Collaboration & Web 2.0


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.

Rocket21 Partners with SEM Link To Connect Students with STEM Pros

Educational social network Rocket21 has partnered with non-profit SEM Link to connect students with experts from the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields.

Micro- and Macro-Blogging: 3 Major Differences and Their Benefits to Instruction

Although similar, macro- and micro-blogging differ from one another in important ways. Recognizing those distinctions can help instructors find new ways to engage learners and improve outcomes.

Adobe To Add Behance Online Portfolio Service into Creative Cloud

Adobe Systems has just entered the online design portfolio business with the purchase of privately held Behance.

Teaching With Content Curation

A California teacher discovers an effective tool for teaching English.

3 Organizations Join Forces to Recruit and Connect Education Leaders

The Broad Center for the Management of School Systems, Education Pioneers, and the Strategic Data Project have banded together to create Activate ED, a collaboration intended to connect leaders, managers, and analysts with school systems.

SchoolTutoring Steers Students through Science and Math

A company with a national tutoring service is testing out a new program it has developed specifically to help high school and college students who want to focus on disciplines in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

More Educators Joining Online Social Networks

The number of educators who participate in online social networks has increased 34 percent since 2009, according to new research, with 82 percent now belonging to social networks compared to 61 percent in 2009. Librarians have the highest rate of participation in online social networks, followed by teachers, and then principals.

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