Classroom Integration

2/27/2012

2/27/2012

Successful Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who, in creating and running their businesses, clearly understand the importance of understanding the market and testing how effective their products are, seem to leave those important instincts at the door when they comment on -- and these days increasingly get involved in -- K-12 education.

2/24/2012

2/24/2012

Students at Catholic high schools in Brockton and Braintree, and others in grades 7 through 12 in Kingston, will start the next school year with iPads instead of papers and books in their backpacks, part of a growing number of schools looking to trade traditional learning tools for the latest technology.

2/24/2012

Numonics Corporation announced CleverTouch, its newest optical interactive touchscreen overlay designed for easy installation over commercial flat panel displays creating an interactive environment with a connected computer.

2/24/2012

Time To Know's updated platform, DTP 6.1, now supports Windows Internet Explorer 9, Apple Safari 5.1, Apple Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.7 operating systems, and all related models.

2/23/2012

2/23/2012

Based on a recent customer survey by Time To Know, teachers in New York and Texas using the company’s Digital Teaching Platform in their classrooms are satisfied with the program and have seen improvements in student engagement and academic progress.

2/23/2012

Desktop virtualization is not a new idea, but when coupled with CDI's recertified computers, it means big savings for K12 schools.

2/23/2012

DA editors attend many national and state conferences around the country to learn the latest about education and ed technology. In early February I spent time at the Texas Computer Education Association Annual Convention and Exposition learning about the latest trends in ed tech.

2/23/2012

FCC calls for national adoption of eTextbooks...who will lead the way?

2/23/2012

This open source tool will support states as they transition to next-generation assessments for the Common Core.

2/23/2012

As part of District Administration's Distinguished Lecture Series for K12 technology executives, we spoke with Scott McLeod, founding director of the Center for the Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education (CASTLE).

2/22/2012

2/22/2012

netTrekker announced that it has re-launched as Knovation. The new entity reflects a transformation of the company’s strategic growth plan and ongoing endeavor to create breakthrough digital content solutions for K12 education. 

2/17/2012

2/17/2012

Interactive textbooks for the iPad and other digital instructional materials from Pearson are taking center stage days after the U.S. Department of Education announced a move toward digital textbooks and other mobile learning technology for classrooms of the future.

2/13/2012

2/13/2012

Luidia Inc. announced that eBeam technology can now be acquired by approximately 43,000 classrooms and 72 school boards throughout Quebec, increasing the global reach of the company’s technology.

2/13/2012

The penguin caused a stir when it arrived last month. Teacher Sarah Halon told her first-graders at Washington Elementary School that if they wanted to keep the bird, they would have to learn how to care for it.

2/9/2012

2/9/2012

PBS LearningMedia announced findings from a national survey of teachers grades preK-12: 91 percent of teachers surveyed reported having access to computers in their classrooms, but only 22 percent said they have the right level of technology.

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