CoSN names top 5 hurdles facing K-12 innovation in latest report
"Scaling and sustaining innovation" tops the list as the most challenging task educators face as they adopt new technologies in the classroom today.
'Challenge Map' puts school needs first in education research
Commentary: Identifying goals and challenges and writing a plan are crucial for schools seeking maximum benefit from research partnerships.
Advice for educators seeking a smooth transition to the cloud
Don't start from scratch, says edWeb.net's Stacey Pusey — use best practices of those who have already seen how technology can best support learning.
5 ways edtech tools can support small group reading instruction
Commentary: Though not a replacement for paper, edtech can enhance learning for struggling students says edWeb.net’s Eileen Belastock.
Five reasons schools need to address cybersecurity now
Commentary: Administrators should stop putting off IT security, and build a comprehensive plan today, says edWeb.net’s Stacey Pusey.
How Georgia built a statewide K-12 model for professional learning
Commentary: Lisa Schmucki, founder and CEO of edWeb.net, tells the story of how a small team built a big online network.
Driving district master schedules by putting students first
Commentary: Eileen Belastock of Mount Greylock Regional School District warns not to position students as an afterthought in scheduling.
GIS can enrich spatial thinking and learning in K-12, say experts
Speakers at a Library of Congress event on GIS Day touted the educational utility of geospatial data and related mapping technologies.
Most educational software licenses go unused in K-12 districts
Just 30 percent of software licenses purchased by K-12 school districts were used by students, according to a recent academic study.