Collaboration & Web 2.0


New York Middle School Students Participate in Online Cultural Exchange Program

Middle school students in New York's White Plains Public Schools are participating in a virtual cultural exchange program.

Knovation Unveils Know New Ideas Community

Knovation has developed a free online social networking community dubbed Know New Ideas for educators to network with peers to improve personalized and digital learning.

Citrix Promotes Collaboration with Podio Purchase and GoToMeeting Update

Citrix Systems has released a new version of its GoToMeeting Web conferencing software that works specifically on Apple's iPad. It has also begun mixing its technology into the work done by an acquired company that combines work with social networking.

Edgewave Adds Social Media Monitoring to iPrism Web Security

EdgeWave has added iPrism Social Media Security, a service designed to monitor and control social media interactions, to iPrism Web Security 7.1.

Districts Struggle with Social Networking Guidelines

A couple questionable events have sent lawmakers and educators scurrying to sort out what should be allowed for communications that take place between school personnel and students through social networking sites.

iPad App Helps Students with ADHD Stay on Task

A new iPad app feature tied in to Facebook is designed to help students with ADHD combat procrastination and stay on task.

Gail Lovely's 5 Favorite Free Web Apps for Education

Early childhood education expert and FETC speaker Gail Lovely shares her favorite free web tools for students, which require nothing more than a computer with internet access.

5 Tips for Teaching Digital Citizenship in the Elementary Classroom

While we shouldn't stop teaching children how to say "please" and "thank you," and bullies will still exist in the face-to-face world, it is vital that we treat online safety and digital citizenship with the same amount of seriousness and attention.

Democrasoft Releases Collaborize Classroom iPad App

Democrasoft has released the Collaborize Classroom Pro iPad app, a tool that's designed to complement instruction and facilitate conversations and collaboration inside and outside the classroom.

'Banning Is Not the Answer' to Mobile and Social Tools in Schools

Before choosing to restrict the use of social and mobile tools in schools, policymakers and education leaders have to consider the negative impact such restrictions will have on learning. That's the premise of a new policy report released jointly this week by more than a dozen prominent education associations and advocacy groups.

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