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.
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.
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.
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.
Crestron's newest all-in-one AV presentation solution for video conference room features acoustic echo cancellation for high-quality audio delivery.
Promethean and Epson have launched a partnership designed to help educators make classrooms more collaborative and interactive.
Blackboard has partnered with physical security company S2 Security to enhance the capabilities of its commerce and security platform, Blackboard Transact.
LoudCloud Systems has released LoudCloud 3.5, the latest version of the company's teaching and learning platform for K-12 and higher education.
An Illinois school district has adopted free curriculum intended to teach its high school students financial literacy.
- By Dian Schaffhauser