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Classroom Technology Online Summit Technology & the Pandemic: What’s Next for Schools?
When it comes to the use of technology, what’s next for schools?  Join the discussion to tackle issues surrounding this important question.
May 26, 2021
A team of people build a path across the digital divide.
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Infrastructure The Big Pandemic Tech Challenge: Reliable, High-Quality Internet Experiences for All
Simply providing a student with a device and internet connection at home isn’t enough to ensure high-quality online learning.
Mark Lieberman, March 10, 2021
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Doug Vander Linden, Director of Educational Technology, Burlington Unified School District, Kan.
Doug Vander Linden, Director of Educational Technology – Burlington Unified School District, Kansas
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School & District Management Leader To Learn From A Wrestling Coach Pins Down the Education Technology of the Future
A Kansas leader keeps his district abreast of evolutions in broadband and technology—and finds parallels in his role as a wrestling coach.
Alyson Klein, February 17, 2021
7 min read
Classroom Technology How Massive K-12 Bond Issues During COVID-19 Are Shaping School Technology Plans
Interest rates are low and remote and hybrid learning continues, but some experts question using bonds to pay for devices and connectivity.
Benjamin Herold, November 17, 2020
5 min read
Classroom Technology 'We're All Anxious:' A Middle School Tech Coach's View on Reopening Remotely
The shift to live synchronous instruction and the challenge of building relationships with students remotely are big concerns, said Chelsea Haynes, the technology learning coach at a Kentucky middle school.
Benjamin Herold, August 18, 2020
6 min read
Miriam Amacker, a 4th grader at Sunnyside Elementary School in San Francisco, uses a laptop to do schoolwork at home.
Miriam Amacker, a 4th grader at Sunnyside Elementary School in San Francisco, uses a laptop to do schoolwork at home.
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Classroom Technology COVID-19 Forces the Question: Should the Youngest Learners Have Devices?
The coronavirus school building closures are leading to some tough decisions now—instead of years down the road—about providing iPads and Chromebooks, even for kindergartners.
David Rauf, June 8, 2020
9 min read
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Classroom Technology Coronavirus Pushes Schools Closer to a Computer for Every Student
As school districts equip students with more laptops and tablets than ever before, the big question is how that will reshape learning inside and outside the classroom.
David Rauf, June 2, 2020
9 min read
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Teaching From Our Research Center Teachers Work Two Hours Less Per Day During COVID-19: 8 Key EdWeek Survey Findings
More than a quarter of the nation’s school district leaders said they haven’t yet planned for next school year, according to the survey.
6 min read
Classroom Technology Delivery Delays Likely for Chromebooks, iPads Under COVID-19, Analyst Predicts
Analyst predicts that a frustrating stretch could continue for district officials desperate to acquire devices such as Chromebooks and iPads during coronavirus closures.
David Rauf, April 27, 2020
3 min read
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Privacy & Security 5 Steps to Curb Cyberattacks in 1-to-1 Computing Schools
The proliferation of school-issued digital devices can open schools up to all kinds of cybersecurity problems, especially in schools with 1-to-1 computing programs.
Mark Lieberman, March 17, 2020
4 min read
Principal Sarah Guerrero has led Northbrook Middle School in Houston for the past four years using skills she learned from earning a MBA from Rice University.
Principal Sarah Guerrero has led Northbrook Middle School in Houston for the past four years using skills she learned from earning a MBA from Rice University.
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Classroom Technology Harvard Business Review, MBA Lessons Guide Principals' Ed-Tech Leadership
Effective management approaches are not skills principals typically learn through the traditional pathways of education. To fill the gap, they are turning to business programs and publications.
Michelle R. Davis, April 23, 2019
8 min read
School & District Management The Best Ed-Tech Research: 5 Key Lessons for Educators
A new review of 126 rigorous research studies yielded key insights on expanding access to classroom technology, the role of adaptive software, and the dangers of "social-psychological" nudges.
Benjamin Herold, March 12, 2019
7 min read
Classroom Technology Take the Long View When Evaluating 1-to-1 Computing Efforts, Researcher Says
When evaluating the effectiveness of 1-to-1 computing programs, schools should examine the impact over several years, not just a few, says Marie Hull, a researcher at the University of North Carolina Greensboro.
Michelle R. Davis, February 12, 2019
6 min read
Ed-Tech Policy School Connectivity, Access to Devices Continue to Rise, Survey Finds
Districts are increasingly confident in their networks' ability to support one or even two digital devices for every student, according to a new survey of school technology leaders.
Benjamin Herold, January 8, 2019
4 min read