Today’s librarians have to know things like responsible use policies and how to guide students in the effective use of the internet for research. For schools trying to incorporate technology into the curriculum these educators are key, because they speak the language of technology and education.
Their sixth annual K-12 IT benchmarking survey aims to “uncover the unique challenges facing IT professionals working in U.S. public school districts today,” according to a press release from SchoolDude.
A variety of cloud resources can help teachers who have (or are planning to) reverse the traditional learning sequence.
With so much information accessible on the internet, organizing all of it into a manageable and usable form has been up to individual users, until now.
We offer a list of resources for educators who want to help students use social media safely and responsibly.
Data is the most common (yet invisible) fee extracted from users by companies that make search engines, e-mail, and other cloud computing resources accessible to schools.
The Consortium of School Networking (CoSN), a professional association for school district technology leaders, offers users continuing education, technology leadership certification, a library of original research, and connections to peers and experts.
The instructors teaching students to be technicians in their schools not only see these programs as important teaching tools, but also as the direction teaching needs to move in order for a curriculum to be relevant.
A major statewide initiative in North Carolina is showing how a consortium model can minimize risks for districts and help them exploit the advantages of cloud computing.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
With government data centers on the verge of major changes, how can states balance their technology needs with their financial reality?