Technology

3/28/2012

3/28/2012

On Feb. 23, Steven Anderson, instructional technologist for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County (N.C.) Schools, celebrated his three-year anniversary on Twitter. Anderson began exploring Twitter in 2009 as a way of finding people with similar interests, opposing views, and resources on integrating technology in the classroom to share with teachers and staff in his district of 57,000 students.

3/28/2012

While Facebook and Google+ are popular social networks for everyday life, dozens of other networks have been created to provide safe and effective social learning environments for K12 education. Social learning networks (SLNs) allow students to learn 21st-century skills, help students build online portfolios or resumes and collaborate with peers through project-based learning.

3/28/2012

Classroom walkthroughs are one thing that make a difference in Mooresville N.C. Graded School District, a district that the U.S. Department of Education uses as a prime example of districts doing it right.

3/28/2012

Luidia Inc. conducted a survey of educators across the nation to learn about technology adoption goals and find out what is keeping schools from reaching their full potential with technology.

3/28/2012

Adobe is offering free downloads of Adobe Photoshop CS6 beta to any students, faculty and staff.

3/28/2012

The Idaho State Department of Education announced it has signed an agreement with Discovery Education to provide digital content to classrooms across Idaho for the next five years. 

3/28/2012

Educators are finding a new way to organize and collaborate resources for transition to the Common Core, curriculum mapping, and classroom activities.

3/28/2012

The work of 35 young scientists, researchers and videographers has won a Maricopa middle school a $100,000 technology package.

3/26/2012

3/26/2012

A survey of education professionals conducted last month by Luidia revealed current trends about a number of hot-button issues. According to the survey, 73 percent of teachers want technology to increase student engagement. 

3/26/2012

Florida Virtual School is now offering online tutoring for math and science for all students – not just those taking an FLVS course. 

3/23/2012

3/23/2012

Optoma has introduced its all-new EcoBright line of lamp-free, maintenance-free projectors. The EcoBright ZW210ST and EcoBright ZX210ST embrace the new Solid State Illumination technology. 

3/23/2012

Califone has launched the JB310 Jackbox to meet the growing need to distribute audio (through connected headphones) to differentiated learning groups.

3/23/2012

PLATO Learning has introduced PLATO Virtual Academy, a flexible, standards-based solution that pairs rigorous, research-based courses with certified, online teachers to meet the needs of 21st century learners.

3/22/2012

3/22/2012

Abtech Education Solutions help educational institutions create, implement, and maintain successful end-to-end technology learning environments.  

3/22/2012

Splashtop Whiteboard allows teachers and students to easily turn their tablet into an interactive whiteboard. 

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