- By Stephen Noonoo
California high school math teacher Crystal Kirch shows teachers how to successfully flip their classrooms in a free webcast on August 14.
A monthly showcase of the latest mobile apps for educators and students. This month's roundup features a selection of apps for creating, editing, and viewing photos and art.
- By Stephen Noonoo
The new technology being infused into today's classrooms doesn't come cheap; nor is it always easy to install, repair, maintain, and upgrade. Physical facilities take time and money to upgrade and replace, and teachers must be trained on how to use any new equipment and applications that are introduced into the classroom. For the 21st Century classroom to operate at an optimal level all three legs of the stool must be addressed--and that costs money.
- By Bridget McCrea
Simple (and hard) ways for students and educators to start developing learning apps, from flowcharts to coding classes.
Through a deal with publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, education software developer Kno, which provides e-textbooks for higher education, is adding interactive K-12 textbooks to its iPad, Android, Windows, and Web platforms.
Many of the 11 winning projects in Microsoft's latest Partners in Learning competition focus on greening, gaming, and collaboration.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
McGraw-Hill Education is purchasing the technology assets of publisher Key Curriculum, a maker of K-12 educational tools, including the Geometer's Sketchpad, Fathom Dynamic Data, and TinkerPlots Exploration.
PolyVision has launched a new iPad app, an interactive classroom package, and updates to several existing products.
NetSupport has released a major update to NetSupport School, the company's classroom monitoring and management suite. Version 11 is the first full-version upgrade in four years and incorporates more than 200 new features and improvements, including support for Google Chrome OS and Windows 8, new assessment features, and a tablet version for Teachers.