Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 08/12/2014 - 1:34am
Three months before a public vote on whether the state can borrow $2 billion for school technology, most observers expect little opposition. The state budget included how much each district would get if the measure passes, based on state aid formulas.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 08/12/2014 - 1:13am
Dig-It! Games introduced Maya Quiz, a new app for the iPad that offers historically accurate information about Mayan archaeology, history and culture.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:34am
The Instituto Crescer launched a free online assessment that permits school managers and their workgroups to perform a self-evaluation on pedagogical and managerial school practices to analyze how innovative they are.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:23am
Kickboard instructional management solution’s new Early Warning Indicator System gives educators the ability to intervene early by tracking how many, and which, students are off track for end-of-year promotion or future academic success.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:16am
Acer America announced the Acer Chromebook 13, a new Chromebook powered by an NVIDIA Tegra K1 mobile processor and the company’s first with a 13.3-inch display.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:50am
A platform that pairs e-books with movie-style soundtracks is gaining attention in the K12 realm for boosting reading engagement and comprehension.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 08/10/2014 - 6:44am
Rural schools that don’t have the ability to build or maintain a wireless network may have another option that gives students internet access in class and at home: LTE networks. LTE, or Long Term Evolution, is a wireless technology that offers fast data download and upload speeds for cell phones and tablets.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 08/05/2014 - 1:17pm
About 56 percent of parents and students feel their schools are adequate technology-wise, according to a survey from the Center for the Digital Future. Less than half of students said their teachers were adequately teaching them to use new technologies.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:22am
More than 75 students from middle schools all over Horry County gathered as part of an iTeams camp put on by the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics. The camp is designed to help students to learn about technology and how it can be used in the workplace.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 08/05/2014 - 7:40am
The school district in Hoboken, New Jersey has decided to abandon its 1-to-1 laptop program for seventh, eighth and ninth graders. Ultimately, the Hoboken School District decided the scheme was more trouble than it was worth—even when supported by federal grants.