Three educators explain how the slide-sharing app Nearpod--which lets teachers create and share presentations on students' iPads--is changing the face of lesson delivery at their schools.
Lightspeed Systems is adding a Parent Portal component to its LMS, My Big Campus, that will allow parents, students, and teachers to communicate and share information online.
Extron Electronics has released a new AV communication suite for school campuses that combines multiple tools into a single software package.
Students at southern California's iPoly High last week moved out of the portable classrooms that have housed the school since 1991 into a brand-new two story, 21-classroom, green-friendly facility outfitted with the latest innovations in education technology.
A new app from AV company Ken-A-Vision will let classrooms share live-feed images from document cameras and microscopes to iPad and Android tablets.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Students in a grade six math class at Geeter Middle School in Memphis are participating in a pilot program of the Samsung Smart School Solution, an integrated 1:1 learning platform that enables teachers to lead interactive lessons through Samsung tablets.
Bill Nye "The Science Guy" is fired up about flipped classrooms—and has a new program to get students and teachers to get fired up as well.
Splashtop has added a Kindle Fire app that allows teachers to access their computer desktops remotely and use it as an interactive whiteboard.
Epson has unveiled an upcoming addition to its classroom document camera lineup, the Epson DC-20. The new model includes a 12x optical zoom coupled with a 10x digital zoom, along with HDMI connectivity.
Shared Learning Collaborative (SLC), an organization working to build infrastructure that will make it easier for teachers to use data in the classroom to personalize instruction, is offering hefty rewards to the open source developers who can build a couple of the applications it needs.
- By Dian Schaffhauser