October 20, 2010
Digital Directions, Vol. 04, Issue Fall 2010
College & Workforce Readiness Demand Still Growing for Online Credit-Recovery Classes
As Boston, Chicago, and New York City look to online credit-recovery programs, some say state “seat-time” rules need re-examining.
School Climate & Safety Chicago Students Push District to Loosen Cellphone Rules
Students on a community council that aims to encourage teens to be more involved in civic affairs suggested the technology reform to the district superintendent.
Special Education Schools Test E-Reader Devices With Dyslexic Students
But the jury is still out on the impact those digital tools are having on helping students with reading disabilities.
School & District Management School Principals' Practices on Social-Networking Sites
A recent report shows how involved principals are in social-networking sites vs. teachers and librarians.
Classroom Technology Analysis Notes Virtual Ed. Priorities in RTT Winners
The International Association for K-12 Online Learning outlines the 19 finalists' plans to use online learning to achieve Race to the Top goals.
GPS technologies can be used to show students how to solve real-world problems in science and other areas.