Big Plans for the Small Screen -- Our Spring 2014 EdTechNext Report

We were so excited to release our spring 2014 EdTechNext Report yesterday! Entitled "Small Screens, Big Plans," the piece shifts the focus for districts and schools toward building mobile into their content and application strategies -- from school-wide apps to curriculum. Mobile devices have capabilities that computers don’t – how can you use them to your advantage?

Exploring How Schools Can Apply Lessons of Informal Learning at CoSN 2014

Washington, DC (February 26, 2014) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) is set to hold its 13th Annual International Symposium on Wednesday, March 19 in Washington, DC. Held in partnership with UNESCO, the global event will convene leading education technology experts and leaders from around the world for a discussion exploring the question, “Connected Learning – What Does This Mean for Formal Education?”

CoSN Urges FCC to Strengthen USAC’s Capacity in E-Rate Modernization Efforts

Washington, DC (February 11, 2014) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) is requesting that the FCC bolster the Universal Service Administrative Company’s (USAC) capacity to help implement a modernized federal E-Rate program. The association’s call follows the FCC’s official plan announced last week to boost E-Rate by allocating greater existing program resources to the delivery of high-capacity broadband services to classrooms across the country.

CoSN Commends Administration’s Commitment to ConnectED

Washington, DC (February 4, 2014) – Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) CEO Keith Krueger today remarked on President Barack Obama’s announcement regarding the ConnectED initiative:

“We applaud the Administration’s decision to make an immediate down payment on the ConnectEd initiative. President Obama’s commitment, in partnership with America’s leading businesses, is a major step toward realizing the vision of connecting 99 percent of U.S. students to high-speed Internet in the next five years.

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Take The Pledge: Celebrate Digital Learning Day with us on Feb 5!

CoSN is a partner in the Alliance for Excellent Education’s Digital Learning Day, which will take place on Wednesday, February 5th (13 more days!). Want to celebrate with us?

DLD, a national celebration, is designed to celebrate innovative teaching and personalized learning. We already know the potential of education technology, but we want everyone to know. Help us build the momentum we need to change policies, shift attitudes, and enable wide-scale adoption of ed tech in classrooms.