In the United States, preK-12 is nearly an $8 billion-a-year software market, according to new data published by the Software & Information Industry Association. And that figure is on the rise despite obvious funding hurdles faced by schools over the last several years.
Tim Clark, the coordinator of instructional technology for Forsyth County Schools (GA), is our Innovator of the month. Here, he explains how his district makes BYOT work for students, teachers, and the community.
Newly enhanced online publishing platform features a template for long-form stories as well as a restructured design interface.
Maine School Administrative District 49 has deployed a new WiFi network to support its 1-to-1 initiative and encourage a paperless learning environment.
Where does IT sit in your district?
- By Therese Mageau
From building robust networks to collaborating with other departments to fund new projects, here's what you need to do to keep innovating in the new year.
- By Keith R. Krueger
Moore Public School District went public with its use of workflow software to help manage the rebuilding of the district's IT organization following the deaths of seven students and one teacher and the destruction of two elementary schools, parts of a high school, and many other structures in the wake of an intense tornado that ripped through the Oklahoma town on May 20, 2013.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Pennsylvania's Lincoln Intermediate Unit is providing several member districts with an Ethernet solution in an effort to support cloud computing and disaster preparedness programs currently in development.
A bipartisan group of two-dozen representatives led by Jared Polis today urged the Federal Communications Commission in a letter to modernize the Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund, more commonly known as E-rate.
The state of Georgia needs to increase broadband capacity to schools and wireless connectivity and device availability in schools and the broader community if it expects to improve educational achievement through digital learning. Those are the first three recommendations of 12 that appear in a new report issued by an education task force that has been working since November 2012 to examine the status of digital learning in that state.
- By Dian Schaffhauser