OpenEd, a K-12 educational resource catalog, has added support for public courses, allowing users to publish courses they've created or use those shared by others.
Samsung has unveiled its next-generation Chromebook 2 line, which will sport Exynos 5 Octa processors with eight processing cores. The Chromebook 2, designed for schools, will be available in two configurations, offering different screen sizes and processor speeds of up to 2.1 GHz.
Massachusetts will get its second virtual school when the TEC Connections Academy Commonwealth Virtual School opens in fall 2014.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Adobe reported it will kick in $300 million worth of software and teacher support as part of the Obama administration's ConnectED initiative.
Netop has added a Web-based assessment tool designed to support personalized learning environments to its Web-based classroom management software, Vision Pro.
Arizona's Dysart Unified School District has recently upgraded it's district-wide local area network in an effort to support mobile devices in the classroom and an expansion of its video surveillance system.
LightSail Education has partnered with Clever on a deal to integrate data from the latter's student information system with the LightSail literacy platform.
Students at Del Valle High School hold a moot court with students in the Czech Republic, a debate with students in Iran and discuss drug trafficking and the legal system with high schoolers in South Australia, thanks to video conferencing technology.
Districts that have spent millions on 1-to-1 rollouts are protecting their investment with a variety of cases and covers.
- By Elaine Sanchez Wilson
NEC's new filter-free digital projectors feature high brightness, remote diagnostic capability and tools that enable users to transmit images from their mobile devices.