For districts looking to get the most bang for their ed tech buck, devices that fall somewhere between tablets and traditional laptops can be just the right fit.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Digital publisher Shmoop has launched 20 new essay labs designed to help walk high school students through the writing process.
With zillions of apps in Apple's App Store and the Google Play store, how could there be an educational app that is not there? As you will read in this week’s blog post, there is an app that needs to be built — an app that we built for the Palm Pilot and PocketPC 10 years ago — that needs to be resurrected now!
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
Biopac Systems has updated its Biopac Student Lab (BSL) software with new hardware integrations, lessons and features.
The essay by a third-grader won thousands of dollars of equipment and software for her East Los Angeles elementary school.
LifeJourney has partnered with CyberTech in an effort to bring its STEM career platform to more schools.
Xamarin, a mobile development platform for building, testing and monitoring applications on multiple operating systems, has expanded its Xamarin for Students program and joined the Microsoft Imagine program for student developers.
An award-winning teacher and author shares her secrets for transforming slide shows into interactive learning experiences.
- By Lynell Burmark
A group of 10 rural school districts in Northeastern Florida are joining forces to "crowdsource" their assessment tools.
This fall, McGraw-Hill Education will launch new technology in conjunction with Microsoft that will allow educators to build their own "compound learning objects" that can be adapted to individual classes or even students.