LAUSD hunting down the last 500 missing computer devices
When 50,000 iPads, laptops and Chromebooks went out to LA Unified students last year, about 1,500 were unaccounted for. So far this year about 1,000 were recovered and district computer techs now say they expect to recover the remaining 500 devices by sometime next week. “We’ve been like Sherlock Holmes,” said Bill Wherritt, a Facilities Division...
By Mike Szymanski | September 25, 2015
LA Unified selects 8 schools as models for technology expansion
LA Unified administrators have named eight schools using technology in ways that could be replicated throughout the district for how teachers and administrators have blended the use of computers, iPads and Internet-learning with their school curriculum. The approach these schools are taking could become the basis for a district-wide technology policy that would replace...
By Mike Szymanski | September 8, 2015