Friends remember SETDA director Candice Dodson as an edtech 'powerhouse'

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

Friends and colleagues mourning online said Dodson's contributions to education will leave a lasting impact, many renewing their own commitments in her memory.

System upgrade was path to 'awesome' data visualization at Oklahoma City Public Schools

by Jake Williams • 3 years ago

Years after an SIS upgrade, district IT director Eric Hileman says teachers are now enjoying the benefits in the form of new data tools.

On privacy, school districts need thought, intent and purpose

by Jake Williams • 3 years ago

Andrew Wallace, South Portland Schools' director of technology, says his district is playing "close attention" to student data privacy concerns.

Maryland educators turn to self-created OER after workshops

by Jake Williams • 3 years ago

The state is advancing use of open educational resources by showing educators from across the state how to create their own.

Georgia U. partnership halves broadband costs for K-12

by Colin Wood • 3 years ago

The University System of Georgia's Dave Nix explains how sharing resources and building new private partnerships has yielded big savings for K-12.

Edtech leaders must adopt a 'visionary' view of workforce

by Colin Wood • 3 years ago

Wisconsin's Janice Mertes says technology in the classroom is much bigger than the devices and digital tools students are using.

Education leaders key in state data interoperability projects, says SETDA director

by Colin Wood • 3 years ago

Instructional leaders are joining in as state leaders convene to manage their data, SETDA Executive Director Tracy Weeks says.

Want educators to care about data security? 'Speak their language'

by Colin Wood • 3 years ago

Arkansas' Ray Girdler tells EdScoop that getting teachers and administrators involved in his state's voluntary training program takes finesse.

Edtech is 'not just about the devices' in this Nevada school district

by Betsy Foresman • 3 years ago

A technology administrator from the Carson City School District in Nevada tells EdScoop she's prioritizing professional and student training.