Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 06/04/2013 - 10:20am
This mission goes beyond simply keeping children occupied. Research by the National Summer Learning Association shows that students lose an average of two months’ worth of learned instruction over the summer.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 4:38pm
Each year speech-language pathologists provide strategies to help thousands of children manage their stuttering, but these clinicians may not be trained to help deal with the bullying these children often face, says a Purdue University expert.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 4:34pm
Chosen from a pool of close to 200 applicants, Hapara was selected based on the quality of its product and user experience, the potential for its platform to impact student engagement and performance, and the extent to which teachers want to use its tools.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 4:11pm
With HDMI input and five different projection modes, the Canon LE-5W projector can easily be used to project high-quality movies, video games, and still-or-streamed images from PC’s, Blu-ray players, game consoles, HD streaming players, and digital cameras onto nearly any surface.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 4:00pm
Vaddio, the global leader in robotic PTZ cameras and camera control systems, announces a major software update to the ClearVIEW HD-USB PTZ camera. In addition to the current USB streaming, version 2.0 allows for IP HD video streaming and remote PTZ camera control through the Ethernet network interface.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 3:59pm
Almost half-a-million brand-new books are making their way into the hands of kids from low-income families this week, thanks to First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise, and The Molina Foundation.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 3:55pm
Kansas families now have access to a new and innovative public school option with the announcement of the Kansas Virtual Academy (KSVA). Offered by the Spring Hill School District, the online public school will serve students statewide in grades K-6 beginning next year.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 3:50pm
Built to complement PrepMe, an online adaptive learning solution for PSAT, SAT and ACT test preparation, the PrepMe Vocabulary Quiz is a free tool that helps prepare students to reach their goals.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 3:47pm
Badgetec has developed a new category of wearable Personal Tags that attach to ones clothing with a new “paperclip-like” clip. Called the Contour Clip®, it uses two flat fingers similar to paperclips that clamp over an edge of the collar, lapel or pocket.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 3:42pm
As the district moves toward implementing 1:1 learning environments, DCP, a mobile device compatible platform, will support this initiative by providing students with direct access to the curriculum and learning resources on the devices that they will be using every day.