Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 07/16/2013 - 11:27am
Confronted with the difficult task of keeping his children engaged during Skype conversations, Ken came up with Chatty Kidz to create an interactive and collaborative environment where the entire family can contribute to the child's learning from anywhere in the world.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 07/16/2013 - 11:21am
The exacqVision VMS software is fully integrated into the Retail 20/20 user interface, allowing users to quickly and efficiently identify potential losses without having to move between different applications.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 07/16/2013 - 11:16am
The key advance here is that by using the Focus and Alertness neurofeedback (brainwave biofeedback) of the Peak Achievement Trainer, highly effective brain training was accomplished in a lot less time, a total of five hours--twelve sessions, only one a week, instead of the usual two or three.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 4:47pm
A recent study which assessed more than 1,100 colleges and universities that prepare elementary and secondary teachers and their admission standards, training and value found most teacher training lacking in proficiency based teaching strategies which could add to the U.S. achievement gap.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 4:41pm
The new capability of the Blackboard Analytics™ platform leverages more than 25 different factors to build a risk profile based on a student’s academic background and focus, test scores and changes in performance.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 4:02pm
Taking advantage of the Tableau Data Extract API has made it easy to incorporate Rapid Insight models into the Tableau visualization products
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 3:56pm
CrossTec SchoolVue for Android includes chat and request help functionality along with the ability to broadcast the teacher's screen directly to student tablets; lock tablet screens to gain attention; engage students with class surveys; display lesson objectives, and more.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 3:43pm
School districts and those who work in them are finding social media sites — like Facebook, Twitter and others — as useful ways to communicate with parents and community members.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 3:40pm
Heralded as a visionary, conciliatory leader when tapped last year to become Santa Clara County's top educator, Xavier De La Torre now is accused of creating an atmosphere of fear that has employees fleeing and his bosses unhappy enough to deny him extra pay.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 3:37pm
Florida’s formula for grading its schools — hailed as a model nationwide — may be rewritten again this year to include a controversial “safety net” that would keep grades from dropping more than one letter.