Issues

June 20, 2007

Digital Directions, Vol. 01, Issue Summer 2007
School & District Management Moving Up
John Q. Porter, the deputy superintendent for the office of information and organizational systems in the Montgomery County, Md., school system, talks about technology leadership and his future as a superintendent.
Includes exclusive audio interview with Mr. Porter.
June 20, 2007
4 min read
Ed-Tech Policy Opinion Making Ed. Tech. Work
Edited excerpts from a recent edweek.org chat, “The Evolution of Ed. Tech.”
June 20, 2007
3 min read
Executive Editor Kevin Bushweller.
Executive Editor Kevin Bushweller.
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Education Charting Your Course in Ed. Tech.
Executive Editor Kevin Bushweller provides an overview of what you can expect to find in Education Week's new Digital Directions publication.
Kevin Bushweller, June 20, 2007
2 min read
Infrastructure Top Picks
Mapping the future of education, ed. tech leader certification, and more.
June 20, 2007
2 min read
Assessment Online Testing Demands Careful Planning
The use of computer-based testing requires careful planning.
Andrew Trotter, June 20, 2007
5 min read
Infrastructure How to Choose the Best Online Training for Teachers
Administrators must be sure to avoid offering online professional development that doesn’t connect with what teachers do in the classroom.
Michelle R. Davis, June 20, 2007
5 min read
Reading & Literacy Helping Young Readers
Finding the right reading software is no easy task.
Kathleen Kennedy Manzo, June 20, 2007
4 min read
BRIC ARCHIVE
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School Climate & Safety Wireless Technologies Present New Set of Challenges
Wireless technologies present a whole new set of challenges.
Andrew Trotter, June 20, 2007
6 min read
Dorian Janney, left, a science teacher at Parkland Magnet Middle School for Aerospace Technology, in Maryland, works with Maurier Espinoza, 12.
Dorian Janney, left, a science teacher at Parkland Magnet Middle School for Aerospace Technology, in Maryland, works with Maurier Espinoza, 12.
Christopher Powers/Education Week
Mathematics Digital Tools Push Math, Science to New Levels
How to use technology to maximize your science and math programs.
Michelle R. Davis, June 20, 2007
5 min read
School & District Management Protecting Data is Paramount
Computer and network security is probably the most important topic that information-technology managers in school districts face.
Paul Hyland, June 20, 2007
3 min read
BRIC ARCHIVE
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Federal iPods and Cellphones
K-12 educators are beginning to harness the learning powers of iPods and other portable devices in very practical ways.
Laura Greifner, June 20, 2007
3 min read
Classroom Technology How to Ensure Online Courses Are High-Caliber
The success of virtual schools presents a new array of challenges, particularly in the area of quality control.
Michelle R. Davis, June 20, 2007
4 min read
Federal A Hunger for Data
For the past five years, the federal No Child Left Behind Act has increased demands on school technology officials to put in place new and better systems to collect and analyze data.
David J. Hoff, June 20, 2007
5 min read
Accountability What You Need and Want
Guidelines and precautions can prevent data projects from becoming financial and logistical nightmares.
Michelle R. Davis, June 20, 2007
3 min read