Collaboration & Web 2.0


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.

Social Media Tool Monitors for Potential Problems

A technology company in Halifax is testing software that analyzes social media commentary to identify potential risks worth alerting law enforcement and schools about.

8 Great Tools for Classroom Presentations

Teachers are pairing hardware and software to create lessons that engage students and inspire collaboration.

Edmodo Releases Free Snapshot Formative Assessment Tool

Edmodo has released a new formative assessment tool called Snapshot, which is "designed to provide real-time insight into student proficiency in educational standards and help teachers immediately address any learning gaps."

Edmodo Intros App for Windows 8.1

Edmodo, a free social learning network for K-12, has developed an app for Windows 8.1 users. The company made the announcement at the ISTE 2014 conference in Atlanta.

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