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T.H.E. Journal Goes Totally Digital August 20!

  • Attention, print and digital subscribers to T.H.E. Journal magazine: Look for an e-mail message on Aug. 20 with a link that will lead you to an all-new online, multimedia T.H.E. Journal! This new interactive version of the magazine will replace the current print and digital editions. We will continue to carry all the quality features, columns, and news stories you've come to expect from T.H.E. Journal while offering you more dynamic and immersive content. To learn more about why T.H.E. Journal is taking this important next step in its history, watch T.H.E. Journal Editorial Director Therese Mageau explain how and why the decision was made, and what you can expect, in this video. Current subscribers--watch your mailbox! And If you are not currently a print or digital subscriber to T.H.E. Journal magazine, you can sign up for your free subscription here.


  • Bringing the (Virtual) World to AP Lit

    A Georgia high school teacher is giving her AP Lit students a taste of the "real world" virtually. She's using Skype to create modern-day field trips to help them make connections between classroom learning and the outside world while also meeting curriculum requirements.


Ed Tech News

  • Blackboard Takes Mobile Apps to the End User

    This fall, faculty and students will no longer need access to a Blackboard institutional license to use Blackboard mobile applications--as long as they're willing to shell out $5.99 for the software or pay an annual subscription fee of $1.99.

  • Moodle 2.3.1 Addresses Security Issues

    Moodle's developers have released Moodle 2.3.1 just two weeks after the last major (2.3) update. The new version (along with updates to four other development branches) addresses minor bugs and also corrects some as-yet-unspecified security vulnerabilities.

  • VitalSource E-Textbook Platform Coming to Blackboard Learn

    Ingram's electronic textbook platform, VitalSource Bookshelf , is making its way to Blackboard Learn and Blackboard Mobile Learn.

  • North American, Congolese Students in Video Collaboration

    Global Nomads Group, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting international dialogue by partnering educators around the world, has chosen Polycom RealPresence video solutions technology to provide video collaboration for a Students Rebuild project that unites North American students with their counterparts in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

  • LanSchool 7.7 Expands Classroom Management Support for iOS, Android

    Stoneware has updated its LanSchool classroom management suite to version 7.7, offering expanded support for mobile devices and tighter integration with webNetwork, a platform for delivering applications and network resources from the Web.

  • Wowzers Tackles Elementary Math with Online Games

    A company that creates educational virtual worlds has introduced a new online product designed to help third through fifth graders get better at math.


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