In a full-day lobbying trip, educators and vendors call on lawmakers to save edtech funding from Bush's budget axe.
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Chris Dawson is a freelance writer, consultant, and policy advocate with 20 years of experience in education, technology, and the intersection of the two.
Tracking Wi-Fi usage, with permission, gives users and planners unprecedented ways to understand where people are and where they want to be.
While many states have focused on NCLB's core requirements, a few states are leading the way in tech proficiency.
How do we keep our kids safe online and comply with federal regulations while still maintaining highly functional computer facilities?
Well, it's time for me to jump into the fray over Linux vs Windows. I just read Paul Murphy's article (The Linux desktop market) and the phrase that struck me was the following:Sure, the Linux deployment will be cheaper, and generally somewhat faster and more reliable on the same hardware, but telling that to people who pigeon hole you as from the wrong side of the social register the instant you mention computing is a mugs game: one you can't win.
A school district in Miami is considering speaking out against a new, secretive computer game called Bully, the Miami Herald reports. It's produced by Rockstar, the makers of the infamous Grand Theft Auto game.
Yesterday, I discussed the challenge of reducing printing costs that faces every education IT department. There are various strategies for addressing these costs: Full cost recovery.
We as educators, adults, and parents need to recognize Myspace.com for the paradigm shift in communication technology that it represents
Have your students take a look at Mars through Google maps and a computer-animated fly-through of a canyon 10 times greater than the Grand Canyon.
But is there interest in a for-pay, ad-free portal of "authoritative" work? How much better than Wikipedia does it have to be?