Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 12:15pm
Each school district’s goal was to supply every student with a tablet and integrate it into their existing curriculum and technology. NCCISD has completed this goal, outfitting all 300 students in the district. MISD supplied their entire sixth grade of 1,600 students with LearnPads as part of a multi-year integration of 1:1.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 12:13pm
myON reader allows students to access a unique online environment where they have access to the largest collection of enhanced digital books with multimedia supports, including naturally recorded audio, text highlighting and an embedded dictionary.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 12:10pm
The event is designed to bring local educators and innovative ed tech entrepreneurs together, and provide opportunities for teachers to explore new products and to ask the tough questions of the entrepreneurs.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 12:07pm
English Spanish Success!, an interdisciplinary suite of innovative curriculum products (Sparkito!, Comprendo!, Claro!) published and distributed by Sunburst, is currently being used in 68 Austin Independent School District (AISD) elementary schools and over 100 districts in the U.S. ESS! supports language and academic vocabulary acquisition skills for Spanish-dominant speaking student populations.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 12:03pm
The Teachscape Reflect observation and evaluation management system will help administrators and teachers focus on specific areas in which teachers can build their skills and collaborate on their professional learning, at both the individual and school level.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 12:01pm
An independent panel of judges decided which schools would be selected for the award after nominations were submitted earlier this year. In addition to reviewing each school’s safety plan, the judges also based final scores on six criteria and put an emphasis on schools that use technology to promote safety.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 11:32am
Discovery Education Streaming Plus provides access to more than 155,000 digital learning objects that enhance curriculum and support all subject areas and learning styles, including videos, skill builders, games, audio files, images, writing prompts and encyclopedia articles.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 11:29am
Combined, these technologies allow people to have truly natural conversations with the robot, in nineteen different languages. Further, NAO robots will become even further personalized through a custom text-to-speech voice that was specifically developed to match the robot’s personality.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 11:25am
Paired with a 2MP webcam with integrated microphone for video conferencing, and built-in speakers, this dual-point optical touch screen display is ideal for commercial vertical markets such as signage, point of information, and kiosks for interactive applications in enterprise, SMB, education, POS, hospitality and more.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 11:20am
Developed specifically to address the requirements of the Common Core State Standards, these highly interactive instructional resources enable teachers to provide targeted instructional content to each student based on his or her most critical areas of need.