Technology Integration, K-12 2008-2012

Title Abstract Publication Date
A Holistic View of the Total Cost of Technology. Suggests calculating the total cost of technology by including the actual costs of equipment and software, along with direct and indirect labor costs, which are typically greater than that of the... 10/31/2008
A School That's Too High on Gizmos. Laments the proliferation of high technology at the new T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia. Some teachers find their teaching styles encumbered by requirements that they abandon older... 02/09/2008
All Systems Are Go. Profiles two school districts who have embraced technology in educational delivery, including extensive online class offerings and handheld student assessment devices. 09/30/2010
Backup, Archive, Recovery Data recovery solutions always should include all three major areas for ensuring restores: backup, archive and disaster recovery. Education institutions can simplify operations and save dollars with... 12/31/2011
Clicks Are Changing Classrooms. Discusses how clicker systems have improved classroom participation and response to teacher and test questions, and how they have improved achievement scores. 04/30/2008
Clicks Are Changing Classrooms. Discusses how clicker systems have improved classroom participation and response to teacher and test questions, and how they have improved achievement scores. 04/30/2008
Computers and Education:Computer Recycling Center Computer Recycling Center (CRC) accepts for donation, computer equipment of any age or condition. Computers and Education has a computer re-use program that provides refurbished computers to...
Consortium for School Networking CoSN promotes the use of telecommunications to improve K-12 learning. Members represent state and local education agencies, nonprofits, companies and individuals.
Designing for the Tech-Savvy. Advises on design for technologically sophisticated students, with particular attention to environments that support small learning groups. 12/31/2007
Digital Media - New Learners Of The 21st Century. Explores how exceptional educators are increasingly using digital media and interactive practices to ignite their students' curiosity and ingenuity, help them become civically engaged, allow... 12/31/2009
Don't Do That! Describes five typical mistakes made when planning classroom technology. The image is too small. Electronic smart whiteboards are not always a smart decision. Cameras need to see too. Lighting... 02/28/2011
Educational Technology in Public School Districts: Fall 2008, First Look. Provides national data on the availability and use of educational technology in public school districts during Fall 2008. The data are the results of a national district-level survey that is one of a... 11/30/2009
Edutopia. George Lucas Educational Foundation The George Lucas Educational Foundation web site disseminates information about exemplary programs in K-12 schools. Topics include: Community Partnerships; Business Partnerships; and Technology...
Electronic Media Policies. Documents legal considerations for monitoring students' webcams, which may be used for educational benefit, but which may pose safety and security risks, and violate students' privacy. The... 07/31/2010
eSchoolNews An online resource on K-12 school technology integration offering free newsletters, resources on funding, and many special publications and reports. eSchoolNews also sponsors conferences and...
ESN Special Report: Education 3.0. Discusses the rebuilding of Louisiana's Jefferson Parish schools after Hurricane Katrina. Instead rebuilding the traditional educational environments, the administrators focused on weaving... 09/03/2009
Facilities Guide for Technology in New Jersey Schools. Advises schools involved in new construction projects or technology upgrade initiatives, including additions and renovations, to plan for and make intelligent decisions regarding technology and... 08/31/2009
Integrating Technology with Architectural Needs. Reports on a study that examined integrating patterns of learning technologies with the building envelope and interior systems, as well as how the relate to occupant performance. Access to technology... 12/31/2008
ITTE Institute for the Transfer of Technology to Education (NSBA) A program of the National School Boards Association, ITTE works actively with school districts across North America that are exploring creative ways to teach and learn with technology. Members...
Learning for Today: The Interaction between Pedagogy, Learning Spaces and Technology. Discusses the seamless integration of technology into the classroom, rather than in computer labs, as well as the teacher's role as facilitator of the learning process. Three references are... 12/31/2010
MFPs: Passing Grades on All Fronts. Advocates the installation of multifunction printers (MFPs) in shools to consolidate printing, copying, faxing, and scanning functions. Space and IT staff time saved are the main benefits. 10/31/2010
Mobile Goes Mainstream. Discusses the incorporation of mobile learning devices into schools. An inset feature profiles a Keller, Texas, school designed specifically to accommodate mobile devices. 01/31/2011
Must-Have Technologies. Reviews essential technology that school systems should acquire, even in times of economic hardship. This include shared calendars, notification systems, curriculum and data management software,... 06/30/2009
New A/V Systems Use Cat 6 Cable. Discusses the advantages of Cat 6 cable for audio and video networking, citing how it was deployed in all schools in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District. 12/31/2008
New Network, No Interruptions. Documents the complex needs addressing IT improvements and the relationship that must exist with building design and construction to avoid service interruptions in the process. 11/30/2010