Technology & Learning, September 2001
Here are five trends to watch, as schools move ahead with the technology they have installed to this point:
1. Open-source software movement gains momentum. Schools are increasingly interested in obtaining open-source software for administrative and classroom uses, especially word processing and spreadsheets. Linux is leading the way as a free alternative to Microsoft and Apple operating-system software that must be licensed at costs that often are prohibitive for school districts.
2. Web now covered...