Cloud Computing Quiz

Is your head in the clouds, are you still on the ground or are you somewhere in between?

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NYSSBA Sample Policies

Carefully researched, well-written and well-organized policies are essential for all school districts.

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Clouds come in many shapes and sizes. So does cloud computing. Here are some common terms and examples.

Google and Microsoft Go to School

The computing giants compete to provide powerful online applications to school districts-for free.

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Field Trip Budget Slashed? Go Virtual

More than 30 percent of schools already use videoconferencing. Learn how this tool can make your virtual field trip a success this year. (Scholastic Administrator magazine)

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Web 2.0: Beyond Google

Your students could be creating and publishing their own work on the Web (not just looking up facts)!

For the full story www2.scholastic.com

Is Cloud Computing a Credible Solution for Education?

Can cloud computing live up to its hype, or is it just another empty promise designed to create demand and liberate more funds from already strapped IT budgets?

For the full story www.campustechnology.com


$200 Textbook vs. Free. You Do the Math. (NY Times)

"We are spending $8 billion to $15 billion per year on textbooks" in the United States, Mr. McNealy says. "It seems to me we could put that all online for free."

For the full story www.nytimes.com

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Cloud computing might help save your district money. Our special report examines the realities of this new technology.

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