i>clicker is bringing its student response system to Android and iOS devices, as well as traditional laptops and desktops.
Christian Brothers High School in Memphis, TN has wrapped up the first year of its laptop-only learning initiative, which enabled the freshman class to use electronic textbooks instead of paper ones.
To help empower independence in SPED learners, try these top 10 apps.
- By Randall Palmer
Access to technology is not enough to eliminate the digital divide, according to a new study from the University of Southern California. Specialized programs that provide low-income households with access to computers and the Internet must also provide ongoing and progressive training to increase participants' computer skills.
IT leaders describe their top 5 pain points in managing iPads and other tablets--and how they are addressing the challenges.
In our last blog posting we praised Obama for his vision and leadership in establishing the ConnectED program -- and we excoriated him for not providing new funding to ensure the enactment of the ConnectED program. Ooops! Read on and learn how politics works in Washington -- and how Obama plans, in fact, to add new funding to the ConnectED program!
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
Empowering independence in SPED learners: There’s an app for that!
- By Randall Palmer
A North Carolina school district -- the first in the state -- has decided to become a "STEAM" school system. The decision at Elkin City Schools will be applied to preK-12 classes.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Moodle HQ has released minor updates to the open source learning management system Moodle. The latest updates (available for the 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, and 2.5 branches) fix security flaws and bugs and also include minor functionality enhancements.
The dawn of the Common Core Standards has been coupled with the creation of new assessment methods. These sample questions give educators a snapshot of what the upcoming tests will llook like.
- By Kristen Swanson