Why K-12 leaders should be smarter with edtech funds
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'
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
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
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
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
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
Debbie Durrence says district technologists need to embed cybersecurity and privacy in vetting of edtech apps.
CoSN releases checklist to prepare school IT for natural disasters
In order to keep IT services functional and resilient, schools should prepare before natural disaster hits.
For K-12 privacy, districts need commonality, CIO says
Boulder Valley School District's Andrew Moore says a GDPR-like privacy framework would save energy and resources for school districts.