While computer technology can be used to drill information into students’ heads, we have to ask whether that is indeed an appropriate pedagogical strategy for the 21st century. We present an argument against drilling; join into the conversation, please!
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
The latest release of Chalkup includes improvements to the user interface, a course calendar and a way for students to estimate their workload.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Interoperability, integration and equitable and universal access are the top priorities for districts implementing technology for teaching and learning, according to a new report from the National Advisory Council on ConnectED.
Logitech is rolling out the ConferenceCam Connect, a portable all-in-one videoconferencing device that costs less than some office chairs.
Knovation has partnered with Lightspeed Systems to make netTrekker digital resources available via My Big Campus.
Augmented reality demonstrations give students, who have grown up learning about the world from video screens, a new view of the world that they are comfortable with, according to tech enthusiast and educator Drew Minock.
- By Patrick Peterson
The nonprofit Curriki has just released a new collection of calculus materials for students, parents and teachers.
The Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative has adopted a resource library to help its member schools transition to using digital content.
A K-8 district in Bakersfield, CA, helped teachers make the transition to a 1-to-1 laptop program by creating a subsite on its own Web site where they could share their experiences to help each other.
OpenEd has launched OpenEd Homework, an online tool designed to help teachers assign, review and grade homework.