Amplify Education has launched the Amplify Tablet, a 10-inch Android tablet designed for use in K-12 schools featuring a built-in learning platform.
BenQ is rolling out a new line of entry-level DLP projectors, its M6 series. The lineup includes four models, all of them capable out outputting at least 2,800 lumens.
Teachers learn how to build lesson plans and increase student learning using iPads through a new free certification course from Sophia.org
The Dallas Independent School District, with 164,000 students, has voted to allocate $4.5 million from a 2008 bond fund toward upgrading security at its schools.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Education software developer, Hobsons has launched a mobile application designed to help college-bound students navigate the college admission process.
- By Sharleen Nelson
Facebook users are sharing less personal information publicly and more privately, but despite attempts to protect their privacy on the site, they often unwittingly end up sharing personal details with third-party apps and advertisers, according to a new study published in The Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality.
Edmodo has acquired app platform and design company Root-1, in a move intended to build on Edmodo's recent success with an open API strategy.
A collaborative effort between One Laptop per Child and Project LIFT has delivered 2,000 laptops to seven schools in North Carolina's Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District, with support from the Knight Foundation, who brought together and funded the project.
Legos have found yet another life, thanks to the power of the cloud. NXTLOG is an online community that encourages Lego users to share how-to instructions for building unique robots. To do so, users have to employ 21st century skills such as posting digital photos and videos, writing blog posts, and following the safety and etiquette rules of an online community.
PARCC--one of the two organizations tasked with developing assessments for Common Core State Standards--has released a new set of resources designed to help teachers and administrators prepare for the impending 2014 assessments.