Coverage of the FETC Conference
Here you'll find coverage of the FETC conference. The 2017 National Conference is being held Jan. 24–27 in Orlando, FL. We're providing news from the show floor and session highlights from the event. You'll also find coverage of past FETC events deeper in these archives. For show schedule, registration information, and other details about the conference itself, visit FETC.org.
Chad Lewis and his school, Tampa Preparatory School, have received a fair amount of attention lately. Lewis, the director of technology at the Florida private school, has transformed classrooms throughout his 670-student institution, which starts with sixth graders and goes up through 12th grade.
CTL has introduced a new convertible, touch-capable laptop designed to withstand the rigors of student-use in K–12 classrooms, the company announced Friday at the Future of Education Technology Conference.
Early education software developer Alive Studios has released a line of classroom solutions that use hands-on augmented reality technology to deliver engaging math and English instruction. Using the 20-point Touch Mat technology offered from Sprout Pro by HP, the Learning alive Suite can be fully utilized without 3D glasses.
The provider of formative assessment and competency-based learning software solutions, Thursday debuted its integrated growth-reporting suite at the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) taking place this week in Orlando, FL.
After recently establishing Thingiverse Education, a repository of more than a hundred 3D printing lesson plans, MakerBot has launched a new program that encourages educators to use 3D printing in classrooms. The MakerBot Educators Program is the next step in growing a community determined to widely integrate 21st century STEM and design skills into the K–12 education system.
Dell EMC, the infrastructure business of Dell Technologies, is unveiling a new portfolio of education PCs and monitors designed to help teachers leverage the latest technology to improve learning for K–12 students worldwide.
ClassTag, a free parent engagement app for teachers and schools, is unveiling a pilot launch of its Marketplace feature to boost schools’ funding. The announcement is being made at this week’s Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) in Orlando, FL.
Dremel, a manufacturer of tools and printers, has donated 70 3D printers to 35 schools and universities nationwide in its #LearnMakeGive contest. Selected through public voting, the winning designs reflect the creativity and ingenuity of 3D-printed ideas that give back to schools and communities. Each institution will receive two Dremel Idea Builder 3D printers and filament.
Follett, a provider of education technology, print and digital services, has become a premiere distributor for Dremel 3D printers for the K–12 school market, Follett announced Tuesday.
Epson will be showcasing a number of education-focused products this week at the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) in Orlando, FL, including four new BrightLink interactive ultra short-throw presentation displays.