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Collaboration & Web 2.0


GitHub Launches Education Service with Free Classroom Accounts

GitHub, the software development hub for collaboration and code hosting and distribution, has created a new service specifically for education.

Permission To Innovate: Reigniting the Passion To Teach

What would you do if your superintendent told you “You Have permission to innovate wildly?” What’s the worst that could happen? What’s the best? And are you willing to find out?

Microsoft Program Opens Discounts on Windows Devices to All U.S. Public Schools

Microsoft took the wraps off a plan Tuesday to discount Windows-based devices for United States schools. The company, along with partners Dell, Lenovo and others, is launching an education program that will cut up to $1 billion in costs on software and devices in the coming year by opening up discounts that were previously available only to high-needs institutions.

10 Tech Skills Every Educator Should Have

We surveyed educators around the country to get a snapshot of the key tech competencies in 2014.

Report: Most Teachers Use Social Media, Worry It Will Cause Conflict

Eighty percent of K-12 teachers use social media for personal or professional reasons, yet the same number worry about conflicts that may arise with their students or their parents as a result, according to a new survey from the University of Phoenix College of Education.

The 10 Biggest Trends in Ed Tech

Our panel of experts declare which products and practices are heating up, and which are losing steam.

Iowa Students Collaborate Virtually with Classrooms Around the World

Students in Howard-Winneshiek Community School District in Iowa have been using online social media to engage in collaborative learning with peers around the world.

Korean Startup Intros Mobile Social Network for Classrooms

A classroom social network service developed by a former teacher is trying to break into the American education market after a successful run in South Korea.

Barco Expands ClickShare Collaborative System with New Base Unit

Barco has unveiled a new base unit for its ClickShare wireless collaborative presentation system.

Glip Makes 'Conversation Platform' Free for Schools

Glip has made its conversation platform free for students and educators to use.

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