Classroom Integration

2/9/2012

2/9/2012

Epson introduced the Epson PowerLite 470, 475W, 480, and 485W – four bright, affordable and easy-to-install ultra-short throw projectors designed for the K12 classroom.

2/6/2012

2/6/2012

SMARTdesks launched iGroup Collaborative Learning Furniture at the School and College Building Expo 2012 in Orlando, Florida.

2/2/2012

2/2/2012

Olympic gold-medal gymnast Shawn Johnson and Rep. Bruce Braley recently introduced the Shawn Johnson Fitness for Life Act in Iowa. The bill aims to improve PE programs and get students excited about exercise by using technology such as heart monitors and computerized fitness programs.

Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president
2/2/2012

Jill Duffy of PCMag.com may have said it best: "Apple brings a spotlight with it everywhere it goes, and people pay attention to anything caught in its glow."

Rumors of the new and improved iBooks application began swirling weeks before Apple's anticipated announcement on Jan. 19, but perhaps no one was expecting the tidal wave of media coverage that proclaimed the company's venture into the textbook industry to be the Holy Grail of K12 learning. After all, iPads are hardly new, nor are their netbook predecessors or online learning material, for that matter.

2/2/2012

With iPads making their way into kindergarten classrooms from Maine to Tennessee, it may seem like a given that American education is embracing technology for the rising generation.

2/2/2012

The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said he wants all students to have digital textbooks within five years and challenged industry and state leaders to spur the market.

2/1/2012

2/1/2012

From playing math games to editing writing assignments, interactive white boards are engaging students in their work at Spring Street School in Massachusetts.

1/31/2012

1/31/2012

Using version 11 of SMART Notebook collaborative learning software being released in spring 2012, StrataLogica will become the first web application to integrate with the latest version of the software used by SMART customers.

1/30/2012

1/30/2012

The curved glass and metal front of the Alamance-Burlington School System Career and Technical Education Center isn’t quite futuristic enough to be described as Jetsons-style architecture.

1/24/2012

1/24/2012

Chessi Oetjens loves used her iPad in the classroom. It cuts down on paperwork. She can access her school computer from anywhere. The third grade teacher at Arborwood South also loves how the device excites her students.

1/23/2012

1/23/2012

When Apple announced its textbook initiative, there was a rush of excitement among educators. Textbooks from major publishers, which can cost $40 to $75 dollars in print, would be available as interactive e-books for $15 or less.

1/20/2012

1/20/2012

Apple’s plan to bring iPad textbooks to schools across America and around the world via iBooks 2 and iBooks Author is nothing short of a revolution. It could mean the end of giant, overused dog-eared volumes jammed into bulging backpacks balanced atop the over-burdened backs of America’s youth.

1/19/2012

1/19/2012

Promethean unveiled ActivTable for public preview at BETT 2012. ActivTable inspires users to take an active role in their own learning and that of their friends by driving student engagement, participation and creativity.

1/17/2012

1/17/2012

Students may not have to wait for Idaho to roll out a statewide laptop program before they get their hands on a new computer.

1/13/2012

1/13/2012

The Lakeville Area (Minn.) Public School District is currently in the process of implementing the "iLearn 194 Technology Initiative," a project that will increase and improve learning through technology in Lakeville's schools.

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