Topics will include how to get funding for classroom technology, the science behind technology’s positive effects on learning, practical tips for improving engagement and collaboration, and facilitating real-time assessment.
- By Christopher Piehler
NEC Display Solutions of America has introduced two new short-throw projectors designed to allow more collaboration among users.
Darby High School in Darby, MT, has begun the new school year with a new digital music lab designed to teach students, beginning in the eighth grade, to be music producers.
The International Association for K-12 Online Learning will host a free Teacher Talk Webinar next month designed to examine the use of Google Apps for Education in personalized learning.
The vast majority of parents welcome adaptive digital learning as part of their children's classroom learning experience, according to a survey from McGraw-Hill Education.
Cumberland County Schools is expanding its "Global Communications Network," an initiative that allows students to virtually enroll in Advanced Placement, honors and credit recovery courses.
CCSS and NGSS are driving curricula and pedagogical change. Coding those new curricular materials, imbued with the best research, in HTML5 will enable those materials to run on virtually every BYOD computing device in the classroom. You read that right: every computing device!
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
The State Educational Technology Directors Association has published a series of three case studies and other resources designed to support open educational resource initiatives at the state, district and school level.
The service, which is officially in beta, has invited teachers, parents and students to set up accounts. Any of those users may add learning content — instructional text, video lessons, quizzes and assessments — and make it available to everybody else.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
TES Global is expanding its online marketplace, tes.com, for teachers to share and sell resources they've created.