Collaboration 2.0
Web 2.0 Strategies for Education



  • Snapshot: Students Want Online Learning

    High school students seem to be overwhelmingly in favor of online instruction as a component of their educations. The vast majority have taken an online course or expressed interest in taking one, according to new data released this week by Project Tomorrow.

  • FCC Broadband Plan Pushes Ambitious Agenda for U.S. Education

    After almost a year of development that included holding 36 public workshops in person and online and reading through 23,000 public comments, the Federal Communications Commission has released its national broadband plan with a formal report to Congress. Calling high-speed Internet access "indispensable for the 21st century, the foundation for our economy, the foundation for our democracy in the digital age," FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski declared the plan "ambitious but achievable."

  • International Online Teaching Conference To Focus on Web 2.0, Collaborative Technologies

    The International Education and Resource Network (iEARN) will hold its 17th International Teachers Conference and Youth Summit (ITCYS) in Barrie, Ontario, Canada, July 12 through 17, 2010. The annual conference, hosted by iEARN-Canada, brings together from around the world educators who use the Internet and related technologies to enhance project-based learning (PBL) through online collaboration.

  • Survey Reveals Concerns About Educator Preparedness for Digital Age

    A site survey conducted among attendees at the ASCD Critical Transformation Conference in San Antonio indicated that teachers and school administrators nationwide are bracing themselves for demise of the printed textbook and that they are largely concerned their schools and districts are adequately prepared for the 100 percent digital classroom.

  • LessonPathways Releases Elementary Curriculum Resource at No Charge

    Web-based K-5 curriculumĀ provider LessonPathways has announced that its curriculum and planner, previously offered via paid subscription, are now available as a free, advertiser-supported service.

  • Texas District Implements Video Solution over 802.11n

    Keller Independent School District (KISD) of Keller, TX, has announced the implementation of a wireless video system to bring video and other forms of electronic media directly into the classroom. Teachers and students will receive the content over laptop computers and in-class wireless video devices via the district's newly installed 802.11n wireless LAN (WLAN) infrastructure, which replaces the existing wired network.