Geotagging: Tracking Your Every Move

(By Chris Potter, School Resource Officer, Fargo South High School) Katie is a technology junkie who has a new BlackBerry, the trendy multi-tool of electronic gadgets so many of her classmates have.  Now connected around the clock to her friends, Katie delights in posting pictures, videos and updates to her Facebook page wherever she goes…
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A New Tool For Transport

The District has an additional capability in managing its bus routes this year, thanks to the investment by its transportation contractor, Valley Bus Company.  Over the summer, Valley Bus installed Global Positioning System (GPS) transmitters in its bus fleet, an infusion of technology that will help the company and the Fargo Public Schools better manage the…
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Are We Teaching To The Test?

(By Dr. Robert Grosz, Assistant Superintendent, Teaching & Learning) On a recent Thursday night, I had the opportunity to watch the documentary film, Race to Nowhere, at the historic Fargo Theater.  According to the documentary’s web site, director Vicki Abeles turns the personal political, igniting a national conversation in her new documentary about the pressures faced…
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