Earthquakes, pandemics, wild fires, severe weather, terrorism, utility outages and floods appear at the top of the list for Los Angeles Unified School District's emergency management response concerns. To provide guidance to people facing those emergencies and others, the district is adopting an emergency preparedness mobile app.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Three schools tell how they're combining tablets and clickers with interactive whiteboards to engage students on multiple levels.
Brigham Young University researchers have developed a system to project sign language interpreters onto Google Glass and other similar types of glasses.
JD Ferries-Rowe is the Chief Information Officer and debate coach at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School in Indianapolis. Here, he recounts how embracing BYOT has changed everything from how the school approaches PD to what classrooms look like.
Income inequality, in its various guises, dominates the news these days. But one surefire way to address income inequality — a way that is fundamental to the democratic experiment — has virtually disappeared from view. Where is education? We educators must take the lead in returning education to its rightful place — front and center — in the Great American Conversation!
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
Designed and engineered for educational environments, the new 16-tablet cabinet includes integrated USB ports for charging and syncing.
- By Christopher Piehler
Kenosha Unified School District in Wisconsin has implemented a high speed wireless local area network to support tablets and a bring-your-own-device program.
Whether you call it project- or problem-based learning, these technologies will help your students get authentic experience in a blended environment — and help your teachers to track their progress.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Apple and Samsung accounted for a full 71 percent of tablets shipped in the first quarter of 2014. Apple remained in the top spot for the quarter, though Android as a whole accounted for slightly more than half of all new tablets shipped through March, according to early results.
Netop has updated its classroom management software, Vision and Vision Pro, with support for devices running Mac OS X 10.8 or later.