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Collaboration & Web 2.0


Creating the Technology Framework for Personalized Learning

To realize her vision of learning where students work in "makeries" and "collaboratories," the principal of a new school needed a BYOD program and an adaptable personalized learning platform.

10 Keys to a Successful Tablet Adoption

A third-grade teacher who has used the devices in class for two years offers her best practices to help make tablet implementations run smoothly.

Survey: Admissions Officers Check Social Media Pages, Students Don't Care

Two surveys by Kaplan Test Prep find respondents saying admissions officers are more likely to check applicants' social media activity but that students aren't worried about what they'll find.

Girls School Promotes Digital Kindness Week

Girls between the ages of 10 and 18 are more like than boys to have been bullied online and to have bullied others that way, according to research by the Cyberbullying Research Center. That's one of the reasons why a private all-girls' K-12 school in Maryland is inoculating its students against cyber-bullying by hosting its first ever "Digital Kindness Week."

Mimio Rolls Out Interactive Touch Boards for Classrooms

Mimio this week launched a pair of interactive touch boards. The new MimioBoard line includes 78-inch and 87-inch models, each offering six-point touch.

Are Cell Phone Bans Worth the Trouble?

While many districts see personal mobile devices purely as distractions, many educators are embracing their potential as learning tools.

3 Social Network Alternatives for Schools

For educators looking to avoid the complications of having students work on consumer social media platforms, Common Sense Media’s service Graphite has compiled this list of resources that can facilitate social learning.

SchoolReach Introduces Community App Creator

SchoolReach has launched its new Community App solution, which is designed to help schools create custom-branded iPhone and Android apps. Customized apps can include modules such as school calendars, staff directories, homework info, lunch menus and social media accounts.

SchoolCircle Launches Free App for Teacher-Parent Communications

SchoolCircle is a new, free Web app for teachers and parents designed to facilitate communication and event coordination.

Extron Introduces New Wireless Collaboration Gateway

The ShareLink 200 is designed to enable students and teachers to share content to a central screen from their personal devices.

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