Technology

12/14/2011

12/14/2011

GoKnow Mobile Learning, a leading provider of mobile learning tools and services, and the Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals announced general availability of GoObserve, a tablet-based classroom observation and walkthrough tool.

12/13/2011

12/13/2011

Moodlerooms, Inc. recently announced that it has been honored across six different categories in EdTech Digest’s 2011 Awards Program, including Learning Management System, Social Networking and Open Source Solution.

12/13/2011

YouTube is launching a brand new tool to help teachers and students get their learn on. “YouTube for Schools” is a portal that helps curate education materials and videos on subjects such as history and math while filtering out potentially offensive or distracting content.

12/8/2011

12/8/2011

LANSING – State Board of Education members say they don't want the cap on so-called cyber charter schools lifted until the two existing schools can be studied and there are guarantees the schools follow the same rules as brick and mortar programs.

12/8/2011

Recognizing the challenges that educators face in improving collections in a tight economy, Mackin Educational Resources has developed two free BookTalk Now! webcasts highlighting the newest titles from the Fall season.

12/8/2011

Hitachi America, Ltd. recently introduced its CP-RX94 3LCD projector, which is ideal for education and on-the-go applications and combines ease of operation with a host of useful features including HDMI connectivity.

12/7/2011

12/7/2011

Raymond Gonzalez, the new schools superintendent, arrives next week in the midst of a period of tumult in the district.

12/6/2011

12/6/2011

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) launched a new website last week designed to provide educators, parents and the public with an intuitive, easy-to-navigate tool to learn about Minnesota public schools.

12/1/2011

12/1/2011

Funds For Learning, in an effort to continue the technological progress made in classrooms and libraries across the country, is requesting that the Federal Communications Commission provide more funding for the E-rate program.

11/30/2011

11/30/2011

The New Hartford (N.Y.) Library Board of Trustees took its first step Tuesday night toward a plan that would sever ties with the town. The board voted in favor of a resolution to change from a municipal public library to a school district library.

11/30/2011

Schoolwires is launching Nimbus, a safe social learning environment that is designed to foster student engagement so that districts can extend participatory learning in and beyond the traditional classroom in support of student success and 21st century learning skills.

11/30/2011

A new set of schools, from Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Nevada, are using Chromebooks in their classrooms, libraries and to provide Internet access to students at home using built-in 3G.

11/29/2011

11/29/2011

The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) released the 2010 U.S. Educational Technology Industry Market: PreK-12 Report. First in a series of SIIA market reports, the survey values the overall market PreK-12 non-hardware educational technology at $7.5 billion dollars—with content-related products representing 42 percent of that revenue.

11/23/2011

11/23/2011

Promethean and the National Alliance of Black School Educators have equipped 20 classrooms at Eleanor McMain with modern, interactive learning technology. Orleans Parish Superintendent Dr. Darryl C. Kilbert and Eleanor McMain Principal Brigette Frick accepted the donation while attending the 39th Annual NABSE Conference in New Orleans, La.

11/23/2011

Follett Corporation named Tom Schenck to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer of Follett School and Library Group (FSLG), effective earlier this year. Schenck is responsible for a group of businesses serving over 60,000 education customers.

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