Schools Moving Toward Universal Computer Availability

A sure sign of 21st century learning is seen in schools moving toward universal computer availability. Every student will receive some kind of portable computing device in the 2018-2019 school year in the Wausau School District.  The portable computer devices may be...

IPad Training For Teachers

With some of the biggest classroom technology upgrades taking place throughout the country, school districts are finding that it pays to invest in iPad training for teachers. In the Twin Cities metro area, millions of dollars are spent to provide personalized...

BYOD or Using Cellphones in Class

The rules have changed, and now BYOD or using cellphones in class will be expected, not forbidden.  BOYD is short for Bring Your Own Device, and includes smartphones, tablets, or laptops. The trend is growing quickly, mirroring businesses that allow employees to use...

Chromebooks In The Classroom

As more and more districts incorporate technology in the classroom, they are also leveraging devices for administering standardized tests. One such district is the Wheeling Township Elementary District 21 in Illinois. The district is spending at least $665,160 on new...