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Collaboration & Web 2.0


Collaborative Role-Playing Game Classcraft Released Free for iOS

New features including free iOS apps for iPhone and iPad; interactive forums; student analytics; customizable characters; and new Spanish, German and Dutch translations.

4 Top-Rated Interactive Whiteboard Apps for Flipped Classrooms

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of apps that facilitate collaboration among mobile devices in a flipped classroom.

NEC's DisplayNote Software Now Available in the Cloud

NEC Display Solutions of America is taking its NEC DisplayNote Software to the cloud.

Blended Schools Network Partners with Gooru on Online Learning

Sibling's Blended Schools Network will make the first unit of each of its online courses available through Gooru, a free online tool for personalized learning.

Student-Teacher Lesson Sharing App Comes to Android, iPad

The collaboration app Drawp for School has arrived for Android. Previously, it had only been accessible via iPad.

Using TPACK to Guide a 1-to-1 iPad Pilot

TPACK shaped the design of instructional activities and student learning projects at Alexandria Country Day School (VA) as they piloted iPad integration in their fifth grade. A group of teachers, learning specialists and administrators came together to design a curriculum that would integrate an “Information and Communications Literacies” approach to support an inquiry- and project-based curriculum.

Verso Learning Launches Formative Assessment App

Verso App enables students to submit independent, anonymous responses to challenges — and then see all their classmates’ original ideas.

Netop Invites Educators to Beta Test New Workflow Management App

Vision ME is a Web-based iPad application that combines presentation features with mobile device management tools.

BoomWriter Adds Interactive Vocab Tool

BoomWriter Media has updated its collaborative writing platform, also dubbed BoomWriter, to include an interactive vocabulary tool.

5 Apps Every Teacher Should Have

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of indispensable applications for educators.

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