The Vision K-20 survey consists of questions related to 21st century learning, differentiated instruction, mobile/online access, assessment tools, enterprise support, and demographics. It's meant to be used as a benchmarking tool for individual institutions while also compiling aggregate data for a national report to be released at a later date.
Entrepreneurs looking to launch an edtech startup may apply to participate in Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, a program designed to foster startups focused on education technology. The deadline for applications is May 5.
Mobento has launched a new media player and mobile apps for its curated library of educational videos.
Ergotron is showing off several recent additions to its education-focused device management, mounting and mobility lineup at the FETC 2014 conference taking place this week in Orlando, FL.
Top executives from 50 diverse companies came together today to urge the FCC to modernize the E-rate program to help bring broadband to schools in the United States.
Epson has launched seven new projectors for education, including three LCD-based interactive projectors (one of which supports pen-free interactivity) and four ultra-short-throw models.
Districts are finding a variety of ways to gather materials that meet the needs of the 21st century classroom and align with Common Core standards.
- By Bridget McCrea
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