According to instructional technologist Steven Anderson, Twitter holds the key for putting teachers in touch with great ideas from all over the world. Here are 10 ways he offers to get the most out of it.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Following a site analysis and evaluation of user feedback, Adobe has re-launched Education Exchange, its free online community for educators with new features, including social media capabilities, and a new design. is available now, after the company evaluated user feedback and conducted a site analysis.
Within one year, cloud computing in K-12 schools is expected to consume a quarter of the entire IT budget; four years from now, that figure will grow to 35 percent. What's driving that growth?
Schools are using a variety of social media tools to help students connect and work together.
Adapt Courseware is augmenting its adaptive online curriculum courseware with new social learning tools designed to promote online interaction and collaboration.
- By Sharleen Nelson
The ePals free Global Community has received several upgrades and enhancements, with a heavy emphasis on collaborative social learning.
BenQ today launched Classroom IQ--a line of smart classroom tools including projectors, software, and apps designed to bring interactivity and efficiency to instructors, IT managers, and administrators. The launch was announced at the FETC 2013 National Conference, held this week in Orlando, FL.
Florida Virtual School (FLVS) and GromSocial.com have partnered for a new social networking experience designed specifically for children ages 6 through 14 years.
Kathy Schrock guides educators through the process of building a personal learning network and organizing a constant flow of information.
- By Christopher Piehler
Richard O’Malley, the superintendent of the Edison (NJ) Township Public Schools, recounts how Edison became the first district in the country to use Promethean ActivTables for middle-school classrooms, and how the new technology has helped his students.