Without question mobile devices and laptops have the potential to be effective learning tools. However, without quality adult supervision they are merely cognitive candy.
The term “blended learning” accurately describes the pedagogical practices that are taking place in 1-to-1 classrooms. This week’s screed (aka blog post) describes the following unfortunate fact: the term “blended learning” is being used by some to mean “adaptive, personalized learning.” Grrr! Join us in keeping “blended learning” to mean the teacher-friendly, common-sense definition.
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
Shipments of Chrome OS-based devices to American K–12 schools increased more than 31 percent in the last year.
When working with educational technology, responsible decision makers in schools recognize the need for solid security and privacy practice in software applications.
- By Bill Fitzgerald
InFocus today announced a new ultra-portable PC that can connect to an iPad, iPhone, PC monitor, display or projector.
To commemorate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, Discovery Education will host a free virtual field trip for students worldwide on April 22.
Education technology hardware spending increased globally by 7 percent in 2015, according to a new report.
Software for managing Apple devices in a classroom or other settings has gotten an update to leverage features of iOS 9.3.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Tyler Technologies has launched a new parent-student portal, Student 360, that will provide more access for parents, students and school staff to its student information system.
Give students a chance to connect with each other and be heard.
- By Jeff Knutson