This year's FETC's technology smackdown offered plenty of free and cheap gadgets and services that imaginative teachers will have fun with in the classroom.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Florida Virtual School (FLVS) and GromSocial.com have partnered for a new social networking experience designed specifically for children ages 6 through 14 years.
Epson has launched a new family of high-light-output projectors, the PowerLite Pro G-series. The new models, which debuted at the FETC 2013 conference taking place in Orlando, FL this week, offer brightness ratings up up to 7,000 lumens on a single lamp.
New tutorial series aims to help middle school students bolster math skills.
The Partnership for 21st Century Skills has named two new leaders. Former West Virginia State Superintendent of Schools Steven Paine is the organization's new president; P21 Interim Executive Director Helen Soule is now the group's executive director.
Ted Hasselbring sees a fundamental problem with the way we teach math, not just to special needs students, but to all students.
- By Jennifer Demski
Richard O’Malley, the superintendent of the Edison (NJ) Township Public Schools, recounts how Edison became the first district in the country to use Promethean ActivTables for middle-school classrooms, and how the new technology has helped his students.
"Try it! You might like it!" is not a sufficient reason for initiating flipped instruction. What are the questions educators should be asking in order to ensure the best outcomes for students?
- By Patricia Deubel
eInstruction has released a new version of Insight 360, integrating the platform with a range of mobile technologies intended to give classroom teachers more immediate access to formative and summative assessments.
Futurist David Thornburg argues that "disruptive technology" is reshaping how students learn. But how can schools prepare for what they can't predict?
- By Stephen Noonoo