To support the new standards' emphasis on student collaboration, keyboarding and online research, Pascagoula School District (MS) implemented GAFE. A tech integration specialist shares how the move has eased the district's transition to the Common Core State Standards.
The odds are good that you accomplished something over the course of your life for which you were extremely proud, but the significance of that accomplishment was lost in the explanation to others. After telling them of your grand accomplishment, their retort was along the lines of: "Well, what do you want? A medal?"
- By Tim States, Emmett Dulaney
MeetingOne has launched a new version of a product that will let instructors and teaching assistants integrate meetings into existing Blackboard Learn courses.
Instructure has launched a series of MOOCs that use Minecraft to help K-12 teachers implement gamification in the classroom.
Google's free learning management system, Google Classroom, is now in full release and is being made available today to all Apps for Education customers.
Sibling's Blended Schools Network has joined the Blackboard Partnerships program to make all of its courses, lessons and units available through Blackboard's teaching and learning environment.
TPACK shaped the design of instructional activities and student learning projects at Alexandria Country Day School (VA) as they piloted iPad integration in their fifth grade. A group of teachers, learning specialists and administrators came together to design a curriculum that would integrate an “Information and Communications Literacies” approach to support an inquiry- and project-based curriculum.
- By David Carpenter, Margaret Carpenter, Mark Hofer
During its annual conference, BbWorld 2014, taking place this week in Las Vegas, Blackboard has made several announcements regarding new forms of packaging and delivery for its multiple products.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Desire2Learn has partnered with ShareStream to integrate the company's asynchronous video tools into its learning platform.
Desire2Learn is using the stage of its annual user conference, Fusion 2014, to shorten its moniker and announce a new branding for its education applications.
- By Dian Schaffhauser