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  • iPads Invade the Computer Lab

    A private school on the Big Island of Hawaii not only adopted Apple's iPad for student learning; the school designed a whole facility around it.

  • Schools Build Community with Student News Programs

    Schools are using digital video production in their efforts to foster 21st century skills in their students. Administrators are finding that these programs can also reach out to disconnected students and strengthen school community, with kids as young as 5 years old contributing.


Ed Tech News

  • Groups Decry Technology Cuts in Federal Education Budget

    Killing the only federal program that specifically provides funding for education technology will undermine reform and innovation efforts in America's schools. That's according to four major education advocacy groups that issued a joint statement Tuesday denouncing proposed cuts to the Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT) program.

  • New NEC Projectors Display Video in Unusual Places

    NEC has unveiled four high-brightness projectors with the ability to project images on nonwhite and three-dimensional surfaces, including cylindrical and spherical walls and the corners of rooms.

  • Desire2Learn Learning Suite Expands Mobile Support

    Desire2Learn is releasing a new version of Learning Suite, an educational software package that includes a learning management system, electronic portfolio, learning repository, and analytics. The new release, version 9.2, expands support for mobile Web users and also brings several enhancements in the areas of assessments and grading.

  • Nomad Launches 13U Fixed Podium

    Nomad Technologies, a company that offers digital wall displays, podiums, and video conferencing solutions, has unveiled a new multimedia classroom podium that ships with a customizable array of AV equipment.

  • Vidyo Appliance Records Video Conferences

    A new $9,500 appliance from Vidyo provides for a kind of personal telepresence by letting users Webcast and record their video conferences.

  • Epson Debuts Interactive LCD Projector

    Epson has rolled out a new projector that can turn walls, tabletops, and other flat surfaces into interactive learning environments.

  • Walter's Publishing Launches Browser-Based Yearbook Software

    Walter's Publishing recently launched Pictavo, a Web-based application that integrates yearbook design functions with collaboration and project management features.