are often encouraged to transform education and revolutionize the learning process. While well-meaning, it can sometimes overwhelm us to the point that we don’t do anything. A better approach is to embrace the “Keep it simple, stupid” philosophy.
DA op-ed: What K-12 leaders should know about 5G technology
5G is the next generation of wireless service. It is designed to keep up with the staggering proliferation of devices needing a mobile internet connection. It will offer faster download speeds and reduced power requirements. Of course, this additional speed and functionality comes with an increased cost.
Movers and Shakers: Superintendents tapped for new districts, boost graduation rates, win awards
Kriner Cash of Buffalo Public Schools implements new programs; Aleesia Johnson now officially leads Indianapolis Public Schools; Ian Saltzman now heads up Everett School District; and Glenn Maleyko of Dearborn Public Schools is recognized for success.