Collaboration & Web 2.0


Chalkup 2.0 Adds iOS Tools for Teachers, Android Version to Follow

An application that lays additional class collaboration functionality on top of Google Apps for Education has added mobility features to its iOS version and hinted at an Android edition.

Research: Collaboration Is Key for Teacher Quality

Researchers at the University of Michigan and Vanderbilt University found in a study of teachers in Miami that collaboration is a significant factor in improving teachers’ ability to impact student learning.

Edmodo Launches New Marketplace for Learning Resources

A new content marketplace for educators that is currently being tested in beta will be fully available later this fall.

Ricoh Debuts Interactive Whiteboard for Multiuser Collaboration

Ricoh’s new Interactive Whiteboard D5510 offers a number of improvements over its previous model.

The 4 Cs of Tech Implementation

An instructional technologist talks about how implementation technology can help improve students' critical thinking, creativity, communication and collaboration.

4 Ways Digital Tech Has Changed K-12 Learning

Digital technology has taken the world by storm — particularly in the past decade. It makes sense that this trend would have an impact on K-12 learning because there is nothing in modern American society that digital technology has not touched. While the names of the mobile applications and computer programs may change, there are some foundational ways that technology has already changed the face of education forever. Here are four examples.

Smart Intros All-in-One Collaboration Display

Smart Technologies is expanding its Smart kapp portfolio of collaboration displays with Smart kapp IQ, an ultra-high-definition 4k display that combines the original Smart kapp whiteboard functionality with multiway, multidevice collaboration.

5 Ways to Extend Tablets Beyond the Screen

Here’s how creative educators are using hardware and software to build a bridge between the digital and physical worlds.

Survey: More Educators Are Using Social Media for Fundraising

According to the sixth annual CASE/Huron/mStoner Social Media Survey, 57 percent of respondents reported using social media to fundraise in 2015, compared to 47 percent in 2014.

Research: Smartphones Driving Online Activity Among Teens

Ninety-two percent of teens say they go online daily, including 24 percent who say they're online "almost constantly," according to a recent survey from the Pew Research Center.

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