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Planning and implementation considerations for BYOD and 1:1 technology models

Planning and implementation considerations for BYOD and 1:1 technology models posted on Apr 11

Given the potential of technology to enhance learning and teaching, many districts in Massachusetts are working towards ensuring that every student has access to a mobile device, such as a laptop, tablet, or netbook. Districts generally have two options: (1) a one to one model   …Continue Reading Planning and implementation considerations for BYOD and 1:1 technology models

Rethinking ed tech by reinventing state-local partnerships posted on Mar 11

Started in 2014, the Digital Connections Partnership Schools (DCPS) grant program is a competitive, matching state grant program to bridge the digital divide that exists in some public schools across Massachusetts and strengthen twenty-first century teaching and learning. This article highlights the theme of partnership,   …Continue Reading Rethinking ed tech by reinventing state-local partnerships

Compare bandwidth options for your school district

Compare bandwidth options for your school district posted on Feb 16

To help you get the most bandwidth for your broadband budget, we’d like to share Compare & Connect K-12, an online resource that makes school broadband speeds and pricing more transparent, developed by the nonprofit EducationSuperHighway. With this new tool, school district leaders can easily   …Continue Reading Compare bandwidth options for your school district