Collaboration & Web 2.0


Adobe Re-Launches Online Community for Educators

Following a site analysis and evaluation of user feedback, Adobe has re-launched Education Exchange, its free online community for educators with new features, including social media capabilities, and a new design. is available now, after the company evaluated user feedback and conducted a site analysis.

Cloud Computing To Make Up 35% of K-12 IT Budgets in 4 Years

Within one year, cloud computing in K-12 schools is expected to consume a quarter of the entire IT budget; four years from now, that figure will grow to 35 percent. What's driving that growth?

From Twitter to Edmodo: Schools Collaborate With Social Media

Schools are using a variety of social media tools to help students connect and work together.

Adapt Courseware Adds Social Tools for Community-Based Learning

Adapt Courseware is augmenting its adaptive online curriculum courseware with new social learning tools designed to promote online interaction and collaboration.

ePals Global Community Enhances Common Core Support, Collaborative Learning

The ePals free Global Community has received several upgrades and enhancements, with a heavy emphasis on collaborative social learning.

BenQ Launches Classroom IQ Line at FETC

BenQ today launched Classroom IQ--a line of smart classroom tools including projectors, software, and apps designed to bring interactivity and efficiency to instructors, IT managers, and administrators. The launch was announced at the FETC 2013 National Conference, held this week in Orlando, FL.

Educational Opportunities Envisioned in Kids-Only Social Networking Site

Florida Virtual School (FLVS) and GromSocial.com have partnered for a new social networking experience designed specifically for children ages 6 through 14 years.

Finding the Right Tech Tools Is Easy, If You Know Where to Look

Kathy Schrock guides educators through the process of building a personal learning network and organizing a constant flow of information.

ActivTables Help Middle Schoolers Collaborate

Richard O’Malley, the superintendent of the Edison (NJ) Township Public Schools, recounts how Edison became the first district in the country to use Promethean ActivTables for middle-school classrooms, and how the new technology has helped his students.

Discussion Board Focuses on Change for Cleveland Schools

Parents and community leaders debate the pros and cons of charter schools in online forum.

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