T H E Journal (Technological Horizons In Education)

T.H.E. Journal is an application of technology journal for educators and administrators in higher education, K-12 and industry training. Founded in 1973, it is published 11 months per year by T.H.E. Journal.T.H.E. Journal subjects include education, management and administration. The editor-in-chief is Katherine Grayson. The managing editor is Olivia LaBarre.

Articles from Vol. 32, No. 1, August

Credit-Recovery Program Helps At-Risk Students Meet Promotional Requirements
Castle Park Middle School, located in Chula Vista, Calif., just south of San Diego and a few miles north of the Mexican border, has 1,550 students in grades seven and eight. The school is located in a predominately working-class neighborhood, and 83%...
Database System Helps Keep Everyone Informed in Rural Vermont School District
Tracking the progress of individual students and finding ways to improve their educational experience are constant challenges for all schools. But in rural Vermont, the distance between schools can compound the problem of quick and effective communications....
Editorial
An analysis of threats can be overwhelming. Looking at the sources of threats from inside the institution versus outside the institution can assist in getting a grip on the problems, while also providing at least some sense of control. Sources of threats...
InterWrite SchoolPads Take Technology to a New Level
Children grow up with calculators, computers, handheld devices and electronic whiteboards. Now, GTCO CalComp has taken technology to a new level with the introduction of the InterWrite SchoolPad. This wireless pad gives teachers the ability to use...
Minimizing Security Vulnerabilities in High-Tech Classrooms
EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES ARE quickly becoming part of our daily learning and teaching endeavors in academia. Since we have ubiquitous access to certain high-tech tools and must learn how to integrate these tools in educational settings, it has become...
Monitoring Technology Misuse & Abuse: A Five-Step Plan for Creating a Digital Citizenship Program in Your School
OVER THE LAST TWO YEARS, IT has become evident that a behavior pattern of misuse and abuse with respect to technology is beginning to emerge in our society. This outbreak of technology misuse and abuse is documented in continual news coverage on TV,...
Policymakers and 21st Century Skills
What should education look like in the 21st century? There is a basic consensus about the knowledge and skills that are essential in the world today, but there must be a greater emphasis on developing an educational model that equips students with...
Securing High-Tech Classrooms
Editor's note: Politics, beyond funding, normally is not a major topic for T.H.E. Journal. But increasingly, politics is affecting technology and education. A case in point is the politics of security as exemplified by the Supreme Court decision of...
Surveillance 101: Leveraging Network Video to Enhance School Security, Student Learning and Teacher Standards
DESPITE LESSONS LEARNED FROM the Columbine High School tragedy, we continue to see incidents of school violence escalate. According to the National School Safety and Security Services, the 2003-04 school year saw 44 school-related violent deaths, plus...
Unmasking Spyware
IT USED TO BE THAT INTERNET THREATS were aimed at disabling their targets. The most common payload of yesterday's viruses, worms and other malicious code either caused system instability or, perhaps, deleted certain files. In many cases, these threats...
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