Technology

7/25/2012

7/25/2012

While hiring dedicated social media managers is commonplace in the private sector, it's rarely seen in school districts.

7/25/2012

Mobile technology has the potential to be the next boom industry for education. Companies interested in tapping into this market now have a resource that defines the wants and needs of district leaders related to mobile devices with the National Survey on Mobile Technology for K-12 Education, published by IESD Inc. in collaboration with STEM Market Impact.

A student at Florida Virtual School completes coursework online before dance practice.
7/25/2012

Virtual school programs-especially online high school courses-are gaining traction in school districts around the country. According to a report issued in November 2011 by the National Center for Education Statistics, 55 percent of the more than 2,000 school districts surveyed had students in distance education programs during the 2009-2010 school year.

7/25/2012

We spoke with several K12 vendors at ISTE 2012 and asked about trends for the upcoming school year.Watch the video

7/25/2012

K-20 institutions are maintaining current levels of technology growth despite difficult budget conditions, according to the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA).

7/25/2012

Promising better connections and fewer dropped calls, Wilson Electronics announced the availability of the Sleek 4G-V, the world's first 4Gsignal booster designed to improve cell reception in vehicles such as school buses.

7/25/2012

The good news for the highest discount applicants is that USAC has notified the FCC that it has identified a total of $1.05 billion which are available to carry forwardfor E-Rate funding into subsequent funding years.

7/25/2012

Follett Software announced that Hunterdon Central Regional High School District in Central New Jersey has adopted Aspen, the company’s student information system.

7/24/2012

7/24/2012

News Corp. is forming a partnership with AT&T Inc. to provide tablet-based learning and assessment products for kindergarten through grade 12.

7/24/2012

YourTeacher is proud to announce the release of their Algebra 1 iBooks textbook for iPad, available now exclusively on the iBookstore.

7/24/2012

Classroom2Classroom, LLC announces the launch of their new online marketplace, www.Classroom2Classroom.com, that provides the K12 education community a platform to buy and sell new and used classroom library books.

7/23/2012

7/23/2012

Paragon Software Group and Oxford University Press bring the groundbreaking Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary 8th edition mobile application to Windows Phone devices.

7/23/2012

ClassLink is pleased to announce a new partnership with Education Networks of America that will offer LaunchPad to all schools in Tennessee, Idaho and Indiana at special consortium pricing.

7/23/2012

Teaching in a Blended Learning Model is filled with best practices for virtual school and classroom environments and can be accessed 24/7.

7/23/2012

Blackboard Inc. announced the U.S. release of Blackboard ConnectTxt, a 2-way mass notification platform.

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