Technology

9/3/2013

9/3/2013
He joins Minerva from McGill University where he is the James McGill Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and the Director of the Laboratory for Music Cognition, Perception, and Expertise.
9/3/2013
The new release of FollettShelf provides schools with universal access to quality K-12 eContent in a consistent virtual learning space that promotes critical thinking skills through reading, studying and note taking.
9/3/2013
Rapid Insight now provides the ability to read and write data to and from Hadoop, and to incorporate Big Data into predictive models with the utilization of Hive.
9/3/2013
PPS is a national organization with local chapters throughout the country that elevates the role of parents in public schools from passive consumers to active participants.
9/3/2013
Massachusetts is poised to open two more cyber public schools by this time next year, and districts statewide are clamoring to establish their own virtual academies — despite the failing test scores at the one online school we already have.

8/30/2013

8/30/2013
The DEN Guru program recognizes educators who have distinguished themselves as thought leaders through their work in transforming teaching and learning with digital content and educational technologies.
8/30/2013
The social media sites of all 13,000 students in Glendale, Calif.'s middle and high schools are being monitored. School officials hired a company called Geo Listening to track students' online posts daily with the goal to intervene when students discuss suicide, bullying, violence, or substance abuse.
8/30/2013
It is a cornerstone of their organization to provide members with state-of-the-art support through conferences, workshops, professional development, and newsletters as well as collaboration with higher education and businesses to promote and integrate technology in the classroom.
8/30/2013
The puzzle app virtually transports players 11 and older to excavation sites in Central America to carefully collect more than 40 historically accurate artifacts.

8/29/2013

8/29/2013
Unlike the common misconception that kids these days are not interested in school, student Timothy Decatur-Luker of Madison, VA, and students from Maeser Prep Academy in Orem, UT are breaking the stereotype.
8/29/2013
The new annual Communities In Schools Awards of Excellence additionally recognize and honor local affiliates for exemplary work in schools and communities where they are making a difference each day to ensure the students they serve have the resources and supports to be successful in school and in life.
8/29/2013
The searchable library of tutorials correlates to academic courses of study in Grades 6-8 Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2 and Geometry, and is aligned to the Common Core, SAT Math topics and ACT Math topics. Each video is tagged with searchable keywords and connects to background tutorials as well.
8/29/2013
Spellex Dictation allows users to easily dictate and correctly spell healthcare, legal, and BioScientific and engineering words and phrases.
8/29/2013
Some 13,000 middle and high school students in the Glendale Unified School District who post publicly on sites such as Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Facebook will be affected by the policy, according to the district.

8/28/2013

8/28/2013
Dashboards, launched by Assessment Technology Incorporated (ATI), offer educators a convenient method to view and interact with data for evaluation, assessment, and instruction in a single location. Using widget technology, Dashboards display graphical information quickly and clearly.

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