Technology

10/7/2013

10/7/2013
Campaign introduces mindfulness to students, or the intentional thought of how actions may affect ourselves and others and the ability to evaluate our choices.
10/7/2013

A teenager who claimed "sarcasm" after talking on Facebook about shooting up a kindergarten spent months in jail this year for making a "terroristic threat." Over the summer, Instagram photos of guns and money led to New York City’s largest gun bust ever. A mom's Facebook photo of her baby with a bong led to her 2010 arrest.

10/4/2013

10/4/2013
This relationship combines expertise from each company to offer school districts across the country new tools for anticipating the evolving needs of their districts, such as adding or reducing buildings, planning for new developments, boundary changes, resource optimization and enrollment projections.
10/4/2013
Smart from the Start is the latest brainchild of the Together Counts initiative by the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation and Discovery Education. Together Counts encourages educators, students and families to live active and healthy lives in an effort to address childhood obesity nationwide.
10/4/2013
With a fresh perspective on language arts, Collections places instructional focus on analysis, drawing inferences and conclusions, and producing evidence-based writing.
10/4/2013
These OER Textbook Replacement Courses give middle and high school teachers a quick and easy way to replace heavy, static and expensive textbooks — and bring engaging multimedia content to tech-savvy students.

10/3/2013

10/3/2013
There is no reason for computer science or system engineering courses to be ranked as "non-essential" in favor of more traditional English, math, and science courses that so often teach knowledge and skills out of context.
10/3/2013
Located in Oakland, Calif., OMI is a racially diverse college preparatory academy for sixth through twelfth graders and is known for its demanding academic program that includes language arts, math, science and history, as well as world languages, leadership and physical fitness training.
10/3/2013
The Access 700 PIP1 and Passport 1000 P1 Power over Ethernet (PoE) and Access 700 PWI1 and Passport 1000 P2 WiFi locks now provide simultaneous support for multiple credential technologies and NFC mobile access, in addition to their existing magnetic stripe and PIN code capabilities.
10/3/2013
Edgenuity is helping schools and districts use online and blended learning to ensure an engaging, student-centered educational experience through a robust set of Instructional Services offerings that can be customized to accommodate a wide variety of programs and settings.
10/3/2013
The MemberPlanet platform gives group leaders the ability to manage one or multiple groups from a single user interface, and gives members a centralized place to stay abreast of group activities, pay membership dues, make donations, RSVP for events, and more.
10/3/2013
Workers at the Los Angeles United School District (LAUSD) have started confiscating iPads that bypassed the devices' security measures, according to the Los Angeles Times. The tampered iPads could access unauthorized websites and apps, such as Facebook, YouTube, and Pandora.

10/2/2013

10/2/2013
State government internet portals first appeared in the mid-1990s. Like state capitol buildings, state portals share with their historical predecessors the intent to maintain an outpost for doing the public’s business, with the added benefit of collapsing geographical barriers and making government available at the time and place of the citizen’s choosing. This compendium provides a 50-state view of how far states have come in realizing those aspirations.
10/2/2013
Conceptua Math announces Fact Fluency: a new adaptive computing module for its groundbreaking math curriculum. Fact Fluency uses personalized learning algorithms along with Conceptua’s patent-pending visual models. With the introduction of Fact Fluency, Conceptua Math adds the power of adaptive learning to its rich adaptive teaching curriculum.
10/2/2013
A well executed mobile app idea can boost student/teacher engagement and be a beneficial tool for your district. Whether you're saving your pennies or you've got money to burn, doing your app homework first will ensure that you don't waste money or time.

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