Panasonic has developed a mobile computing device designed specifically for K-12 education.
Apple's latest iTunes U release adds new tools for building and experiencing educational content on an iPad.
Knowledge Delivery Systems, a provider of professional development for K-12, has debuted its new Professional Learning Platform.
Nervanix, a new education neuroscience startup, has released a new application that monitors student attention levels via an EEF headset as they study and guides them to revisit concepts where they lost focus.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Net Texts, a free, Web-based library of open educational resources, has developed an extension for Chromebooks and the Chrome browser.
At the International Society for Technology in Education Conference and Expo this week in Atlanta, Rand McNally launched a digital world atlas aimed at the education market. The online service, dubbed Rand McNally World Atlas, provides thousands of dynamic maps with data overlays, cross-curricular content and standards support.
Tech research firm IDC reported that worldwide integrated infrastructure and platforms accounted for a massive "653.8 petabytes of new storage capacity shipments" in the first quarter of 2014 alone. That represents 72.3 percent growth over the same period last year.
The United States Department of Education has awarded $5 million to three universities to find out how (or whether) school and district leaders use research to inform their decisionmaking.
Torsh is teaming up with New Teacher Center (NTC) for a new teacher mentorship service, "Ask a Mentor," which will give teachers on-demand access to teaching mentors who can provide them with feedback and support.
- By Stephen Noonoo
At ISTE 2014 this week, Dell announced that Chesterfield County Public Schools, Henrico County Public Schools and Maryville City Schools are rolling out Dell laptops to give students anytime, anywhere access to learning and collaboration tools and help prepare them for college and career success.