Scott Merrick is the v-Learning Specialist at Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (TN). Here, he recounts how the district built a virtual school, how he keeps students engaged and how he plans to expand the school's offerings.
The State Educational Technology Directors Association has released a new policy brief addressing the accessibility of digital instructional resources.
Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of its top apps that help teach concepts including relaxation, yoga and healthy eating.
- By Graphite by Common Sense Media
Instructure has updated its Canvas learning management system in an effort to add "digital efficiency" and real-time analytics to in-person instruction.
The new app allows students on phones and tablets running Android 2.3 and higher to use the technology-based reading program.
- By Christopher Piehler
Elmo USA, a developer of imaging products for schools, has unveiled its new point-to-multipoint content delivery system, Elmo P2MP, at the InfoComm 2014 show taking place in Las Vegas, NV from June 18 to 21.
Lynell Burmark, education consultant and speaker, explains how video editing software on mobile devices can bring learning to life for students.
- By Lynell Burmark
Online instruction must become as nuanced as the institutions and high schools delivering it if it is to grow as a force in education, according to a new survey by the Boston Consulting Group.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Epson is rolling out a host of expansions and new releases to its various lines of projectors, including the addition of three new models to its PowerLite series and the introduction of its BrightLink Pro ultra-short throw interactive projectors.
- By Stephen Noonoo
In classrooms in the United States the responsibility for making technology work is placed squarely on the classroom teacher's back. Quite a load to carry by one's self! But in this week's blog post we describe a collaboration strategy — Twitter chats — that some educators are using to help each other in figuring out effective and productive ways to use technology in their classrooms. Maybe you and your colleagues should organize a Twitter chat!
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway