In these video archives from recent Tech Forum conferences in Atlanta and Chicago, you'll hear from 11 different administrators/leaders who are involved in implementing one-to-one and BYO programs in their districts or states.
Geared to administrators rolling out one-to-one initiatives, the 1-to-1 Essentials Program, from nonprofit Common Sense Media, outlines best practices for integrating computers and tablets into any K-12 school – whether it’s a pilot program or whole-district initiative.
On April 9, the non-profit Achieve – working in conjunction with the National Research Council, the National Science Teachers Association, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science – released the final Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), a new set of voluntary, rigorous, and internationally benchmarked standards for K-12 science education.
During the opening session of their annual conference, the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) released the results of its first annual CoSN K-12 IT Leadership Survey. The survey, sponsored by Education Networks of America (ENA) and conducted in partnership with MCH Strategic Data, polled district technology leaders nationwide to capture technology trends, challenges and priorities surrounding K-12 technology leadership.
Winners of the Intel Science Talent Search, the nation's oldest and most prestigious high school science and math competition, were announced by Intel Corporation and Society for Science & the Public (SSP) on March 12. Honoring high school seniors with exceptional promise in math and science, the Talent Search recognizes 40 students each year.
A recent Pew Internet & American Life Project survey of 2,462 middle and high school AP and national writing project teachers showed that teachers are of mixed mind about the impact of digital tools on students’ study skills.