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  • Toward a More Collaborative Curriculum

    Bakersfield City School District is using its new online learning system to introduce electronic textbooks, aid teachers with lesson plan creation, automate tasks, archive materials, and bring digital content into the classroom. And now it's looking toward a future in which technology helps teachers become more collaborative with one another.


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  • Texas District Expanding Use of Online Teaching Platform

    A school district in Texas is broadening its use of a Web-based platform for managing math and English instruction. It tested the platform last year as part of a 1:1 computing experiment in four elementary school classrooms.

  • Science Courses Add Online Simulations, Lab Experiments

    Online courses in biology and chemistry from Plato Learning, designed both for credit recovery and for students new to the subjects, are receiving an infusion of new content to reflect updates in science instruction, most notably real-world applicability of traditional learning and school STEM initiatives.

  • Rural Alaska District Boosts Digital Content Integration

    The massive and remote Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD) of Soldotna, AK is expanding its use of streaming media and other digital learning materials, along with teacher professional development, to support its educational mission.

  • Crestron Adds Push Buttons to the iPad

    Crestron has unveiled a new device that combines with the iPad to supply hard buttons for mobile room control.

  • Contest Will Fund Classroom Makeovers

    Insurance company Great American Financial Resources has launched a classroom equipment contest that will award small cash grants to three teachers who are voted the "most deserving" of a classroom makeover.

  • Episode 6 Encoder Brings Integrated File Sharing, Cross-Platform Distributed Processing

    Telestream has released Episode 6, an update to the company's cross-platform professional video and audio encoding suite. The latest release includes a revamped user interface, integrated file sharing, and expanded support for Windows, among other improvements.

  • Shmoop Takes on SAT Preparation

    Online study guide provider Shmoop has taken its irreverent approach to mastery of academic material into new territory: the College Board. The company now offers a complete online SAT preparation course that, while comprehensive with regard to the three sections of the test--math, verbal, and written--differs somewhat from traditional programs.

  • TH(i)NQ Ed Takes journ(i)e Network Mobile

    Online education solutions provider TH(i)NQ Ed has introduced a mobile application for the Android mobile phone for users of its learning network journ(i)e.