The new version of the collaborative learning software features a new Text Pen, math software powered by GeoGebra and other tools for teachers and students.
- By Christopher Piehler
The University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education has unveiled plans to launch its first online doctorate degree.
3D printer manufacturer Solidoodle has released two packages designed for the education market. The packages have been launched under the umbrella program Solidoodle U.
The University of Washington's Center for Game Science has been testing an adaptive game-based platform that is showing promise in promoting mastery of algebra concepts among students in grades K-12.
LMS provider Instructure has launched EduAppCenter.com, an open resource Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) catalog that lets users incorporate more than 130 education apps into their own LMS or education environment.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Booneville School District in Mississippi has implemented Chromebooks and iPad Minis for all 1,300 K-12 students and 90 teachers, along with new wireless infrastructure to support the devices.
Despite the growth of mobile learning, desktops still have a place in the 21st century classroom.
Online testing in Florida schools being delivered by Pearson Education hiccupped on Tuesday, April 22, at 26 districts in the state and had to be delayed for a day while server problems were sorted out.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The Newmark School, a private, not-for-profit school for children with autism spectrum disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, attention issues and other developmental disabilities, has redesigned its classrooms to encourage active and collaborative learning.
A new survey of K-12 teachers found that 88 percent of respondents said they and their students use technology in class but only 24 percent said they believe it has a strong positive effect on student achievement and a mere 13 percent said it has a strong positive effect on standardized test scores.