COVID-19 could pave the way for edtech funding, equity
School closures are underscoring technology's shortcomings in a way that could benefit education in the long-term, said technology researcher Amber Case.
CoSN moves conference online in response to COVID-19
In-person attendance for next week's event has been cancelled and organizers will instead transition to a virtual format.
Voting opens for 2020 Emerging EdTech Leaders program
Voters will choose the next class of NextGen: Emerging EdTech Leaders from a group of 12 nominees. Voting is open until Feb. 19.
Senate bill would order DHS to review K-12 cybersecurity
New legislation would direct DHS to review of K-12 cybersecurity risks and implement guidelines to defend against threats like ransomware.
Nominations open for 2020 emerging edtech leader program
The program, in its fifth year, is a joint effort between CoSN and EdScoop to recognize emerging leaders in the K-12 edtech space.
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.