An expert recommends schools agree not to pay tech providers until their products prove effective.
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October 08, 2019
The Consortium for School Networking has launched a toolkit to help school districts improve their ability for systems and applications to easily share content.
July 12, 2019
Ed-tech leaders are disappointed that the FCC has put the kibosh on a plan they say would have helped schools connect more students with wireless internet.
June 25, 2019
Crave pragmatic, honest, clear-eyed conversation about the realities of ed tech? Here's a reading list from Education Week, as presented at ISTE 2019.
April 04, 2019
Google is working with Washington's Evergreen Public Schools on a new effort that has big implications for the way K-12 districts store and analyze student data.
April 03, 2019
Building trust takes technical skills, strong communication, and a willingness to own your failures, said district leaders at the annual conference of the Consortium for School Networking.
April 02, 2019
Being a good K-12 chief technology officer is about a lot more than just strong technical skills, according to a panel at the 2019 Consortium for School Networking conference.
January 08, 2019
Districts are increasingly confident in their networks' ability to support one or even two digital devices for every student, according to a new survey of school technology leaders.
June 25, 2018
Some CTOs say they struggle to be regarded as instructional leaders. A panel of state and district tech leaders at the International Society for Technology in Education's annual ed-tech conference offers suggestions for building those relationships.