2014

Top Federal Grants to Help K-12 Schools Fund Technology Costs

Today, lots of schools are looking for ways to develop new technology-based programs or incorporate tehcnology in new and different ways in curricula, teacher training progams and other areas. And that’s great news. As the world becomes more and more tech-dependent, having students who understand how to navigate that environment is critical to their future …

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4 Ways To Find The Technology Funding Your K-12 School Needs

Across the country, schools are adopting new plans and programs to help address the need for greater access to technology throughout their districts. Since so many districts are grappling with state and federal funding shortfalls, schools have begun looking elsewhere to get the funding they need to put their technology initiatives in place.

The 5 Components Of Implementing A New Technology Curriculum in K-12 Schools

Technology literacy is a relatively new initiative in 21st century schools. Ironically, many students tend to have more knowledge about various forms of technology than do their teachers. This is because so many students typically enjoy their digital gadgets and use them frequently for socializing, so they are well-versed in how to use technology. Teachers …

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8 Reasons K-12 Schools Should Use Mobile Technology in Their Curriculum

The face of education has changed drastically in the 21st century, particularly as education embraces the age of technology and incorporates elements of technology within K-12 schools. This is necessary to equip and prepare students with the technological literacy they will need in college and beyond, throughout life, as global citizens. Among the newest form of …

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Can A Chromebook “1-to-1” Model Be Half the Cost of Other Models?

Over the past two school years, use of Chromebooks at BEYOND Technology Education (BTE) client schools across the U.S. has increased by 20%. The cost is often times half of traditional mobile solutions. These schools are transforming from single computer labs to mobile environments with technology-rich curriculum. Saint Joachim Catholic School in Costa Mesa, Calif. …

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The Top 6 Mobile Devices For A K-12 School

The acronym BYOD, which stands for Bring Your Own Device, has become a recognized term andstrategy for technology use and integration in 21st century schools. However, administrators and principals should first assess the technological skills and knowledge of their teachers. Secondly, they should carefully consider the purposes of upgrading and integrating technology.