Technology

1/11/2013

1/11/2013

Kno, Inc., a leader in education software, launched Kno Me, a personal study dashboard that helps students measure their engagement with each Kno eTextbook they use.

1/11/2013

Med-Vision LLC announces that disease management and strategic wellness programs are helping employers reduce health claims cost.

1/11/2013

Achieve, in partnership with College Summit, the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), and the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), has released a series of action briefs on the role of school counselors, secondary school leaders, and elementary school leaders in the implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).

1/11/2013

Within the wide expanse of social networking, educators appear to be gravitating to more protected and exclusive spaces. While teachers often use such popular mainstream social networks as Facebook, they are more likely to seek out and return to less-established networks that offer the privacy, peer-to-peer connections, and resource sharing that meets their specific professional needs, according to a recent survey and interviews with educators.

1/10/2013

1/10/2013

Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced the launch of National Geographic: People, Animals, and the World, a new multimedia resource in its National Geographic Virtual Library (NGVL) product line.

1/10/2013

Almost 40 percent of K-12 and higher education schools are storing or throwing away textbooks that are dated, damaged or have otherwise reached the end of their productive life, leaving significant potential to increase book recycling programs across the country, according to a new study by the National Wildlife Federation.

1/10/2013

As part of a three-year cycle of technology upgrades, the district plans to purchase 4,020 computers, 20 percent of which will be portable devices and mini-laptops.

1/10/2013

App2Pro announces the release of App Secret 1.0.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. This popular utility app lets users passcode protect their private photos, videos, notes, reminders, contacts, voice memos, and at an attractive introductory price $0.99 (USD).

1/9/2013

1/9/2013

An annual Internet safety course taught by students for students at Shippensburg (Pa.) high school urges young people to think before they post on the web.

1/9/2013

The Academy of Business, Law and Education charter school in Stockton, Calif. is an all-digital high school that uses an online curriculum and web-based research tools.

1/9/2013

Urbana Junior High and High School students no longer getting in trouble for bringing out Kindles or iPads, thanks to a new Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) pilot program.

1/9/2013

Plattsmouth Community Schools' technology committee's proposal calls for all K12 teachers to receive laptops next year and high school students to receive computers in 2014.

1/9/2013

Using an online program available through e-centers, the Columbus (Miss.) Municipal School District is graduating more high school students. Read about the one-to-one nature of this program and the wealth of metrics it offers the district.

1/9/2013

Scott McLeod, director of innovation for Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency 8 in Iowa, takes a look at social media policies that have worked and those that haven't, and concludes we may be trying too hard.

1/9/2013

Computer repair business owner Christopher Baran was taken aback when attending a charity event at the Christian K-12 Shorewood school, Christ's Academy, recently.

Its computers were pretty out of date, he could see, and there weren't enough for the number of students.

"They showed me what they were working with," Baran said, "and it was nowhere near what they should have, and not everything worked. A lot of their computers were several generations outdated."

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