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. 35, No. 4, April

ELL Spoken Here: Online Resources and Educator Networks Are Providing Teachers of English Language Learners with a Support System They Don't Often Get within Their Own School Districts
OF THE COUNTLESS TEACHERS of English language learners to whom Catherine Collier has provided counsel and support, there is one, she says, whose story resonates the most. Collier recalls a talk she had with an ELL classroom aide who approached her...
Extracurricular: For Technologists Who Do Their Homework
The purchase of a mobile student-computing device requires districts to consider several factors, from warranty options to battery life. HIGHLIGHTS * HALF OF RESPONDENTS SAY TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP IS THEIR MOST IMPORTANT CONSIDERATION * IDEAL...
Got Moodle? the Free, Open Source Program Enjoys Great Appeal among K-12 Teachers, as It Allows Them to Get the Upper Hand on Course Management and Assessment
UNTIL RECENTLY, teachers in Bainbridge Island School District on the island of Puget Sound, a mere half-hour ferry ride from Seattle, were handling classroom management tasks the old-fashioned way. Taking attendance, grading, delivering and receiving...
How Would You like Your Content? Textbooks? Digital? Web-Based? Perhaps a Bit of Each? the Congress on the Future of Content Brings Publishers and Educators Together in Hopes of Settling the Issue
"WE ARE TRYING to build 21st-century learning environments based on 20th-century processes and tools," said Micha Villarreal, director of instructional technology for Ysleta Independent School District (TX), capturing the sentiments of many who met...
Let Them Act Out: Having to Constantly Drill for Tests, Students Are Being Kept from Performing in Ways That Would Reveal the Best They Have to Offer
"I KNOW WHAT IS WRONG with our education system!" I cried out to my cat Taco, who was seated on my lap, and to the mountains outside my window, which, usually enshrouded in clouds, were making a surprise March appearance. Taco was unimpressed; she...
Lights ... Camera ... PD! as the Online Delivery of Technology Training Expands, Weekly Live Web Shows Are Being Used to Demonstrate to Teachers How to Apply the Latest Tools
IS IT POSSIBLE THAT face-to-face technology training for teachers is going the way of the mimeograph machine? Not so fast. The classroom environment will probably never grow obsolete, but online forms of professional development are making inroads....
Meet the Parents: Notification Tools Can Do More Than Alert the School Community to an Emergency. New Systems Are Cultivating Parental Involvement by Sending Home Daily Reports on Students' Behavior, Attendance, and Performance
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] AS THE SINGLE PARENT of a student at South El Monte High School, just east of Los Angeles, Marilyn Nihipali is all too familiar with short and cryptic exchanges with her daughter on the subject of academics. The nightly...
On the Road to DDDM: Implementing a Data-Driven Decision-Making Initiative Is a Painstaking, Six-Stage Process. Two Districts Are Halfway Home
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] TWO SCHOOL DISTRICTS--Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and Plano Independent School District in Texas--have undertaken ambitious initiatives in recent years to introduce data-driven decision-making into their operations. Although...
SIIA Lays out a Vision for Change: With Defined Goals and Benchmarks, the Association's New Initiative Urges Increasing Technology Use in K-20 Classrooms
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] TO ENSURE THAT all students have access to a learning environment that will prepare them to compete globally and enjoy innovative careers, the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA: www.siia.net) has launched...
The X Man Cometh: What Might Have Been? A Career as a Math Teacher, Perhaps
SHORTLY AFTER OUR EDITORIAL DIRECTOR, Geoff Fletcher, wondered in his column last month what profession he might have entered had he not gone into education, I myself was given some possible occupational alternatives by a group of first-graders when...
Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.