Technology

8/9/2013

8/9/2013

The new MOTIV High Back Sofa with Shelf offers additional workspace while retaining a compact footprint. The new sofa, which provides the most utility in high back seating currently offered, is available for order now and will begin shipping later this month.

8/9/2013

The nationally recognized Mooresville Graded School District (MGSD) and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content for K-12 classrooms, announced today an expansion of their partnership that brings Discovery Education’s digital social studies textbook to middle school classrooms district wide. Discovery Education is the primary provider of digital content and digital textbooks to MGSD.

8/9/2013

Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS), a leading provider of blended professional development solutions for K-12 school districts and educators, today announced the launch of ‘The No-Nonsense Nurturer Classroom’ online course, based on The Center for Transformative Teacher Training’s (CT3’s) highly effective classroom management curriculum.

8/9/2013

In addition to netTrekker’s new aesthetic enhancements, subscribers of both netTrekker and icurio will also benefit from Sophia’s more than 26,000 tutorials in subject areas including English, Sciences, Math, Learning Strategies, Fine Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, World Languages and Applied Sciences.

8/8/2013

8/8/2013

Although schools have traditionally banned or limited cellphones in the classroom, 73% of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers said their students use phones in the classroom or to complete assignments, according to a Pew Research Center study released in February.

8/8/2013

The robot, affectionately named Robbie and built from Pitsco's TETRIX® Building System, has been put into service by the Best Southwest Regional Community Emergency Response Team in DeSoto, Texas.

8/8/2013

As the national movement toward implementing digital learning programs and instructional materials in grade 6-12 classrooms gains momentum, Edgenuity – a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions – is helping to lead the way as schools and districts make the transition to online learning.

8/8/2013

Delivering an unprecedented combination of power and mobility, HARMAN’s JBL Professional today introduced the PRX700 Series portable loudspeakers. The next generation in JBL’s market-leading PRX portable PA line, the PRX700 Series offers massive improvements in power, SPL and connectivity.

8/7/2013

8/7/2013

Richard Byrne offers some helpful ideas on classroom blogging tools, including one that allows readers to leave voice messages, and another which lets students upload files to an ftp site while keeping all the other files on the site private.

8/7/2013

Covering such topics as friending, groups, pages, roles, and account type, Lisa Nielsen offers five tips for maintaining a safe, fun, and successful class Facebook page.

8/7/2013

It's been around for nearly 30 years, but researchers at North Carolina State University in Raleigh have spent four years researching how to conduct 3D printing in a new way—with liquid metals.

8/7/2013

The project will enable the district to sustain long-term energy efficiency in its facilities, while saving approximately 24 percent of its annual energy costs.

8/7/2013

Race brings more than 15 years’ experience in education and program, product, and process modification to ASCD. Before joining the association, Race was an educational consultant providing training and support around teacher observation, coaching, and evaluation for The Danielson Group.

8/7/2013

Kansas City, Missouri-based systems integrator Harvest Productions, which performed the upgrade, housed the new PowerChiton modules inside the stadium’s scoreboard. The compact PowerChiton design enabled the unusual installation, ensuring they are not visible to spectators.

8/7/2013

Every student who does not have access to some form of a computer falls behind every day. Schools must prepare students for the future economy by providing them with the necessary technology today.

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