Technology can help educators train students' focus away from rote memorization toward deep conceptual learning by building on prior knowledge and making connections between concepts.
- By Peter Rillero and Helen Padgett
Two companies with 3D products are working together to serve the education market. AVRover, which bundles the components for portable audio visual systems, will be adding XPAND 3D glasses to its 3D-specific bundle.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
A new crop of digital tools featuring primary sources and immersive lessons are giving students an active role in bringing history--or at least social studies class--to life.
- By Michelle Fredette
Online Advanced Placement courses give underserved overachievers a chance to expand their educational horizons (and save on college).
- By Alva James Johnson
Our panel of experts determines which ed tech devices and practices are heating up, and which are losing steam, in 2013.
How one district is using videoconferencing to bolster both course offerings and enrollment in two of its high schools.
- By Joseph Rapposelli
Educators and students, with beginner or advanced coding skills, will soon be able to build--and share--3D applications.
A Canadian university has unveiled a new 10.7-inch, paper-thin tablet-like device that users can control through traditional gestures or by moving or bending its flexible display.
Educators using Kurzweil 3000 learning software have a new way to archive print materials.
For "community of practice" expert Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach, the
first steps toward improving teachers' professional development
are bringing them together and keeping them interested.
- By Stephen Noonoo