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.
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.
We offer a list of resources for educators who want to help students use social media safely and responsibly.
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?
High Point Regional High School in Sussex, NJ has moved its network security system to the cloud.
Oracle has released a new version of its, Solaris. Oracle Solaris 11.1 features more than 300 new features and upgrades, including improved performance, availability, and throughput for Oracle databases; new cloud infrastructure features; and improved availability for enterprise applications.
Are the security risks in the cloud any greater than those in an on-premises environment? One report analyzing 12 months of operational data found that the risks are about equal.