TabPilot has launched a new series of tablets designed for classroom presentations. The new Breea Freedom HD tablet, which is being shown at this week's FETC conference, taking place in Orlando, FL, is designed to broadcast tablet content onto projectors and comes with classroom management software pre-loaded.
New online curriculum from Adapt Courseware seeks to hone students' critical thinking, reading comprehension and essay writing skills.
While good news about how technology is positively impact student achievement in U.S. K-12 schools is in short supply, the fact is this: It is not a mystery how a school can use desktops, laptops and, yes, even iPads to increase student achievement. Check out our blog; we spill the beans on how Nan Chiau Primary School in Singapore is using smartphones and 1:1 to support increases in achievement -- especially in students' development of 21st century skills!
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
At FETC today, Splashtop announced Splashtop Classroom, a new app that allows teachers to stream content and applications to students' computers, iPads and Chromebooks.
Houston Independent School District has begun handing out 18,000 laptops in the first phase of a high school 1-to-1 program.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
According to reporting in the Miami Herald, the sizable Miami-Dade County Public Schools will begin rolling out computing devices as part of a 1-to-1 program, beginning in February.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Adtran, a provider of networking and communications equipment, has released the NetVanta 1235P Ethernet Switch with ActivReach, designed specifically for voice applications.
FETC is partnering with Learning Games Network and BrainPop to offer a free day of professional development to help educators from across the country innovate through the use of games.
- By Christopher Piehler
How many times have you lost a great idea for a lesson plan simply because you weren't able to jot it down right away? Capturing ideas as the develop can be inconvenient, but here are five easy steps for recording your "brain detours" using a tool that's already close at hand.
- By Ellen Zimmerman
Is there a corporate agenda in the United States Department of Education? According to Education Secretary Arne Duncan, no.