Digital Media

iPod Touch Adds Video Calling, HD Recording

Apple has debuted a new version of the iPod touch. The popular consumer handheld device, set t sip next week, has been upgraded with HD video recording and a front-facing camera for making video calls over WiFi.

Digital Services Expand Science, Current Event Content

Discovery Education has inked agreements to add a variety of new content to its Science for Elementary and Discovery Education streaming digital content services, including a popular animated science series for young children.

2tor and ProctorU Add Video with TokBox

Two companies that cater to the education market have added video conferencing services to their own programs. Both 2tor and ProctorU have integrated video into their offerings through the TokBox application programming interface.

Colorado District Rolls Out Video on Demand to All Grades

Colorado's Lewis-Palmer School District is adopting video on demand as part of its multimedia instructional repertoire.

Florida Online Elementary School Expands Educational Resources

Duval County Public Schools in Florida has teamed up with Calvert Partners to expand elementary education resources at the district's online virtual school, Duval Virtual Instruction Academy (DVIA). The tuition-free program will debut for the 2010-2011 school year.

Ed Tech Experts Choose Top Tools

3 for 3: We asked three top ed tech consultants to each select three web 2.0 tools they believe are ideal for fostering collaboration in teaching and learning. The result is a compilation of technologies that can “do things of value,” as one of our experts says, in the instructional and professional development realms, and in both the traditional and the virtual classroom.

Miami-Dade Expands Use of Digital Instructional Media

Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) is expanding its partnership with Discovery Education, implementing the company's digital content library to all 153 Title I secondary schools in the district.

A Tool for Its Time

As they continue to empower teachers with upgraded instructional options, learning management systems have evolved into something whose old name just doesn’t cut it anymore.

It’s All in the Preparation

Needing every possible edge, students are looking to online solutions to get them ready for college admissions exams.

Giving Them an Earful

Three Michigan districts add support to their technology-infused schools with the latest in classroom sound systems.

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