Collaboration & Web 2.0


ClassDojo Adds Video To Improve Parent Engagement

ClassDojo has added video for its Class Story feature in an effort to improve communication between teachers and parents.

BloomBoard Intros Curated Collections with Micro-Credentials

BloomBoard, a professional development platform for educators, has launched a new site that combines curated collections of learning resources with micro-credentials.

Aerohive Debuts HiveSchool

Aerohive Networks has introduced HiveSchool, the company's new, free connected learning application for K-12 classrooms.

Admissions Officers Turn to Social Media for Fuller Picture of Student Applicants

Four in 10 admissions officers hit up the social media pages of college applicants. Most (89 percent) do so rarely, but more than 1 in 10 (11 percent) do so "often." At the same time, the practice of "Googling" has remained steady at 29 percent. Those findings come from a survey of almost 400 admissions officers by Kaplan Test Prep.

Smart Technologies Joins Google Education Partner Program

Smart Technologies, the makers of Smart Boards and other collaboration solutions, has joined Google's Education Technology Partner Program.

Collaboration System Gives Multiple Students Access to Shared Display

The Nureva Span system lets students create content on their devices and then move it to a larger digital display board.

Promethean Unveils Latest Iteration of ClassFlow

New ClassFlow Connect device allows nearly complete integration of all devices and digital displays in a single classroom.

Participate Learning Adds Collaboration, Collection Tools for Teachers

Participate Learning, formerly called appoLearning, has introduced Collections, a new curation and collaboration tool for teachers.

Blackboard Collaborate (Ultra) Touts Assistive Tech Adherence

Blackboard has improved accessibility functionality for its online collaboration application.

How to Build Your PLN on Twitter

Looking to create or expand an online personal learning network? This illustrated guide can help.

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