To my ear, there’s something about the year 2020 that sounds innately futuristic. The date itself conjures up 50’s era sci-fi notions of rocket-powered travel and silver-suited robot butlers. We’re not yet playing 3D Gaga ball on the moon, but technological wonder is in every corner of our lives and schools. As we race into […]
Category: Educational Technology
On New Years Day, the New Horizons spacecraft completed a historic close encounter with Ultima Thule, a small minor planet a billion miles beyond the orbit of Pluto. The spacecraft left Earth in January 2006, the same year our current high school seniors started kindergarten! Back then, we could rent a movie from Blockbuster, but […]
We look forward to another successful start to the new academic year. Here’s a snapshot of the Technology Team’s summer non-vacation!
With the clock ticking toward 2018, it’s once again time to reflect on another year of technology projects and programs at Penn Manor School District. Here are highlights from an incredible 12 months: The tech department undoubtedly transformed this year. A cascade of staff departures, reassignments, and promotions spurred the most substantial team reorganization in […]
Free and open source software is the catalyst for Penn Manor School District’s award-winning student learning programs. For one, they save the school district more than a million dollars on its technology budget. Besides fiscal savings are the open leadership principles that foster innovation among teachers and students, help to better engage the community, and create a more vibrant […]