Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has partnered with Trunity to make three digital curricula available online and off through the Trunity e-Learning Platform.
The Poudre School District Global Academy in Fort Collins, CO, has gone public with its use of online curricula for hybrid learning.
The software is designed is to help keep students on-task and away from inappropriate content.
The new DigiEasel is a 40-inch digital whiteboard that can be used in smaller classrooms or meeting spaces.
Curriki has launched the Curriki Global Community, an online library for teachers, students and parents to share learning resources.
Splashtop has launched Mirroring360 Airplay Receiver to allow users to mirror media from iOS devices to any other device.
Booktrack, a company that adds movie-style soundtracks to books, has become a Google for Education partner by offering a free Booktrack Classroom version for schools.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Parents in the Northeast and West believe up-to-date technology is more important than the quality of their teachers. The reverse is true — that high-quality teachers are more important than technology — in the South and Midwest. Those are among several results of a survey of 600 parents conducted by research firm Toluna on behalf of the Follett Corp.
Cricket Media and ThinkCERCA have extended a partnership designed to help improve student literacy.
Charter schools, vouchers and now venture capital! Uber is the model: Squeeze out cost relentlessly, use software and everything will be wonderful! Where do teachers fit into this model?
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway