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December 2, 2017
TIES collaborative faces uncertain future
ST. PAUL — A collaborative that for 50 years has helped outfit many of Minnesota's schools with the latest in technology suddenly faces an uncertain future. The 48 member districts that make up Technology Information and Educational Services, or TIES, will decide in January...
December 2, 2017 - 8:26pm
A modern diary: 'Finsta' accounts serve as an outlet for self-expression
Before the age of technology, diaries provided a much-needed space for teens to explore their feelings and identities. In 2017, social media...
December 2, 2017 - 11:07am
April 15, 2014
Workstations shrink with new technology
FARGO, N.D. — As the way we work changes, so have our work spaces. Largely, they’ve gotten smaller. “We’re seeing a much smaller footprint each year, whether it be in an office setting or a workstation setting,” said Roger Christianson, president and owner of Christianson’s...
April 15, 2014 - 8:44pm
March 24, 2014
Editorial: Invest in high-speed broadband access
According to a report from the Governor’s Task Force on Broadband, nearly 30 percent of Minnesotans — and more than half of folks living in Greater Minnesota — lack affordable broadband access. In Nobles County, according to data distributed by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota...
March 24, 2014 - 5:03pm
March 21, 2014
Column: Technology conference is April 12 at middle school
By BARRY FISCHER, District 518 WORTHINGTON — On April 12, students from across the Worthington school district will host a student-led technology conference at the middle school from 9 a.m. until noon. The purpose of the conference is to provide an opportunity for students to...
March 21, 2014 - 9:45pm
February 28, 2014
Column: Lessons in digital citizenship
By BARRY FISCHER, District 518 WORTHINGTON — Digital Citizenship is a hot topic in both the educational and the private sectors. Digital Citizenship in its simplest terms is how to use technology responsibly.
February 28, 2014 - 9:42pm
February 19, 2014
Sanford aims for efficiency with Intelligent InSites technology
MOORHEAD — The new $17 million Sanford Health Clinic that will open soon in Moorhead is equipped with technology from Intelligent InSites aimed at improving efficiency and patient experience. The new clinic, three times the size of the current clinic in Moorhead, will open March...
February 19, 2014 - 9:28pm
February 3, 2014
Technology comes to Water & Light as board receives iPads
WORTHINGTON — Scott Hain turned his chair to show the Water and Light Commission the screen of his iPad. During Monday afternoon’s meeting, the Worthington Public Utilities General Manager helped the commissioners with their devices, which were handed out Monday. The commission...
February 3, 2014 - 9:52pm
January 28, 2014
St. Mary's students receive iPad minis
WORTHINGTON — Students at St. Mary's school in Worthington may have kicked off Catholic Schools Week by wearing their favorite sports...
January 28, 2014 - 10:37pm
January 16, 2014
Infinite campus now available via mobile apps
By BARRY FISCHER, District 518 WORTHINGTON — For more than a dozen years, the Worthington School District has used Infinite Campus as the district’s student information system. Student information systems are used for student attendance and gradebook. Over the years, parents...
January 16, 2014 - 1:16pm
November 29, 2013
Column: iPads revolutionizing learning in District 518
By SCOTT BURNS, District 518 WORTHINGTON — In 2013, after a year of intensive study, District 518 purchased iPads for students at Worthington Middle School and iPad Minis for students at Prairie Elementary. But this is not about the device. It’s about the learning students...
November 29, 2013 - 9:27pm
November 8, 2013
Column: Technology a critical part of learning in the 21st century
By BARRY FISCHER, District 518 WORTHINGTON — What is 21st century learning? This question is being asked by schools, and few are coming up with concrete answers. How can we know what 21st century learning looks like when the world is changing so quickly? What is certain...
November 8, 2013 - 7:49pm
October 30, 2013
Counties see benefits of e-records
LUVERNE — The Rock County Land Records Office will host an open house Wednesday to showcase its new electronic recording program. It is the fifth county in District 7 to offer electronic acceptance of files for mortgages, satisfactions, deeds and other documents previously required...
October 30, 2013 - 11:40pm
September 3, 2013
Column: iPads marking new way of teaching District 518 students
This week was an exciting week at Worthington Middle School with the roll-out of iPads to seventh- and eighth-graders. Next week, fifth- and sixth-grade students will also be issued iPads.
September 3, 2013 - 10:00am
June 26, 2013
As others see it: Online privacy is gone
Much has been made in recent weeks -- and rightly so -- about the government's monitoring of phone calls and Internet connections. Largely lost in the discussion of such data mining is this reality: The government's activities pale in comparison to those of the tech giants who provide...
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am