Education Technology

TLN Member Benefits

Benefits of participation in NSBA’s Technology Learning Network include expert help with education technology advocacy, recent research, professional development, and discounts on NSBA events and selected publications.

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NSBA’s Technology Learning Network’s (TLN) recognition programs celebrate and reward innovation by school boards, school districts, educators, and K-12 enterprise marketers.

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NSBA’s Technology Learning Network’s (TLN) “20 to Watch” program identifies emerging education technology leaders who have the potential to impact the field for the next 20 years.

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Integrating social media into the classroom

Has social media improved child literacy?

Yesterday Mashable raised the question how has social media changed us? Over the past several years, we’ve seen social media evolve from web 2.0 technologies. We’ve witnessed the rise and fall of social networks, the creation of a new industry, and the political, cultural, and social impact of this new form of media. But has it changed us?

The first trend Mashable mentions is child literacy: 

Limiting internet access at school, a service or disservice?

Senior, Jon-Michael Poff, of Batesville High School, in Batesville,Arkansas, believes that severely limiting Internet access in schools is a disservice.  He believes this so strongly that he wrote this article in Dec 2008/Jan 2009 edition of Edutopia. 

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