Net Texts has launched OER Textbook Replacement Courses in an effort to help middle and high school teachers replace traditional textbooks and introduce multimedia to their classrooms.
Goddard Public Schools now offers secure guest BYOD wireless access that lets students, staff, and others obtain the same filtered Internet access on their personal devices as they get on school-owned devices.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Netgear has opened its new "WiFi My School" contest, which will award wireless networking gear and network attached storage devices to five winning schools.
A new $1.4 million federal grant will fund the establishment of a Center on Technology and Disability.
Through its YouthSpark initiative, Microsoft is expanding its Technology Education And Literacy in Schools program (TEALS) and adding new curricular resources to its YouthSpark Hub.
Quickoffice, Google's app for editing Microsoft Office documents, spreadsheets, and presentations on mobile devices, is now free for anyone with a Google account.
Toshiba and the National Science Teachers Association have opened the 2014 ExploraVision Program. The annual student science competition, now in its 22st year, offers prizes of up to $10,000 and is open to K-12 students in the United States and Canada.
More than 10,000 participants from around the world will compete this month in an online contest designed to challenge and test their cyber security skills.
- By Sharleen Nelson
Epson has started shipping a new high-definition document camera for classrooms, the DC-12. The new model offers 1080p output and includes support for annotation without a computer.
Educade's free lesson plans include apps, games, and hands-on activities designed to engage K-K-12 learners.