Collaboration 2.0
Web 2.0 Strategies for Education


  • Web 3.0 and Its Relevance for Instruction

    While Web 3.0 has been talked about for some time, there has been increasing and ongoing discussion as to how it should best be defined and what the foundational characteristics of the technology are or will be. The reality is, however, that while there are attempts at clear definitions, the ideas and concepts continue to evolve as users make sense of where things are going.More


  • Wisconsin District To Launch Online School

    Howard-Suamico School District of Green Bay, WI, has announced it will partner with Kaplan Virtual Education to launch Bay Port iAcademy (BPiA) to provide full- and part-time online education opportunities to middle school and high school students throughout the state. Since BPiA will be part of a public school district, all students will be able to attend tuition free.More
  • Kaltura Releases Video Extension for Moodle and Joomla

    Kaltura has released video extensions for both Moodle, an open source course management system, and Joomla, an open source content management platform. The extensions allow site-builders for either application to manipulate video and other rich media on their sites, including content management, syndication, monetization, transcoding, uploading, importing, and editing.More
  • Shmoop Takes Teachers' Guides Online

    Digital learning guide publisher Shmoop has introduced teachers' guides to accompany 18 of its most popular online titles in classic literature and United States history. The company has created a Teacher Resource Center that gives educators an opportunity to learn about Shmoop guides and how to use them effectively in the classroom, as well as a forum to discuss teaching with the guides.More
  • Educators Inclined More Toward Digital Content

    PreK-12 teachers throughout the United States are making significant progress in the adoption and integration of digital media and Internet use in their curricula.More
  • Florida Virtual To Extend Use of LMS to Students

    The Florida Virtual School is expanding its use of Blackboard technology. The school provides free education to students throughout the state of Florida and delivers education in 43 other states and 39 countries. Previously, it was using Blackboard's course management system for professional development for its teachers. Now the school will be implementing Blackboard Learn for its students as well.More
  • Minnesota Education Cooperative Adopts Videoconferencing

    Mid-State Education District (MSET) of Little Falls, MN, has chosen IOCOM video conferencing software for communication among and district learning for the schools in its member districts. MSET serves as a regional education service center technology hub for 10 districts in the area.More
  • Pennsylvania Nonprofit Expands Online Learning Options

    Capital Area Intermediate Unit (CAIU), a nonprofit regional educational service agency in south central Pennsylvania, has announced an expansion of their online learning partnership with EdisonLearning.More
  • Florida DOE Provides Professional Development Content to Teachers Statewide

    The Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) has inked a new deal with the School Improvement Network (SINet) that will allow educators throughout the state 24/7 access to extensive professional development resources through the company's PD 360 library.More