Featured Articles

  • Putting Change on the Backs of Teachers is a Bad, Bad Idea

    In a lively dialogue, mobilists Cathie Norris and Elliot Soloway discuss why telling teachers to just "integrate the technology into the curriculum" is a recipe for disaster — and they invite readers to tell their own tech transformation stories. Read Full Article

  • Twitter Tips for Educators

    According to instructional technologist Steven Anderson, Twitter holds the key for putting teachers in touch with great ideas from all over the world. Here are 10 ways he offers to get the most out of it. Read Full Article

  • 31 Top Apps for Education from FETC 2013

    Like last year, this year's popular App Shootout at FETC 2013 tossed around dozens of useful apps for teachers and students. Read Full Article

  • Game Design: The Key to Education?

    Imagine a learning environment where students engage core principals using gameplay, solve problems through team-based collaboration, and use gaming systems in place of standardized textbooks. Is our education system ready for that? Do we have a choice? Read Full Article

  • Playing To Learn

    Imagine a school where the kids play iPad games to learn about genetics or take on the personas of ghosts to learn about the American Revolution. Those are the approaches to teaching going on at Quest to Learn, a public school in New York City that opened in 2009 expressly to explore how gaming can be integrated with curriculum and where educators work alongside curriculum specialists and game designers to develop instruction. Read Full Article

The Latest in Education Technology

Classroom Technology

  • New Marshall PTZ Camera Gets Zoom Certified

    Marshall Electronics has introduced a sub-$900 pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) video camera that's certified by Zoom.

  • Chromebook Reseller Trafera Acquires AXI Education Solutions

    Trafera, one of the largest U.S. providers of Google Chromebooks for K–12 students, on Wednesday announced it has acquired AXI Education Solutions, which sells interactive flat panels, educator professional development, and related products and services to K-12 school districts across the Mid-South.

  • Nureva Debuts Hyflex/Hybrid Classroom Setup

    Audio conferencing company Nureva has introduced a new classroom solution that integrates audio, video, device management and services.

  • Microsoft Intros Windows 11 SE for K–8

    The ubiquitous Chromebook faces a formidable new contender in education. Microsoft has announced a new cloud-first edition of Windows 11, designed specifically to run on low-cost devices for use in K-8. Windows 11 SE is an operating system that's intended to provide a distraction-free environment for students and simpler administration of devices for IT.

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