T.H.E. SmartClassroom :: March 19, 2009


  • Mobile Devices: Facing Challenges and Opportunities for Learning

    The issue of mobile devices two pronged: that of administrators charged with overall school safety of our children and that of the educators who desire some degree of academic freedom to wisely select whatever it takes to prepare every student in their charge with 21st century skills within a safe environment. Which side do we take? Can we make both sides happy? What are potential challenges and opportunities for learning via mobile devices? It's time to explore. More

Ed Tech News

  • Epson Debuts 4 Sub-$1,000 LCD projectors

    Epson has introduced four new sub-$1,000 LCD multimedia projectors for education. The new models are designed to provide up to 6,000 hours of lamp life and include features for classroom use like microphone input, blackboard and whiteboard modes, and suport for computer-free PowerPoint presentations. More
  • Canon Launches LCD Education Projectors

    Canon USA is expanding its line of projectors for education. The company this week introduced three new LCD-based classroom models, each designed for high light output with resolutions up to WXGA. More
  • Partnership Will Make More Books Accessible to Readers with Print Disabilities

    Hachette Book Group has partnered with Bookshare to make more than 1,700 titles newly available in Braille, large type, and synthetic speech formats for readers with print disabilities. More
  • New Online Software Package Aims To Help Educate Students with Autism

    With a rate of a new diagnosis every 21 minutes, autism is the fast growing developmental disorder in the United States. Virtual Expert Clinics has launched AutismPro, a customizable package of tools, content, and programming designed to help educators and administrators improve the learning experiences for students with autism through the effective use of technology. More