Originally posted on edtechdigest.com:
The ever spiraling madness of funding, financing and technology
CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis
The times they are a changin’. It used to be, the only thing you had to worry about budgeting for in education besides the usual cost in personnel, infrastructure and maintenance — was textbooks. I know, I have simplified this list — but let me digress. Today there is an ever growing need for schools to go digital, but how to do so and to fund it properly is a growing problem that is quickly spiraling out of control. Let me explain.