Countries around the world are embracing innovative approaches to technology. Here are some best practices that U.S. educators can adopt from Singapore, Mexico and Japan.
- By Bridget McCrea
PALS Marketplace has launched a new tool that uploads phonological awareness literacy screening data to the company's Online Score Entry and Reporting System while students take assessments on iPads.
A school in Miami, FL is the first formal customer for a new application intended to manage student access to the Internet.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Google is giving the 30 million students and teachers who already use Google Apps for Education unlimited storage — and it's offering the same deal to anyone whose school wants to sign up for it.
Blue Jeans Network has updated its videoconferencing Web application and Android and iOS apps to make them more accessible for users with disabilities.
Instructure and Sonic Foundry have strengthened an existing partnership by further integrating the latter's Mediasite video creation and management tool with Instructure's Canvas learning management system.
All of the new projectors weigh about six pounds and use the company’s DLP BrilliantColor display technology to deliver 3,000 lumens of brightness and a 2,300:1 contrast ratio.
- By Christopher Piehler
Portland Community College has teamed with a private partner to launch a massive open online course for teachers designed to address Web accessibility concerns associated with online learning.
NBC Learn, the educational arm of NBC News, has reached an agreement to provide content via Pearson platforms to students and teachers.
Supplemental learning site Education.com is starting its own reading and math program for students aged 3-7, featuring mainly games and activities.
- By Stephen Noonoo