Network Essentials for School Board Members

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School board members play an important role in school districts’ ability to improve the level and quality of digital learning opportunities in the classroom. With that in mind, here’s a guide to assess school district network needs and implement affordable broadband upgrades. For example, today, students need a minimum of 100 kbps of Internet bandwidth—the FCC has anticipated that by 2018, 1 Mbps per student will be the minimum recommended bandwidth for digital learning.

Global K-12 Market for Personal PCs to Contract in 2016, Experts Project

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Similar forces are said to contribute to a tightening in the global, self-paced e-learning market.). While the rate of growth is lower than in 2014 and 2015—when the market was fueled by a national trend away from paper and pencil and toward online assessments —lower average selling prices and a replacement market for outdated devices continue to drive volume, according to a release issued by the consulting firm. Self-Paced E-Learning Market Evaporating, Report Finds.

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Calculating your school district’s bandwidth need: Network Essentials for Superintendents

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After gaining a better understanding of a typical district’s network infrastructure, the next step is to determine the amount of bandwidth needed to support your district’s learning goals. Each district is unique and no one bandwidth number will meet everyone’s learning requirements across the board. The second factor—how often devices will be used—is a direct reflection of your district’s learning goals.

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FOLLOW THE MONEY: FUNDING INNOVATION

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According to the most recent figures from Funds for Learning, E-Rate applicants nationwide requested almost $748 million in discounts against the purchase of just over $1 billion in Category Two products and services, which are detailed in this chart (right). Or are there mobile laptop/tablet stations?) ? What are the one-, two-, and five-year goals for terms of digital learning? ? In making its transition to online assessment, Delaware used this strategy.

T&L’S ISTE 2018 BEST OF SHOW AWARDS WINNERS

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For the fifth year, Tech & Learning presents its awards program that honors great products at ISTE 2018. For the fifth year, Tech & Learning presents its awards program that honors great products at ISTE 2018. ACER CHROMEBOOK TAB 10 ( WWW.ACER.COM/AC/EN/US/CONTENT/HOME ) The Acer Chromebook Tab 10 will be used in classrooms to expand and enhance student learning. Students rebel by learning the powerful ways authors convey meaning and affect their audience.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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The implication, according to one NYT article : “the digital gap between rich and poor kids is not what we expected.” The real digital divide, this article contends, is not that affluent children have access to better and faster technologies. (Um, Affluent students get to digital tools for creative exploration; poor students get to use theirs for test prep. Boundless’s materials have been archived by David Wiley’s company Lumen Learning. Online Grade Portals.