New updates to Credo’s research tool, Online Reference Service, are making it easier for smartphone and tablet users to search for materials. Accessibility features and language support is also being added.
- By Stephen Noonoo
myON is adding new tools, like highlighting and note taking, to its library of digital books to support close reading skills.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Miami-Dade County Public Schools has completed phase two of its 1-to-1 computing initiative, providing every student in elementary, seventh and ninth grades with Microsoft Windows 8 devices.
Palo Alto Unified School District has recently gone public with its deployment of an online programming curriculum.
Net Texts has launched a Chrome extension that allows teachers to download courses and units created from open educational resources.
Gale has added 10 new resources, comprising millions of pages, to its digital collections program for academic libraries.
Sharing an iPad or iPhone screen just got easier, thanks to the new Mirroring360 software from Splashtop.
The Consortium for School Networking and the New Media Consortium have released the latest findings of the MNC Horizon Project, an ongoing research initiative "designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on teaching, learning, and creative inquiry in education" according to information released by the organizations.
The Common Core State Standards is taking a bashing. There was such positive momentum at the outset and now? While there are, of course, legitimate concerns about a range of implementation issues, what we see is a small, but very vocal and very –well organized, politically, leading the charge against CCSS. It’s time for the silent majority to stop being so silent!
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
Odysseyware is releasing a series of new learning resources and courses, including Common Core curricula, several virtual labs, test prep tools and a library of blended learning videos.