technology

I have an analogy for you: Technology is like a paper towel – it does its job very well but is only useful for a short amount of time. It serves its purpose almost too quickly, making the only next logical step being to grab a new one; that cycle is never-ending. The only difference […]

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New document, once approved, will govern use by both students and staff   by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River Area School District has crafted a draft policy to govern the responsible use of the School District’s technology, its network and devices students and staff bring from home. The Network Responsible Use and Safety for […]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Troy Anderson spent six years as an elementary school teacher before shifting his focus as an educator to technology. It was the third- and fourth-grade students who inspired him to make the transition. When he got his start in education, the World Wide Web was new on the educational scene. He […]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Before 1,736 students showed up at Elk River High School for their first day of school, Elk River High School’s 95 teachers were in class with their colleagues. It wasn’t a mass lecture in the Zabee Theater that many have come to witness. They were with small groups — some as […]

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