The Siemens Foundation has opened its annual Competition in Math, Science & Technology. This year's program will offer scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $100,000.
Sumner-Eddyville-Miller Public Schools in central Nebraska plans to implement more energy efficient heating, cooling, lighting, windows, and electronic controls, and switch to a renewable energy heat source.
Skyward is releasing a new module that will offer teachers a single online hub for classroom activity management and communication.
Moodle HQ has released Moodle 2.5, a major update to the widely distributed open source learning management system.
Google is taking a new approach to distributing mobile apps in schools. This fall, it will launch Google Play for Education, an Android app store for K-12 schools that will allow teachers to manage apps on their students tablets.
Libraries that utilize the Library PressDisplay newspaper and magazine Web portal and its companion PressReader application will now be able to offer the mobile service free of charge to their patrons.
More than 100 teachers from Catholic schools run by the Diocese of San Jose will participate in a year of professional development to earn a certificate in blended learning in an effort to improve educational outcomes for students.
Data-driven educational technology company LinkIt! has unveiled assessments designed to prepare students in grades 2 to 8 for Common Core standards.
Panasonic has upgraded its line of ruggedized tablet PCs, the Toughbook H2. The new model gets improved CPU performance and beefed-up storage specs.
A 2,100-student district in Massachusetts spent two years assessing learning management systems as part of a larger program to integrate technology more fully into teaching and learning.
- By Dian Schaffhauser