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Access to the cloud and to cloud services is a high priority for colleges and universities today, as indicated by recent independent surveys from the Center for Digital Education and Educause. The re…Read More

Have you ever driven through a community and noticed school campuses? It may be because I’m an educator, but I notice all types of learning campuses. Elementary schools are typically full of bright…Read More

Learning is supposed to be fun, but not all students experience it that way. Sometimes they encounter learning challenges because a teacher's presentation of the materials doesn’t sync up with thei…Read More

There is no question that professional development for educators is imperative, but the last thing teachers want to do is participate in bad professional development. Faculty training shouldn't be bo…Read More

If school districts want to be effective, they must embrace the efficiencies that technology offers. As the market has done with businesses, it too is forcing school districts to be more efficient wi…Read More

In a previous blog post, I discussed the importance of using enterprise resource planning (ERP) tools to make timely, data-based decisions in K-12 school districts. Now let's talk about the human res…Read More

Though this year's E-rate Form 470 deadline has passed, the E-rate process and buying season for U.S. schools and libraries are not yet over. They have until May 26 to file their Form 471 purchase re…Read More

With Congress and President Obama placing renewed emphasis on the importance of vocational education, many states are starting to march to the beat of the same drum. In California, which plans to spe…Read More

Teachers often complain that technology tools don't meet their instructional needs. Meanwhile, technology companies don't always know how to gather insight from teachers at the outset to help them des…Read More

Once upon a time, enthusiasts designed a formal education system to meet the economic demands of the industrial revolution. Fast forward to today and, with the current global economic climate, it seem…Read More

This article originally appeared in the Q2 issue of Converge magazine. If you ask Richard Culatta about his standing as Rhode Island’s chief innovation officer, he’d likely joke that he is a man w…Read More

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