Last week, CoSN (in partnership with AASA and MDR) unveiled the results of our annual survey that laid out the state of connectivity in schools across the U.S. There is lots of data for both pessimists and optimists among us.
School districts nationwide are struggling with the costs of building out the high performance, reliable networks needed to support the digital transformation envisioned by President Obama’s ConnectEd initiative.
One of the major benefits of the internet is that it allows us to connect with people who we might otherwise never meet. No matter what challenges your district is facing, odds are there's another district out there which is grappling with the same things.
This column was originally printed in T.H.E. Journal, and is excerpted below.
From building robust networks to collaborating with other departments to fund new projects, here's what you need to do to start innovating in the new year.
All across America, school administrators and policymakers are asking questions about education technology. When are devices appropriate? What platforms really count as educational? Do our tools support student engagement? Do they support critical thinking and teamwork?