Remind has updated its free eponymous communication app to allow teachers to connect it with their mobile address book and students and parents to store all their messages in one location.
The digital literacy platform will be releasing exclusive access to author and literacy advocate James Patterson's latest book to encourage student reading over the summer.
Pearson and coding startup Programmr are teaming up to put a new series of step-by-step programming lessons on Pearson’s cloud learning platform.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Edgenuity has launched 10 new online and blended classes for the 2014-2015 school year.
The collaboration app Drawp for School has arrived for Android. Previously, it had only been accessible via iPad.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Districts are using the tablets to deliver iOS-based professional development to instructors and administrators.
- By Bridget McCrea
Compass Learning and Renaissance Learning will integrate the latter's STAR reading and math data with the former's suite of products in an effort to make personalizing learning easier.
The updated EasyTech for Next-Generation Assessments solution will give pre-tests to check for technology skills that students need to take the PARCC, Smarter Balanced and ACT Aspire assessments, and will then prescribe EasyTech lessons based on individual students’ results.
- By Christopher Piehler
TPACK shaped the design of instructional activities and student learning projects at Alexandria Country Day School (VA) as they piloted iPad integration in their fifth grade. A group of teachers, learning specialists and administrators came together to design a curriculum that would integrate an “Information and Communications Literacies” approach to support an inquiry- and project-based curriculum.
- By David Carpenter, Margaret Carpenter, Mark Hofer
Millennial parents aren't necessarily happy with the track schools are following in teaching technology to their kids — and among students, girls are less satisfied than boys. That's what the Center for the Digital Future found out when it drilled down into on-going survey work.
- By Dian Schaffhauser