Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 02/22/2015 - 3:07pm
A magnet program in computer game design draws career-focused high school students from across Florida’s sprawling Hillsborough County school system. Middleton Magnet High School houses four STEM programs, including the Academy of Computer Game Design.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 02/21/2015 - 10:48am
A cadre of students trained in IT support are bolstering the responsiveness of districts’ help desks. The students provide an inexpensive and much-needed tech resource while gaining experience, new skills and confidence.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 02/16/2015 - 7:52am
Wisconsin's 16 technical colleges could establish independent charter high schools staffed by college instructors, under a proposal being circulated by two lawmakers that aims to better prepare students for the workforce.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 02/16/2015 - 7:46am
Teachers armed with the right repertoire of digital tools, professional competencies and administrative supports will be better able to attend successfully to the needs of racially and economically marginalized students and to ensure that all can succeed in what appears likely to be a highly digital future.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 02/16/2015 - 7:41am
The state’s Education Oversight Committee is evaluating the technological divide between school districts as the state moves to online end-of-year testing for every school. Less than 4 percent of South Carolina’s 81 districts report having a device available for every student.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 02/16/2015 - 7:36am
Shmoop’s catalog of thousands of videos can be accessed via their video library, ShmoopTube, and are also embedded throughout their site to help visual and auditory learners stay apace in the text-heavy internet world. The videos cover topics from literature and history to science, math, grammar and computer science.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 02/16/2015 - 7:30am
The Lexitab Neon XL Tablet features a double interface for adults and a Lexibook Kids OS designed for younger users. The tablet gives users access to Lexibook Market's 26,000 educational apps and Google Play.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 02/16/2015 - 7:21am
The upgraded XpressConnect Enrollment System 4.0 has been launched for both on-premise and cloud-based customers. The 4.0 release builds upon XpressConnect’s track record of certificate provisioning and Wi-Fi onboarding across a wide array of unmanaged (BYOD) and managed devices.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 02/16/2015 - 7:15am
If indeed, after a decade of studying the human brain, we know the arts enhance math and science comprehension, we must begin changing the curriculum to be using the arts and art integration, namely teaching through the arts.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 02/16/2015 - 7:12am
The expansion of VTech's Go! Go! Smart family includes extensions to the Wheels and Animals lines and the new Go! Go! Smart Friends. Infusing technology into play patterns, the expanded product lines feature nearly 75 different playsets, accessories, animals, vehicles and figures.