Texas Instruments has released two new apps for iPad that bring the functionality of its TI-Nspire graphing calculators to iOS.
The superintendent of a school district in New Jersey offers some tips for how district sites can be a source of critical information before, during, and after a natural disaster.
- By Richard R. Labbe
Thoughtfully designed learning environments can help students work together more effectively.
- By Peter C. Lippman
Trivantis has released a new version of its e-learning software, which includes a new interface, wizards, and tools.
The Learning Resource Metadata Initiative has a complicated name but a simple purpose: to make web searches more useful for students and teachers.
- By John K. Waters
Education software company Kno has debuted Advance, a new platform that can convert PDFs and other flat document files into interactive electronic textbooks at no cost.
So teachers are told to use computers (laptops, iPad--it doesn’t matter) in a curriculum that was made for pencil-and-paper learning activities. So teachers are given a Learning Management System that makes it harder for them, rather than easier, to deal with student artifacts. What’s wrong with this picture?!?!
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
M&A Technologies has introduced a compact, mobile workstation that integrates an array of audio-visual tools into an all-in-one unit
- By Sharleen Nelson
Imagine a learning environment where students engage core principals using gameplay, solve problems through team-based collaboration, and use gaming systems in place of standardized textbooks. Is our education system ready for that? Do we have a choice?
Bretford's new line, featuring movable furnishing with built-in power access, is designed to foster interaction and collaboration.