Posts Tagged ‘education’
Government, Society - Written Friday, March 5, 2010 by Steve Guengerich - 3 Comments
It’s been a fascinating week. I’ve been in Washington DC since Saturday, primarily attending the annual conference and international symposium held by the Consortium for School Networking, which goes by the acronym CoSN. CoSN is the primary professional membership organization for chief technology and chief information officers (CTOs and CIOs, sometimes the same person) of K-12 school districts.
nGenera is a major, national sponsor of CoSN. If you have followed the work of Don and frequent collaborator Anthony Williams, you recognize this as consistent with their coverage of education as a key topic of their writing and nGenera’s research. And while I agree with Don and Anthony, that the tools and (in many cases) the conditions are in place for dramatic improvement to take place in the public education system for many a country, my personal opinion for the U.S. is gloomier, in that I think we are in for a decade of frustration. Continue…
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- Innovating the 21st-century university
- SchoolTube: Kids explain their passion to technology
- A teacher’s view on the education crisis
- Will universities stay relevant?
- Will California’s Move to Abolish Textbooks Improve Schools?
- Creating the eight year old brand evangelist
- The TED Open Translation Project
- Is grad school a waste of time (and money)?