Collaboration 2.0
Web 2.0 Strategies for Education



  • Skype Community Comes to the Classroom

    Skype has launched a global community for educators called Skype in the classroom. The free service is focused on connecting teachers from around the world to collaborate on learning activities and share expertise and resources.

  • Connect All Schools Pushes American Students To Go Global

    A national project to connect American students with their counterparts in other parts of the world has drawn dozens of consortium partners into the fold.

  • Cengage Delivers Online Learning Platform

    Ed tech developer Cengage Learning has launched a new online learning platform. Called MindTap, the platform is designed to work across devices--traditional computers, smart phones, and tablets--to deliver coursework, learning management, and a range of educational materials.

  • EchoSystem 4.0 Goes Social and Mobile

    Echo360 has debuted a major update to its flagship lecture capture platform, EchoSystem. The latest version, 4.0, will include new mobile capabilities, HD and dual display support, and social features designed to boost student engagement.

  • Desire2Learn Campus Life Takes Communications Mobile

    Desire2Learn has released Campus Life, a new mobile communications and collaboration tool for education.

  • Study Island Adds STAAR Alignment

    Ed tech developer Archipelago Learning has added support for Texas' STAAR tests to its flagship online instruction, assessment, and reporting tool--Study Island.

  • Tool Factory Releases Online Video Editing Suite

    Tool Factory has released Creaza Eduucation, a suite of online tools for planning, creating, publishing, and sharing digital stories.

  • Moodle Tackles LMS Security Vulnerabilities

    Moodle's developers have released an update to the popular open source learning management system. The latest Moodle 2.0.2 and 1.9.11 releases address several major security vulnerabilities and also include some bug fixes and performance enhancements.