Advertisements (Click the image to see it larger.) Student-teacher interaction is essential in online courses. Online courses require rich content that includes many modalities for students to choose their learning path, including text, audio, video, kinesthetic and other modes. This… Read More ›
Advertisements Image Credit In the May 21 issue of Forbes, the article “Thrifty Does It,” describes how Christian Gheorghe Hates started a billion dollar company with a shoestring budget. School leaders tell their communities that they must do more with… Read More ›
Advertisements Image Credit The use of the term “technology enhancement” is fundamentally flawed. First definitions from dictionary.com: 1.to raise to a higher degree; intensify; magnify; 2.to raise the value or price of. In schools this means purchasing a variety of techno gizmos so that teachers can teach the same way,… Read More ›
Advertisements Image Credit “What’s revolutionary for adults is normal for kids,” stated Jaime Casap of Google to technology leaders at a meeting of the Illinois Chief Technology Officers today. Casap implored school leaders to build great teachers, appeal to students’ motivations, focus on the… Read More ›
Advertisements Image Credit We need leaders who can work with the education community and the “education reformers, proponents of ” the status quo” and the “change agents.” Finances, changing demographics, and performance measures are putting pressure on the current system…. Read More ›
The district technology leader could be an administrator, manager, or teacher who has responsibility for technology operations across a school district.
Advertisements Forward is Not Far Enough We need educational leaders who can move us to the next level. Forward on the same plane is not far enough. We need a change of plane, not more of the same. In a… Read More ›
There is some great open source software for web browsing, word processing, spreadsheets, image editing, and operating systems, among others. Schools should strongly consider the implementation of this software over paid software.