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  • QR Codes in the Classroom

    Wyoming science teacher London Jenks not only allows mobile technologies in his classroom, but he's also learned how to maximize them as educational tools, tapping the devices for assessments, research, and even student scavenger hunts using QR codes.


Ed Tech News

  • Chicago-Area School District Adds Streaming Media

    A small school district in the Chicago, IL area, Cass District 63, has turned to New Dimension Media's CCC!  streaming media to provide resources for its students.

  • Glogster EDU Expands Multimedia Platform for Teachers

    Glogster is adding new editions of its educational platform, Glogster EDU, starting in mid-September. Glogster EDU is an online service that lets students create "Glogs"--online multimedia posters that use text, photos, music, and video. They can be used for book reports, class projects, homework, and presentations on any subject.

  • Edmodo Adds Quiz Builder User Badges

    Edmodo has updated its free classroom communication system. The system, referred to as a "social learning network" by the company that develops it, has added quizzes, badges, and revisions to its student profile page, among other new features.

  • Hitachi Ships Network Classroom Projectors

    Hitachi America has rolled out three new LCD-based projectors for classrooms. The new CP-WX3014WN, CP-X3014WN, and CP-X4014WN offer high light output and high contrast ratio for sub-optimal lighting conditions. They also offer networking capabilities.

  • New Site Offers Online Resources for Parents, Teachers, and Students

    A newly launched site, designed to serve as an interactive educational tool with a science focus, will feature free lesson plan, videos, and activities aligned to national education standards.

  • Epson Intros Entry-Level LCD Projectors, Launches Training Series

    Epson has unveiled two portable, entry-level LCD projectors, the PowerLite 1221 and the PowerLite 1261W. The company also launched, in partnership with Discovery Education and Atomic Learning, a new training program to help education users get up to speed on using interactive projection technologies in the classroom.

  • VSCHOOLZ Reworks Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Ed Content

    With a recent infusion of investment, virtual education company VSCHOOLZ has undertaken a mammoth project to pick apart the individual lessons and learning objects contained in K-12 resources from education publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH). This will allow teachers that use the service to assemble curriculum their own way.


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