Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 02/12/2014 - 3:56pm
Hooda Math, a K12 provider of web-based math games, announced the release of more than 50 free games, from basic skill practice to brain-challenging escape games. Each game is non-Flash-based and compatible with any web-enabled mobile device.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/11/2014 - 3:09pm
Ed tech organization LearnLaunch, along with the Harvard Graduate School of Education, will cosponsor the second annual “Across Boundaries” conference focused on utilizing ed tech to improve K12 and higher education outcomes.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 02/11/2014 - 1:58pm
This summer, President Barack Obama asked a simple question: “In a country where we expect free Wi-Fi with our coffee, why wouldn’t we have it in our schools?” However, schools and districts across the country desperately lack technological capacity. The ISTE 2013 Vision K-20 Survey, which is not yet published, found that 70 percent of educators believe there is not enough bandwidth in their schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 02/11/2014 - 1:50pm
Nic Borg’s background is unlike any of the other entrepreneurs featured in the Education Technology Innovation series. He comes from academe, but rather than being a former university professor, Borg spent seven years at Kaneland High School in Maple Park, Ill. building web-based tools and learning management solutions. The small-scale innovation that he introduced proved to be a pilot for something bigger to come.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 02/11/2014 - 9:56am
By the end of last week, 800 Bayonne, N.J., students were expected to be roaming the hallways with books in hand and, if all goes according to plan, carrying new Google Chromebooks. A few months ago, the Bayonne school district went wireless in all its classrooms to prepare for the new digital state tests.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 02/11/2014 - 9:52am
Penn Manor High School recently distributed more than 1,700 laptop computers to its students for use in the classroom in the largest 1-to-1 student laptop program of any school district in Lancaster County in Pennsylvania. Every student in grades nine through 12 received a custom-designed Acer computer, carrying case, charger and mouse.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 02/11/2014 - 9:50am
The Alamance-Burlington School System has a new executive director of technology and career and technical education. Dennis Frye was with Rockingham County Public Schools since 2007, and last served as director of instructional technology and media.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 02/11/2014 - 9:43am
November 4-7, 2014
Palm Springs, Calif.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 02/11/2014 - 9:41am
June 28-July 1, 2014
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 02/11/2014 - 9:39am
April 2-4, 2014
New York, N.Y.