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‘Small Screens, Big Plans’ for K-12 Districts

Washington, DC (March 5, 2014) – With ever-increasing “anytime, anywhere” use of mobile devices, the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today released a report charging schools to build mobile into their content and application strategies. Titled “Small Screens, Big Plans,” the resource – CoSN’s spring 2014 EdTechNext Report – explains that the mobile shift in U.S.

Creating Scalable, Affordable and Reliable Education Networks

Washington, DC (March 3, 2014) – As part of its Smart Education Networks by Design (SEND) initiative, the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today released the first phase of comprehensive guidelines to support K-12 chief technology officers (CTOs) in building, strengthening, and maintaining durable education networks. These networks support technology-rich 24/7 learning.

Can We Transform Special Education with Tech?

We know that education technology has the power to transform learning for all students, but it may prove particularly powerful for special education students, argues a recent feature in the Huffington Post. A recent surge in online and blended learning opportunities has critically altered the options available for students with special needs, a population which is often left behind by education reform.