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  • The Backwards Class

    A fairly new teacher has come up with a way to help her anxiety-ridden AP Calculus students relax more in class. She's using an approach dubbed by her students as the "backwards classroom." Results have been remarkable. She credits the method of an increase in test scores and says the teaching style suits motivated students well.


Ed Tech News

  • Brainchild Debuts Android Tablet for Schools

    Ed tech developer Brainchild this week debuted a tablet designed specifically for K-12 schools. The new device, called Kineo, is based around Google's Android 2.1 operating system, like a number of popular tablets, but provides security features for schools that want to limit what students can do.

  • Digital Learning Suite Adds Classroom Management, Wireless Computer Control

    Today HP launched new additions to its Digital Learning Suite, a lineup of K-12 education tools ranging from classroom management software to presentation devices to a multi-seat thin client solution.

  • Epson To Ship Voice-Amplifying Classroom Projectors

    Epson has introduced two LCD projectors with networking and voice amplification capabilities. The pair debuted at the FETC 2011 conference being held this week in Orlando, FL.

  • Pearson Launches 'Brief Review' of History for Mobile Devices

    Educational publisher Pearson introduced its Brief Review of Global History and Geography app for mobile devices such as Apple iPad and iPhone with demonstrations at this week's FETC 2011 conference in Orlando, FL.

  • $500,000 Grant Fuels Digital Media Development for Experimental School

    PBS will develop achievement-oriented content especially for the New York City Department of Education's School of One (So1) with the help of a $500,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. School of One is an experiment in personalizing education using multiple modalities of instruction, allowing students to learn at their own pace and according to their own respective strengths and weaknesses.

  • Crestron Ships Flash-Enabled AV Touchpanel

    Crestron has rolled out a new wireless touch panel that controls AV applications, room temperature, and lighting conditions, while offering support for control applications and Adobe Flash objects.