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Why K-12 leaders should be smarter with edtech funds

by Jake Williams • 1 year ago

As CTOs look to a future beyond being the "break-fix person," tech can help them find efficiencies and improve services, one K-12 technologist says.

District data can help teachers 'work smarter, not harder'

by Jake Williams • 1 year ago

At Aldine ISD in Texas, the technology director says schools need to use data to improve services for both students and teachers alike.

Edtech doesn't replace teachers — it augments classroom learning

by Jake Williams • 1 year ago

Educational technologies take some training to deploy effectively, but ultimately they can transform classrooms, says an Indianapolis-area educator.

Upgrades prompt Virginia school district to rethink data centers

by Jake Williams • 1 year ago

Prince William County Public Schools' tech supervisor says the financial and human capital costs of data center upkeep have him considering the cloud.

Los Angeles district wants AI for 'impactful' instruction shifts

by Jake Williams • 1 year ago

The district's instructional technology director says artificial intelligence has dominated conversations internally about the future of instruction.

Carson City K-12 district narrows 'digital equity gap' with 1:1 laptop program

by Jake Williams • 1 year ago

With more than half of the Nevada district's students on reduced-cost lunch, the devices are ensuring all students get a resource-rich education.

Georgia district cautious on cybersecurity, privacy for education apps

by Jake Williams • 1 year ago

Debbie Durrence says district technologists need to embed cybersecurity and privacy in vetting of edtech apps.

For K-12 privacy, districts need commonality, CIO says

by Jake Williams • 1 year ago

Boulder Valley School District's Andrew Moore says a GDPR-like privacy framework would save energy and resources for school districts.

As AI approaches, Santa Fe schools look to the 'human side'

by Jake Williams • 2 years ago

The CIO of Santa Fe Public Schools says districts should be cautious about emerging technologies like artificial intelligence.