Collaboration 2.0
Web 2.0 Strategies for Education


  • Web 2.0 in Instruction: Adding Spice to Math Education

    Math education has not kept up with technology--especially with Web 2.0 tools, which have the potential to transform and expand learning beyond the classroom and into kids' social and recreational lives. What can be done, and what free resources are available to educators to help make a transition possible?



  • Teachers Boost Global Collaboration Abilities with Hybrid Approach

    A research project that evaluated an education cluster formed among teachers in Delaware has concluded that following the hybrid model of teaching is an effective approach to help teachers integrate international education into their instruction.

  • Hawaii Implements Online Professional Development Resource Statewide

    The Hawaii Department of Education (HDOE) has chosen PD 360 from School Improvement Network (SINET) for its statewide online professional development resource. After a few schools in the state already using the service reported positive results, HDOE purchased access for all 289 of Hawaii's public schools.

  • NC Virtual School Offers Statewide Access to Streaming Digital Content

    North Carolina Virtual Public School (NCVPS) has announced it has signed an agreement to offer free access to Discovery Education streaming, the company's digital video-based learning system, to educators and students throughout the state. The school has also chosen the company to provide professional development services for its educators.

  • Lexia Expands Online Instruction and Offline Practice Tools

    Reading software provider Lexia has announced expansions of its scripted instruction tool Lexia Lessons and its offline practice activities collection Lexia Skill Builders.

  • Ed Tech at the Crossroads

    Education technology policy and advocacy groups have a lot to deal with these days. There's the new proposal to expand the federal E-Rate program. There are the National Broadband Plan and the new National Educational Technology Plan, both of which are on the verge of being revealed. And there's EETT, the sole source of funding specifically earmarked for educational technology, which is currently in danger of zero-funding.