Education technology has become an essential part of educating our nation’s children. Today, in classrooms across the country, you can find students learning in new ways through deeply-integrated technology in the form of virtual lessons, advanced software, and computing devices for every participant. Successfully integrating education technology into a school system is one of the biggest accomplishments a school district […]

Administrators who are in charge of making financial decisions for a school district have a lot of challenges on their plates. One challenge is balancing the need for more technology in school with the costs of implementing technology – which often means building a networked infrastructure from the ground up. The budget challenges can be daunting, especially since some districts […]

Education technology has made leaps and bounds over the past half-decade, and progressive school districts across the nation are reaping the benefits. The use of education technology in the classroom has been linked to better teacher and student satisfaction, better learning outcomes, and more student engagement. Yet, many school districts do not have a district-wide technology plan; instead, individual schools […]

The advent of digital technology in the classroom has revolutionized the way teachers educate students from K-12. Devices are flooding into classrooms across the country as school districts are embracing one-to-one computing. But more devices in schools – and the required hardware and infrastructure to support them – means schools have a new challenge: device disposal. Computers, tablets, and servers […]

Education technology continues to evolve and allow school districts and their educators to take advantage of technological innovations. First it was the advent of the computer and the Internet. Then, software-as-a-service and cloud computing changed the game. The latest innovation is device-as-a-service (DaaS), which can place a computing device in every classroom, for every student, managed just like any other […]

Education technology can be empowering for teachers and can give them tools to increase engagement and retention while imparting valuable skills to their students. But teachers can depend too much on technology at the expense of proven traditional teaching methods. How can educators find a balance and use technology as an empowering tool and not a crutch? Enabling Teachers with […]

In an age when technology is a focal point of learning, an increasing number of schools are adapting one-to-one computing systems. Although technology offers new methods of personalized learning, there can be potential drawbacks if the systems are left unsecured and unchecked. On occasion, students may find themselves on less than scrupulous websites that pose both a safety threat to […]

A one-to-one learning program in schools has become the main objective for school districts across the country due to its proven benefits. The idea of having one electronic device – such as an iPad, Chromebook, or laptop – for every student in a classroom is a terrific objective worthy of pursuit, but how do you successfully implement such a program? […]

With a new fiscal year comes preparation of teachers and students, refreshing technology plans, updating classrooms, and training staff for new initiatives. You not only face the challenge of keeping a vision alive and relevant, but in making it a reality that successfully improves the lives and learning environment of teachers and students. Our desire is to encourage you to continuously build out a fluid vision. Continue reading »