SwissTeach has partnered with KeyLemon, a company that makes biometric identification tools, to demo facial recognition on the latter's online learning management system (LMS), Global Teach.
A Wisconsin school district with 9,200 students will be going full steam ahead with its implementation of a personalized learning program.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Three-quarters of schools and districts implementing mobile devices are doing so in specific grades or content areas rather than as part of 1:1 computing initiatives, according to a new survey from Mimio.
ePals has partnered with the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural History to launch the Junior Folklorist Challenge.
Remind101, a free messaging service for teachers, has been updated with the ability to attach assignments, photos, documents and other files to messages.
Casio has debuted a new 3,100-lumen ultra short throw projector for education facilities.
FLRT is designed to help students improve their reading level and speed after using the program for at least 10 hours.
- By Christopher Piehler
McGraw-Hill is making its custom-publishing tool, Create, available to K-12 schools and districts.
There's a hidden gem in Moodle called the Feedback activity. It might not receive a lot of attention, but, once you start experimenting with it, you'll likely find a lot more possibilities for it than you imagined — from simple quiz creation to class discussions designed to keep students engaged in the learning material.
- By Emmett Dulaney, Tim States
Global device shipments will improve 6.9 percent over the previous year to reach 4.8 billion units in 2014, according to a new report from market research form Gartner.