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  • Technology To Watch: 5 Questions with Kathy Schrock

    Anybody who follows K-12 education technology trends has surely run across Kathy Schrock and her opinions. During her time in the public eye, Schrock has seen hundreds of products that promise to change how education is done in the classroom. She's also been witness to dozens of predictions portending major shifts in how technology will change students, teachers, and schools. Some of those have fared better than others and others have been total surprises, as she told us in this interview.


Ed Tech News

  • Technology Now a Competitive Priority for ED Grants

    In response to a number of public comments protesting the omission of technology as a priority in the funding of competitive grants in FY 2011, the United States Department of Education added the use of technology to its notice of final supplemental priorities for discretionary grant programs, which it released Dec. 15.

  • NACME Grant To Support Minority Education in Engineering

    The National Action Council for Minority Engineers (NACME), a non-profit that encourages pursuit of engineering careers among minorities underrepresented in the field, has received a $520,000 grant from the ExxonMobil Foundation to support its programs, including scholarships and a strategic pre-professional education effort.

  • RM Easiteach NG Comes to Mac OS X

    RM Education has released RM Easiteach Next Generation for Mac OS X, bringing a number of features to the Mac platform that had previously been available only for WIndows-based systems.

  • Publisher Releases Mobile Games for Preschoolers

    The Learning Co., a division of educational publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), has released four new mobile games to help preschoolers play and learn on the Apple iPhone and iPad mobile devices.

  • Gates Foundation Funds Tutor.com Research for Math Teacher Training

    A company that provides online tutoring services has received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to create an on-demand professional development system specifically to train middle school and high school math teachers.

  • Kaltura Updates Open Source Video Management App

    Kaltura has updated its open source online video content management application. Version 3.0 of the Kaltura Video Platform Community Edition adds a new cloud-based deployment and offers transcoding options specifically for mobile devices.

  • Moodle 2.0.1 Brings Dozens of Enhancements to LMS

    Developers have released Moodle 2.0.1, a minor update to the popular open source learning management system.

  • Numonics Ships Dual-Pen Upgrade

    Numonics, a Pennsylvania company that specializes in computer-based presentation technologies, has rolled out a dual-pen field upgrade kit for its Intelliboard Windows products released prior to Nov. 1, 2010.