GoGuardian Teacher will enable educators to do one-on-one or group audio and video calling, with screen sharing and lesson recording capabilities.
A public-private partnership in Philadelphia will help up to 35,000 students in low-income households acquire computing devices and internet access. "PHLConnectED,"as the program is called, will also provide digital skills training and tech support for families, in time for the start of school.
Adobe is providing its K–12 volume license customers with at-home access to its suite of creative tools collectively known as Creative Cloud. The deal allows schools to provide all students and staff with access to Creative Cloud apps at home through the rest of the year and into 2021.
Education technology company Penda Learning has added 850 new interactive science activities for grades 3-10 to its digital, game-based learning platform and introduced program improvements and integrations.
The software includes webcam and screen recording, video privacy controls, mobile usage, submission alerts, no limits to video length, Google Classroom integration and auto-save to Google Drive.
A private online high school has announced a new baccalaureate program for beginning ninth graders, developed in partnership with a company that built the technology for an innovative classroom- and campus-free university.
School closures and remote learning have gone hand-in-hand with decreased student engagement in all high school subject areas, according to a study by education technology company Quizlet.
With the right communication tools and best practices, we can still serve all of our students.
Promethean has become a Google Education Partner. Its ClassFlow software now integrates with Google Classroom for rostering, Google Drive and Google Single sign-on.
Zoom Video Communications announced a new dedicated device for home videoconferencing. But at least one analyst suspects the price may keep buyers at by. In mid-July Zoom announced it would be taking pre-orders for Zoom for Home, a dedicated appliance for allowing employees to meet and collaborate online. Currently, the device is available for pre-order.
The pandemic and resulting seismic shifts in school models opened the eyes of many to see technology use through a new lens. Now, armed with these experiential sightlines, many K-12 teachers, principals, administrators, and staff are investigating how to more effectively use technology resources to drive greater efficiency and effectiveness, including in teaching and learning.