Collaboration & Web 2.0


Research: How Twitter Has Shaped the Common Core Debate

The continued unraveling of the Common Core makes for compelling drama — at least that's how a research project has begun presenting it.

9 IT Best Practices for BYOD Districts

Districts with successful bring your own device programs share their key strategies for rolling out and managing student-owned devices in school.

5 Tech Tools That Help Personalize PD

As more districts take advantage of social media, online surveys and more, the days of one-size-fits-all professional development are over.

How Blended Learning and Gamification Increase Student Engagement

Rob Schwartz, a teacher at a blended learning magnet school, shares how design missions validate "the individual over the content" and give students the freedom to fail.

Free Collaboration Platform Updated with Student Workload Estimates

The latest release of Chalkup includes improvements to the user interface, a course calendar and a way for students to estimate their workload.

Smart Technologies Intros Larger Digital Capture Board

Smart Technologies is introducing Smart kapp 84, a new digital capture board with roughly triple the surface area of the first-generation Smart kapp 42.

Smart Technologies Enhances Notebook With Activity Builder, Concept Mapping

This spring, Smart Technologies is introducing Smart Notebook 2015, the latest version of its collaborative learning software.

5 Productivity Skills Every Educator Must Have

In a national survey, we asked teachers, administrators and tech leaders to tell us what it takes to make a 21st century classroom run smoothly. Here’s what they said.

Research: Social Media Sharing May Increase Engagement in News

People who share news on social media may be more engaged, and for longer, with the news they share than those who read the news casually, according to researchers at Penn State University and the University of Connecticut.

Mimio Updates its Classroom Collaboration Software and App

Designed to help educators offer interactive teaching aligned to the Common Core State Standards, MimioStudio 11.3 classroom software and the MimioMobile 3 mobile app are available for free to current Mimio customers.

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