Mobile learning, online communities take the spotlight

CoSN's new initiatives will address mobile learning and online communities.

During its annual conference in New Orleans March 15, the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) launched two new initiatives: one to help school leaders understand how to lead mobile learning initiatives successfully in their districts, and the other to help them extend the reach of technology access for all students.

CoSN’s Leadership for Mobile Learning (LML) program aims to help school district leaders overcome barriers to mobile learning and develop, implement, and manage policies to effectively use mobile devices to improve teaching and learning, said Keith Krueger, the group’s CEO.

The initiative intends to provide thought leadership to school district leaders on how to leverage these tools to make a meaningful, positive impact on education at the K-12 level.…Read More

Technology access law helps those with special education needs

 

A new bill will make technology access easier for those with disabilities.
A new law will make technology access easier for Americans with disabilities.

 

Americans with disabilities and those with related special education needs will be able to use smart phones, the internet, and other technologies that are staples of life and work more easily under a technology access bill signed into law Oct. 8.…Read More