Technology

1/10/2012

1/10/2012

Mackin Educational Resources is now providing the Books On Tape collection of nearly 1,200 audiobooks in both CD and digital formats to public and school libraries and classrooms.

1/9/2012

1/9/2012

CDW Government LLC and Discovery Education announced the launch of the 10th-annual sweepstakes program. The 2012 Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes will award three grand prize 21st-century classroom technology packages.

1/9/2012

Panasonic announced the high-brightness, compact and portable PT-LW25H Series LCD projectors.

1/6/2012

1/6/2012

A pilot program in the Higley Unified School District will allow students to use iPads in four classrooms starting this month.

1/5/2012

1/5/2012

Ann Rosenbaum, a former military police officer in the Marines, does not shrink from a fight, having even survived a close encounter with a car bomb in Iraq. Her latest conflict is quite different: she is now a high school teacher, and she and many of her peers in Idaho are resisting a statewide plan that dictates how computers should be used in classrooms.

1/4/2012

1/4/2012

Students at a New Hampshire charter school got a lesson in politics Tuesday from Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman.

1/4/2012

Looking ahead at some of the education technology trends we’ll likely see in 2012, many are already underway.

12/23/2011

12/23/2011

There are times when the New Jersey Department of Education gets it right. The rejection of the Garden State Virtual Charter School’s application was one such golden moment.

12/21/2011

12/21/2011

The Jersey Community (Ill.) School District is initiating an ambitious campaign to be on the cutting edge of technology to educate students for the challenges of the modern world.

12/20/2011

12/20/2011

School districts are reviewing guidelines to better define the use of social media in classrooms, as educators grapple with the benefits and drawbacks of online relationships.

12/19/2011

12/19/2011

Computer technology has penetrated the classroom for thirty years with little impact. After hundreds of “disruptive” education startups, the best innovation in education is still the chalkboard.

12/16/2011

12/16/2011

Many families view K-12 online schools with skepticism.

12/15/2011

12/15/2011

Google has launched a YouTube for Schools service to make educationally relevant videos available for use in school. It's a great idea, but for it to actually be used in schools, many districts around the country will have to modify their filters to allow teachers to access at least this portion of YouTube.

12/14/2011

12/14/2011

Recently hired Sandy Hook School library media specialist Yvonne Cheh went to place an order for new books in June and learned that the bulk order qualified the school for a limited-time promotion of two free Amazon Kindle electronic readers.

12/14/2011

By almost every educational measure, the Agora Cyber Charter School is failing.

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