Category Archives: Technology

Something for educators to think about

We live in a fast-moving, hyper-connected, ultra-informed world. Technology is not something young people ‘learn’, it is part of their fiber and being. Educators need to be aware and come to the table with learning tools that speak to our … Continue reading

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DeKalb County School District wins 2014-2015 digital survey award for cutting-edge technology

PRESS RELEASE >> DEKALB COUNTY, GA (April 2, 2015)— DeKalb County School District was amongst the top ten-ranking winners of the 2014-2015 Digital School Districts Survey Award. The District received 9th place in the Center for Digital Education’s and National … Continue reading

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School Choice Technology FAIL!

In case you are not familiar with the School Choice operations for DeKalb County Schools, there is an enrollment period every year in February, followed by a lottery in March or April.   Parents who wish to apply for a spot … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: “Did you know?”

This is what we are up against. This is what we have to prepare our children for. This is reality – we can’t sit back and rest on our laurels. We can’t have anyone on staff who is not critical … Continue reading

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Moving ahead in the United Arab Emirates

While we squabble over our finite resources and perceived inequities, much of the rest of the world is forging ahead in cutting edge educational technologies. For example, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is keenly interested in how best to use … Continue reading

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