Tag Archives: ConnectED

President Obama Announces ConnectALL Initiative

Delivering on the Promise of Broadband & Access to Technology for All Americans  https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/03/09/fact-sheet-president-obama-announces-connectall-initiative Connectivity is a path to greater opportunity. In today’s world, broadband and fluency with technology fuel economic growth, provide access to the world’s knowledge, promote skill … Continue reading

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Richard Culatta Resigning as Ed-Tech Director at U.S. Department of Education

Richard Culatta, who directed the U.S. Department of Education’s office of educational technology during a time of rapid, if uneven, digital adoption in the nation’s schools, announced that he will resign from his post this month. The department said that Culatta … Continue reading

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4 Lessons from K-12 Ed Tech Failures of 2014

School districts are learning the hard way what it takes to teach students in the Digital Age. But these lessons provide valuable insight for school administrators as they plan for 2015 and beyond. Let’s take a look at four lessons … Continue reading

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Take Advantage of the White House ConnectED Free Resources

ConnectED is transforming teaching and learning for all students powered by technology. The FCC has already made a $2-billion down payment to improve WiFi in schools and will help to connect 99% of our students to high speed broadband. Campanies … Continue reading

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LessonPlanet Features an Interview with Doug Levin about Trends in EdTech

Watch a short video as State Educational Technology Director, Doug Levin, talks about the importance of the ConnectED initiative as well as recent trends in Educational Technology. Dog also talks about digital and open textbooks in the video below. Visit http://www.SETDA.orgContinue reading

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Future Ready Pledge Announcement from USDOE Office of Educational Technology

At the request of the Office of Educational Technology, US Department of Education, I wanted to share the following information with you.  This message is targeted to local school superintendents.  Please pass it along as appropriate, and consider taking the … Continue reading

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Ask your Superintendent to sign the #FutureReady Pledge?

The U.S. Department of Education just released the Future Ready District Pledge, a roadmap to help districts achieve success in the transition to personalized digital learning. The pledge establishes a framework for achieving the goals laid out in President Obama’s … Continue reading

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