Technology

1/25/2012

1/25/2012

As Gov. Bobby Jindal pushes for “more choice” for school children and their parents in the form of charter schools and vouchers, he’s also calling for a more high-tech solution — and he’s pointing to local schools as an example of how to do it.

1/25/2012

ASCD released the complete schedule for the association’s 2012 Virtual Conference, which will run concurrent with ASCD’s67th Annual Conference and Exhibit Show March 24–26 in Philadelphia, Pa.

1/24/2012

1/24/2012

Florida Virtual School offers 15 Advanced Placement courses to all students interested in AP. FLVS students outperformed the state in overall averages by 12 percent and were equal to the global overall averages.

1/24/2012

The new Lightweight Personal Multimedia Stereo Headset from Califone International, Inc., gives educators a high-quality and cost-effective audio solution that’s also comfortable for extended daily student wear.

1/24/2012

Chessi Oetjens loves used her iPad in the classroom. It cuts down on paperwork. She can access her school computer from anywhere. The third grade teacher at Arborwood South also loves how the device excites her students.

1/24/2012

School officials in Vermont’s largest city are considering providing portable computers or iPads to all 1,900 middle and high school students in the Burlington district.

1/24/2012

Apple announced that it was "reinventing the textbook" using the iPad, its iBooks bookstore and a new kind of book creation tool. But despite the tremendous success of the iPad in recent years, and despite the biggest partners in educational publishing, does the company have the ability to effect real change?

1/23/2012

1/23/2012

When Apple announced its textbook initiative, there was a rush of excitement among educators. Textbooks from major publishers, which can cost $40 to $75 dollars in print, would be available as interactive e-books for $15 or less.

1/20/2012

1/20/2012

Apple’s plan to bring iPad textbooks to schools across America and around the world via iBooks 2 and iBooks Author is nothing short of a revolution. It could mean the end of giant, overused dog-eared volumes jammed into bulging backpacks balanced atop the over-burdened backs of America’s youth.

1/20/2012

Intel Corporation announced the availability of the latest Intel classmate PCs that will be powered by the new Intel Atom processors.

1/20/2012

Epson BrightLink 455Wi, DC-11 Document Camera and PowerLite 905 have been recognized by Tech & Learning’s 29th annual awards program for excellence in educational technology.

1/19/2012

1/19/2012

Epson has been recognized by the 2011 EdTech Digest Awards in three separate categories – the BrightLink Solo and PowerLite 96W projector were selected as winners and the BrightLink 455Wi was selected as a finalist.

1/19/2012

AMX announced an agreement with Graybar, a leading electrical, communications and data networking products distributor and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services. Graybar will sell AMX SchoolView.

1/19/2012

Promethean unveiled ActivTable for public preview at BETT 2012. ActivTable inspires users to take an active role in their own learning and that of their friends by driving student engagement, participation and creativity.

1/19/2012

Could the days of used textbooks filled with misleading highlights be nearing an end?

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