STEM is at the top of the menu for this year's ISTE conference and exposition, taking place in Denver June 26-29. Three keynoters will hit the topics of STEM and STEAM from quite diverse directions.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
K-12 schools are beginning to see the educational value of virtual and augmented reality and are investing in these technologies even though price points are still aimed at higher-end markets.
Two educators tell stories of how using a widescreen interactive learning system gets students excited about sharing their work with their classmates.
- By Jessi Toups, Karen D. Owens
Shipments of virtual reality devices will expand by more than 2,400 percent this year according to a new forecast from International Data Corp.
These workarounds are supporting the flipped learning movement off campus and even when digital equity is sparse or non-existent.
- By Bridget McCrea
Jeff Mao, who helped lead the nation's first statewide 1-to-1 learning program — the Maine Learning Technology Initiative — offers up practical advice to help you find your school's solution.
- By Jeff Mao
Furniture can make or break an educational space. Whether it’s wheels for mobility, plugs for devices or cushions for comfort, furnishings help create the environment best suited to an individual classroom’s needs. Here four educators discuss the furnishings they use to help motivate and engage their students.
Naya Salah, a seventh grader at Stratford School's Santa Clara Middle School, uses a videoconferencing system called Beam to attend school as she recovers from leukemia and gets chemotherapy.
As director of digital innovation in North Carolina’s Rowan-Salisbury School District, Andrew Smith and his team have successfully implemented a 1-to-1 iPad program for 20,000 students at 35 schools. He did it in less than a year.
When it comes to technology-related professional development for teachers of students with special needs, a wide variety of options are available.