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  • Ushering iPad into the Classroom

    A number of built-in features, tools, and add-ons are helping to propel Apple's iPad into the classroom. Technology analyst Denise Harrison looks at the benefits of iPad in education and predicts some unanticipated applications


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  • Texas School Uses Remote Desktop To Give Students Anywhere Access

    Keller Independent School District of Keller, TX is extending learning beyond the classroom. The district has adopted remote desktop software to give its students remote access to in-school software, files, and information from anywhere they use their school-issued tablet computers or any other device with Internet access.

  • Discovery Education Brings Streaming Content to iPad

    Discovery Education has launched a version of its streaming service optimized for Apple iPad. The initial offering will include more than 33,000 video items.

  • Elluminate, Wimba Collaborative Tools Get Third-Party LMS Support

    Following up on a commitment made at the time it acquired the two companies, Blackboard has announced that Collaborate, its new collaborative learning suite that taps into technology from Elluminate and Wimba, will work with competing learning management systems. This will allow Collaborate to pull user, course, and enrollment data from the various LMSes.

  • Mississippi Learning Center Adopts Curriculum Management Software

    As part of its ongoing effort to provide schools in eastern Mississippi with resources to improve student achievement, the East Mississippi Center for Educational Development (EMCED) has adopted a multimedia curriculum management tool.

  • ReelSurfer Takes Video Search to the Cloud

    A company that specializes in technology for doing video search has taken its product to the cloud. ReelSurfer has begun showing its Cloud Video Search Platform, which consists of multiple tools that enable users to search for targeted dialog segments within a larger video and to create clips for easy distribution online.

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

    On the heels of its introduction of a mobile application for Android mobile phones, online education solutions provider TH(i)NQ Ed has introduced an application for the Apple iPod touch and iPhone mobile devices for users of its learning network journ(i)e.

  • Blackboard Expands Consulting Services into Mobile Arena

    Blackboard is expanding the parameters of its professional services beyond technical services and training. The company recently announced that it would offer its clients consulting help specifically in planning and deploying mobile solutions. The company also announced version 9.x of Learn, launched in January 2009, has been more widely adopted than any other version of its learning management system and is now in use by 1,000 organizations.