Digital Media


2tor and ProctorU Add Video with TokBox

Two companies that cater to the education market have added video conferencing services to their own programs. Both 2tor and ProctorU have integrated video into their offerings through the TokBox application programming interface.

Colorado District Rolls Out Video on Demand to All Grades

Colorado's Lewis-Palmer School District is adopting video on demand as part of its multimedia instructional repertoire.

Florida Online Elementary School Expands Educational Resources

Duval County Public Schools in Florida has teamed up with Calvert Partners to expand elementary education resources at the district's online virtual school, Duval Virtual Instruction Academy (DVIA). The tuition-free program will debut for the 2010-2011 school year.

Ed Tech Experts Choose Top Tools

3 for 3: We asked three top ed tech consultants to each select three web 2.0 tools they believe are ideal for fostering collaboration in teaching and learning. The result is a compilation of technologies that can “do things of value,” as one of our experts says, in the instructional and professional development realms, and in both the traditional and the virtual classroom.

Miami-Dade Expands Use of Digital Instructional Media

Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) is expanding its partnership with Discovery Education, implementing the company's digital content library to all 153 Title I secondary schools in the district.

A Tool for Its Time

As they continue to empower teachers with upgraded instructional options, learning management systems have evolved into something whose old name just doesn’t cut it anymore.

It’s All in the Preparation

Needing every possible edge, students are looking to online solutions to get them ready for college admissions exams.

Giving Them an Earful

Three Michigan districts add support to their technology-infused schools with the latest in classroom sound systems.

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In the Company of Sages

We all pay lip service to the need for educators to be learners as well as teachers, but how often do we really act on it?

How To Get Started with Open Source in K-12

Open source has proved attractive for K-12 school districts for any number of reasons, from upfront cost savings to freedom from cumbersome restrictions to the quality of the software itself. But how does a school or district get started with it? Three K-12 IT directors shared their experiences with THE Journal--the good and the bad, as well as the lessons they've learned in the process.

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