Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 10:13am
The Malden Public Schools, in Mass., are aiming to promote early childhood literacy with a new software platform. Titled Footsteps2Brilliance, the program will allow all Malden students access to a library of talking e-books and educational games through smart phones, tablets, and computers.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 3:16pm
Increasingly, publishers like Pearson Plc and McGraw-Hill Education are turning to a new model: Creating online versions of their texts, often loaded with interactive features, and selling students access codes that expire at semester's end.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 3:19pm
ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, and the publisher of more than 40 education books a year, is launching a short-format imprint with the debut of its first four ASCD Arias™ professional development publications.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 11:10am
A small, southeast Kansas school district whose superintendent became a true believer after visiting an Illinois school is doing away with textbooks and paper tests in favor of all-digital instruction.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 05/20/2013 - 1:48pm
The concept of a school library in a digital age is challenging. With the capacity to download books onto a range of digital devices, there is every possibility the library could look superfluous to youngsters growing up today. Why would you want to visit a room which is essentially about storage and distribution?
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 4:22pm
Amid the unveiled alongside the iPad Mini at an event on Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook also brought up Apple’s leading role in education, highlighting the fact that the older full-size iPad had already been adopted by 2,500 classrooms around the U.S. in the two and a half years since it was first introduced.