September Area EdTech Headlines

September saw several area school districts winning big money to support learning through the use of technology. Below is a quick run down of all the edtech items in area schools for the month of September. Know of an article we missed on your school? Let us know!

Technology lures Lebanon students to music – “We’re one of the largest music tech programs in the country with close to 300 students per year and most of my students have never been involved in other branches of music,” says music teacher and program founder William Kuhn. http://bit.ly/oxImEM

Student-centered learning in Kenton Co. schools – The Kenton County School District has received an additional $600,000 to continue literacy and math initiatives on student-centered learning. http://bit.ly/oiZKwr

Kids may have to go online to graduate in Indiana – Superintendent of Public Instruction wants all Hoosier students to take one course online before graduating from high school. http://bit.ly/mV2V76

North College Hill is grand prize winner of tech funds from P&G in National Contest. http://on.fb.me/reeFgH

Piner Elementary wins the technology upgrade from CDW-G. http://bit.ly/ph3ANA

The University of Cincinnati has started a campus-wide study of technology in its classrooms – Leaders say it’s not about finding the latest toys, such as open-source cloud computing, but on the capabilities UC will need as it tries to upgrade its academics. http://bit.ly/oCOo9N