Apple is offering free Hour of Code workshops at all of its 487 retail stores worldwide from Dec. 5-11, in celebration of Computer Science Education Week. Registration opened today.
Des Moines Public Schools in Iowa have installed more than 2,100 Epson BrightLink 595Wi interactive projectors across its 65 schools over the past year.
The World Affairs Council-Washington, D.C. has honored Blackboard with a Global Education Award, recognizing the ed tech company’s commitment to education worldwide.
Tobii Pro, a company that caters to academic and business users who need screen-based and wearable eye trackers, is introducing two new products — Tobii Pro Spectrum and Tobii Pro Lab.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Things are looking mixed in the worldwide tablet market. Vendors shipped 43 million units in the third quarter of 2016, a year-over-year decline of 14.7 percent, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation’s Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker.
The United States Education Department’s Office of Educational Technology is unveiling a new online tool, the Ed Tech Rapid Cycle Evaluation (RCE) Coach, that’s designed to rapidly evaluate ed tech products and help educators decide whether a product or tool is worth their money.
Research shows that teachers prefer to rely on one another to get solutions to technology problems than they do on the IT department.
- By David Nagel, Dian Schaffhauser
The global classroom displays market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 30.04 percent during the period 2016-2020, according to a new report by Dublin-based firm Research and Markets.
InfoComm International, the trade association representing the commercial audiovisual industry in the United States and internationally, has signed an agreement with Downey Unified School District in Los Angeles County to offer foundational AV coursework.
Facebook’s Oculus division is working on a standalone version of the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset, with no wires and no connection to a PC, according to comments made Thursday by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.