The Australian Catholic Education Office, Sydney has implemented a new wireless network using the latest technology, 802.11ac, at 39 secondary schools in Sydney.
Blackboard unveiled several new e-learning tools at the Educause 2013 conference Wednesday, including an integrated virtual classroom for Blackboard Learn, an updated mobile learning app, and a free student response system.
Online learning provider Edgenuity has opened its second-annual video contest, "Every Click Counts," which will award three prizes this year to middle school and high school teachers, including a $5,000 technology grant.
E-Learning provider Lectora has released Lectora Express, a new hosted learning management system.
Instructure is awarding $100,000 in grants to K-12 schools, colleges, and universities for innovative technology programs. Instructure is the maker of the Canvas learning management system and the Canvas Network MOOC platform.
The eCybermission competition, a free program sponsored by the United States Army Educational Outreach Program and administered by the National Science Teachers Association, has opened registration for project teams interested in participating in its 12th annual iteration.
The National Education Association and Teach Plus have selected 53 teachers to become Future of the Profession Fellows.
Rwandan high school students are taking part in a geographic information systems curriculum that puts them in the role of scientist as they collect and analyze data using Android-based phones and tablets.
SETDA has launched a new Web tool designed to help states and school districts prepare for online assessment. The new portal includes case studies from four states that successfully migrated from paper-and-pencil to online assessment.
Ed tech newcomer OpenEd has launched a new online resource that aims to be the largest catalog of Common Core-aligned videos and games on the Internet.